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CLA’s 2016 Book of the Year for Children Award Shortlist

The Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Book of the Year for Children Award. This respected award honours a book published in Canada in 2015 by a Canadian author that appeals to readers aged 12 and younger. 295 more words

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CLA’s 2016 Young Adult Book Award Shortlist

The Canadian Library Association is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Young Adult Book Award. The award is generously sponsored by Library Services Centre and recognizes an author of an outstanding English-language Canadian work of fiction (novel, collection of short stories or graphic novel), published in 2015 that appeals to young adults. 245 more words

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The CLA is gone....

As of yesterday, Jan 27th, 2016 the Canadian Library Association (CLA) is no more. This comes at a time when many people in the Canadian Library landscape had been repeatedly questioning the relevance of the organization. 521 more words

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CLA's Struggle to Survive - Who is really voting on the future?

Emotions run high when it comes to CLA’s inability over the years to address key issues in the profession of academic librarianship. The latest call for membership participation, in its efforts to reinvent itself, seems to be spiraling into chaos with angry sentiments from members who have been, essentially, locked out of a democratic voting process as only a select few will be able to participate, see the blog by Marc Truitt, … 79 more words

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