The Legislative Library invites you to attend a lunch hour of readings from the 2009 Saskatchewan Book Award Winners.
Legislative Library Room 234 - Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 12:00-1:00
The final slate of programs for the PLA 2010 Virtual Conference is now confirmed. On March 25-26, 2010 the Public Library Association (PLA) will share a condensed live and online PLA 13th National Conference with public librarians and public library workers who can’t make the trip to Portland.
Checking Out the Future: Perspectives from the Library Community on Information Technology and 21st-Century Libraries by Jennifer C. Hendrix ALA Office for Information Technology Policy Policy Brief No. 2, February 2010
Today, at Regina Public Library's George Bothwell Branch, Deputy Premier and Education Minister Ken Krawetz joined members of Saskatchewan's public library community to celebrate the implementation of the new Single Integrated Library System, and to view a demonstration of the new system.
Librarians Serving Diverse Populations is a qualitative and quantitative assessment and research study of the paths and experiences of librarians whose duties include serving diverse cultures.
The University of Chicago Press is offering The Nature of the Book by Adrian Johns as their free e-book download this month.
RPL is now a member of the Saskatchewan Information & Library Services Consortium (SILS Consortium).
The University of Chicago Press is offering The Nature of the Book by Adrian Johns as their free e-book download this month.
February 21 -27, is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom.
Berlitz and DailyLit have teamed up to offer an innovative approach to language learning: Berlitz DailyLit Spanish Lessons are perfect for the modern student. Sign up by May 1, 2010 to receive the series for free.
ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation and Honda Canada created January 27 as Family Literacy Day in 1999 to encourage families to read and learn together.
Saskatchewan Archives Week 2010 takes place February 1 - 7. Archives Week is a province-wide initiative that aims to build public awareness and use of archives in Saskatchewan.
The premier library technology conference in Canada, is being held October 13 - 16 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Perceptions 2009: an international survey of library automation gives the general conclusions and presents all the statistical results derived from the survey.
WebJunction Group: Google Wave for Libraries
Oxford University Press Winter Book Sale is now on.
The 2010 Horizon Report which is a collaborative effort between the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) and the New Media Consortium (NMC) is now available.
What It Takes To Make It Last: E-Resources Preservation - February 10, 2010.
The December issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around The World is now available. This is a free newsletter published on a regular basis by Library Archives Canada ( LAC ) that explores and highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sector.
The CRKN has announced the conclusion of three-year license renewals with 14 scholarly publishers, valued at approximately $140 million (CAD).
Palliser Regional Library is now part of a provincial consortium that is moving towards a "one province, one library card" system.
To help poets and poetry organizers in their production of NPM events, the League is offering funding for readings and performances which explore this year’s theme: Climate Changes!
The New Democratic Party’s critic on the copyright file, Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), has introduced two proposals to amend the Copyright Act that would help balance the interest of both creators and consumers in the digital age.
Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries
AquaBrowser offered through SaaS (Software as a Service) hosted by Serials Solutions, AquaBrowser makes cutting-edge navigation accessible for more libraries and their customers.
CLA has launched a new Toolkit to help members advocate for federal legislation in support of the Library Book Rate
French records further enrich WorldCat as global resource
Free access to SAGE Reference Online from now until May 15, 2010 - Need to register
The new version of NoveList, from EBSCO Publishing will be available this summer.
ebrary has announced a new School Collection featuring more than 6,600 e-books and other titles from publishers.
13 Ways (and 147 Tools) to Help Your Library Save Money on Technology
Ann Chapman of UKOLN clip about Resource Description and Access (RDA)
"Wiley Online Library will host the world’s broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities."
This free website enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, simply by reading online.
The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services has announced two free live webinars to be offered during Preservation Week, May 9-15.
- Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products
- Mold Prevention and Remediation
May 2010 issue of Crossroads: the newsletter of WebJuntion.org is now available.
e BC Teacher-Librarians' Association has announce that Tu Loan Trieu is the 2010 and inaugural recipient of the New BC Teacher-Librarian of the Year Award.
NLM Classification 2010 - This edition incorporates all 2010 additions and changes to the schedules (see Class Numbers Added and Canceled) and to the index, which has been newly edited and updated with appropriate MeSH concepts.
YUDU media launches Shakespeare's entire collection as free ebooks
Open Access Week 2010 declared for October 18 to 24 which is a global event to promote free, immediate, online access to research now entering its fourth year.
Canadiana Authorities is a new service of Library and Archives Canada (LAC). This application searches over 660,000 Canadiana name, title and name/title authority records.
Canadian Library Trustees Association Stan Heath Achievement Award for Literacy. The (CLTA) was so overwhelmed by the quality of the entries received it had no choice but to call a tie.
Both the Regina Public Library Board and the Lethbridge Public Library Board will receive this year’s Achievement Award for Literacy for two very different but equally impressive and innovative literacy programs.
2010 CASLIS Award for Special Librarianship in Canada Announced
The Canadian Library Trustees Association (CLTA) announced that Judith Umbach of Calgary Alberta is this year’s winner of the CLTA Merit Award for Distinguished Service as a Public Library Trustee.
BookLamp.org matches readers to books through an analysis of writing styles, similar to the way that Pandora.com matches music lovers to new music
Boopsie has released a web app/conference directory for those attending to the Canadian Librarian Association 2010 Annual Conference
The National Library of China will share its rich collections with libraries and researchers around the world as a new participant in the OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing service.
OverDrive, a distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and digital content for libraries, schools, and retailers, announced that it will release a series of apps that will combine eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive and multimedia content into one user-friendly application
Greening Interlibrary Loan Practices - OCLC report
BC Books Online is collaboration between publishers and libraries to purchase electronic rights to a collection of non-fiction books by BC publishers and to make them accessible through public, school, and post-secondary libraries.
Lakeland Library Region - All branches (except Lloydminster) will be closed on Monday, June 7th and Tuesday, June 8th as they migrate to the new province wide integrated library system.
Sound Practices in Library Services to Aboriginal Peoples: Integrating Relationships, Resources and Realities
Aboriginal Library Services Working Group and written by Mary Cavanagh
For: Provincial/Territorial Public Library Council (PTPLC)
Saskatchean native Karen Solie has been named the Canadian winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize
OCLC Canada LTS Library Technical Services to perform cataloguing for Ontario Colleges
Andrew Motion attacks 'catastrophic' plan for volunteers to run libraries (UK)
Canadian Association of Research Libraries CARL E-Lert # 379, is now available
Keith Walker is the new President of the Canadian Library Association
OverCat is LibraryThing's new index of 32 million library records, assembled from libraries around the world, and the first step in a major upgrade of LibraryThing's cataloging functions.
Google's new search index: Caffeine
The Chinook Regional Library will join the rest of the province in sharing an online catalog the week of September 27th 2010
Saskatoon Public Library announces the 2010 Board
Saskatoon Public Library is celebrating National Aboriginal Day, June 21st by having an Aboriginal Short Film Festival at J S Wood Branch
Newsplayer is a web and mobile based service providing newsreel footage spanning the last 100 years.
CARL E-Lert # 382, July 2 2010 from Canadian Association of Research Libraries
Free Open Access to the RDA Toolkit through August 31, 2010
The Power of the Communities is an online directory of over 125 memory and knowledge institutions across Canada.
Above the Fold is a Web-based newsletter published by OCLC Research. The July 16, 2010 - Vol. 3, No. 24 now available
MedlinePlus from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, has a new look and new features
VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries.
The Handheld Librarian 3, a 2-day online conference scheduled for July 28 and 29, 2010 and is now accepting registrations. Conference is organized by TAP Information Services and LearningTimes.
WebJunction calendar updates July, August &September
Wiley Online Library launching August 7- 8, 2010
Going Green in North American Public Libraries: A Critical Snapshot of Policy and Practice
PNLA/WLA Conference, Victoria August 11-14
Video Interview: Brian Lavoie on the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access
Wiley Online Library is now available, this site replaces Wiley InterScience
NEXT: A Library Futures Symposium
Researcha provides immediate, pay-as-you-go access to information on companies from across the globe.
Saskatchewan Teachers Federation is sponsoring two summer workshops designed to enhance the professional development of teacher-librarians.
Literacy: An Aboriginal Cultural Tradition Final Report from the Aboriginal Literacy Gathering 2010 is available on the SALN site.
InfoCamp is an conference for the information community. October 2-3, 2010 - Seattle, Washington.
Karen Adams elected as CLA Vice-President/President-Elect
Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies
Terminology for Art, Architecture, and Other Cultural Works by Patricia Harpring Online Edition
Preparing Your Library for RDA September 14-15, 2010 - Presented by Mary Beth Weber and Christopher Cronin
Google Realtime Search: a new home with new tools
ALA Online Learning Fundamentals of Acquisitions
Four-week online course that focuses on the basics of library acquisitions
Deputy Premier and Education Minister Ken Krawetz has proclaimed September 8 as Literacy Day in Saskatchewan.
Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.
University of Lethbridge Library Mobile Website App allows you to view the library's hours, book a group work room, find available computers in the library, do a quick catalogue search, look at your library record, view library news and notices, find contact information, and text a librarian
Eight in Ten (84%) Canadian Parents Believe Companies Should Donate To and Sponsor Public School Libraries
D-Lib Magazine - September/October 2010 is now available. D-Lib Magazine is produced by Corporation for National Research Initiatives
WorldCat Local users now have access to more content from H.W. Wilson
The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliotheques (CLA/ACB) has announced that October has been designated as Canadian Library Month
NISO webinar - It's Only as Good as the Metadata: Improving OpenURL and Knowledgebase Quality October 13, 2010 - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
The International Law Library on WorldLII is the most comprehensive free access international law research infrastructure on the Internet.
ARL Annual Salary Survey 2010-2011
Sask Library Week Guerilla Advertising - The Saskatchewan Library Week Committee needs your help! In an effort to raise awareness about Saskatchewan Library Week before it happens.
The premier issue of Booklist Online Video Review is now available. This is a bimonthly e-newsletter featuring new reviews of videos for adults and youth.
Ontario Library Association - Super Conference 2011, February 2-5, 2011 Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
The Canadian Library Association's Advisory Committee on Intellectual Freedom has released the results of its annual survey of challenges to library resources and policies in Canada for 2009.
Marion Sherman Bursary Fund for Children's Librarians application deadline is November 1, 2010
Brewster Kahle has announced that the University of Toronto Library has 250,000+ books digitised on the Internet Archive
October 28th 2010 has been declared Canadian Special Libraries Day in recognition of the value of special libraries
Introducation to 2011 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) thesaurus
New OCLC Research Podcast Available: "How Libraries License e-Content" with Dorothea Salo
ALA Online Learning presents Fundamentals of Preservation a four-week online course that introduces participants to the principles, policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives.
With Bookplace you have access to more than million e-books and a broad selection of best-sellers, Book Place, from Toshiba
ARL 2008-09 have been published by the Association of Research Libraries
Library cuts threaten research
Saskatchewan Literacy Network Levels 1 & 2 Adult Literacy Benchmarks Workshops
2010 Spirit of Community Literacy Knowledge Exchange event is an excellent networking opportunity, as well as an opportunity for professional development for practitioners, tutors, volunteers and learners.
Library Journal Movers and Shakers 2011 Nomination deadline is November 1, 2010
PubIt! by Barnes & Noble is an online, self-service Web portal where independent publishers and authors can upload their eBooks and make them available for sale through the Barnes & Noble eBookstore.
ARL-ACRL ISC Webinar Series, Broader Library Involvement in Building Programs
ACRL and the TLT Group are co-sponsoring three online information literacy workshops this fall.
WikiBhasha is a multilingual content creation tool for Wikipedia.
Library and Archives Canada has announced the release of a new version of the online database Canadian Naturalization 1915-1951.
Library Anywhere from LibraryThing is a mobile version of your public or academic library.
The finalists for the 2010 Governor General's Literary Awards have been announced
The Association of Research Libraries has announced the recipients of the 2010 Library Assessment Career Achievement Award.
Podcast/Press release: New thinking on academic publishing and communication
JK Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, has won the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize.
CLA Copyright Grassroots Advocacy Kit now available
Japanese Library Consortia Join CLOCKSS
Arthur Slade wins 2010 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for The Hunchback Assignments
Library Journal announces inaugural top ten best books list
2010 Saskatchewan Book Awards will be announced and presented at the 2010 Awards Gala, which will take place on Nov. 27, 2010
SAGE has announced the launch of SAGE Open a new publication to support open access publishing in the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.
OCLC has announced that the British Library has added 12 million bibliographic records to WorldCat
SirsiDynix BookMyne™ iPhone application, bringing convenient, social-savvy library functionality into patrons everyday activities
WebJunction’s second free online conference, Serving the 21st Century Patron, will be on December 1–2
Canadian Library Association - Maintaining Canada’s Library Book Rate received Honorable Mentions at the 2010 NonProfit PR Awards: Advocacy Campaign & Lobbying
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce that it is modernizing its textual reprography services in order to meet growing client demand for digital copies.
Library and Archives Canada announced the release of a new guide to its collection of documents on internment camps in Canada during both world wars (1914–1918 and 1939–1945
NLM® Catalog and Journals Databases Merge
OCLC Annual Report 2009/2010 now available online
Complete World Development Report Online
Canada Post maintains current Library Book Rates for a sixth year
Hunter's Confession wins Saskatchewan Book Awards book of year
The Three Year Strategic Plan, 2010-2013 of the Saskatchewan Multitype Library Board is now available on the site
International ISBN Agency has issued guidelines for the assignment of ISBNs to e-books
Emerald celebrates advent of Christmas with free articles
Google eBooks are stored in the cloud, so there is no file to download if you want to read on your computer, phone or tablet.
OCLC adds more content accessible through WorldCat Local
Don Kerr: new Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan
SLA is seeking a representative to serve on the review committee for the Dean, University Library at the University of Saskatchewan
Library and Archives Canada has announced the launch of a new online database, Canadian Families
Library and Archives Canada has announced the launch of a new online database, "Upper Canada Land Board (1765–1804)."
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released 2010: E-Book Buyer's Guide to E-Book Privacy
EBSCO Publishing is proud to provide the Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database as a free resource to anyone interested in libraries and information management
Teacher Reference Center (TRC) index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is now offered free via the EBSCOhost platform
The CERN Library publishes its book catalog as Open Data
Semantic Web is a new journal from IOS Press, the first issue of which is available to read free of charge
Library and Archives Canada has made the 1916 census of the Prairie provinces available online
The Canadian Library Association Executive Council has released the second draft of the CLA Future Plan
The Association of Research Libraries has announced the release of the report Fair Use Challenges in Academic and Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries has announced the website Liv Value - Value, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries is available which is funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
ScienceEducation.gov connects teachers and students to free, federally-funded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education resources.
The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species. Version 1, aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts).