INTERQUEST announces Digital Book Printing: Market Analysis & Forecast (2010-2015)
Lake Superior State University's 36th annual List of Words Banished
The library holdings of St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library, Windsor Castleare now live on Copac.
New Report Cloud-sourcing Research Collections: Managing Print in the Mass-digitized Library Environment
Universal Music Group Donates Over 200,000 Master Recordings to the Library of Congress
OverDrive has released apps for iPhone® and Android™ that enable users to download library eBooks and audiobooks directly to their devices for the first time.
January 2011 batch of Early Reviewer books now available at LibraryThing
The National Library of Medicine released a new design and organization for its Main Web site.
Family Literacy Day takes place annually on January 27 to celebrate adults and children reading and learning together
The next meeting of the SLA Board of Directors is scheduled for Monday, January 24, 2011
The Canadiana Discovery Portal is your best source for Canada’s documentary heritage, providing access to a huge assortment of historical artifacts from across the country.
Califa and Infopeople are presenting the Second Annual online web conference The Edgy Librarian, which is a full day conference, January 27, 2011, featuring many of the new technologies being used in libraries.
CLA Advisory Committee on Intellectual Freedom -- Challenges Survey for 2010
2011 CACUL New Academic Librarian of the Year Award
Family Literacy Day takes place annually on January 27 to celebrate adults and children reading and learning together
Wiley has announced the launch of Wiley Open Access,a new publishing program of open access journals.
OpenWMS: Workflow Management System for Digital Objects
John Vaillant wins Canada's largest non-fiction award
February 6 to 12, 2011 as Archives Week in Saskatchewan
OCLC releases new membership report: Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community
The ACRL Advocacy Committee is sponsoring a conversations series titled "Advocacy and the Academic Library" this winter and spring.
The Library of Congress Music Treasures Consortium provides online access to the world's most valued music manuscripts and print materials, held at the most renowned music archives, in order to further research and scholarship.
Deep Web Research 2011 by Marcus P. Zillman
Google: One million books scanned and returned to CIC university libraries
The Virtual Conference, offered March 31 – April 1 during the ACRL 2011 Conference, will provide academic and research librarians an affordable opportunity to participate in the conference.
CLA Library Technicians Interest Group Award of Merit, deadline for submissions is February 28
The Alberta Library invites proposals for conference sessions at Netspeed 2011: The Human Side of Technology, October 19-21, in Calgary, Alberta.
Registration is now open for the CLA 2011 National Conference and Trade Show, May 25 - 28, 2011 at the World Trade & Convention Centre,Halifax, Nova Scotia
Charles Foran won the $25,000 2011 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for his biography Mordecai: The Life & Times
Google One Pass is a payment system that enables publishers to set the terms for access to their digital content.
Lendle - for Kindle books
LYRASIS Class: Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Data
Sâkêwêwak Storytellers Festival happens from February 23-27, 2011
The Saskatchewan Library Association is pleased to announce that registration for the 2011 Saskatchewan Libraries Conference being held May 7, 2011 at TCU Place in Saskatoon is now open!
In celebration of Women's History Month, the Women Writers Online collection will be free and open to the public for the month of March 2011
New report: Lasting Change: Sustaining Digital Scholarship and Culture in Canada
WikiSym 2011 celebrates its 7th year of scholarly, technical and community innovation on October 3-5, 2011 at the Microsoft Research Campus in Silicon Valley, Mountain View, California
Cambridge University and OCLC Research Collaborate on Open Metadata Project
Integration New Media is having a webinar on Digital Publishing for Associations
Electronic Resources for Library Staff: A Survey by the Washington State Library
The Digital Library Federation, a program of the Council on Library and Information Resources, has launched its new Web site.
OCLC introduces a redesigned CONTENTdm
Saskatchewan Libraries Conference Grant 2011
Survey Questionnaire on Leadership and Minority Librarians
Iowa's elementary school librarians will have a new ebook resource for pre-kindergarten to third-grade students.
Library of Congress has released Preserving Our Digital Heritage: The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program 2010 Report
To celebrate its 175th anniversary year, the National Library of Medicine is inaugurating a new web site.
Halifax libraries won't pay rising e-book costs
Trendy Topics: Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, and More - An Online Conference - April 20, 2011.
Registration is now open for Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2011 – ‘Learning Under Living Skies’. June 1-3, 2011 in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has been invited to join a Government of Canada (GC) initiative on open data,
Better World Books announced LEAP (Literacy and Education in Action Program) Grants for Libraries
SirsiDynix releases BookMyne 2.1 iPhone Application
2011 Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award announced by the Canadian Library Association
CLA Pilot Project: Institutional Support for Staff Memberships
Regina Public Library has announced that Regina author Edward Willett will be its writer-in-residence for the 2011-2012 season
CLA-CASLIS Government Section- Invitation to Complete the 2011 Salary Survey
Officials from the Ministry of Education have joined with library leaders to announce funding for the Saskatchewan Multitype Digitization Initiative.
Canada at a Glance presents current Canadian demographic, education, health and aging, justice, housing, income, labour market, household, economic, travel, financial, agricultural, international trade and environmental statistics.
OverDrive’s International User Group Conference, Digipalooza will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, July 28 – 31, 2011
National Archives Federal Register puts new U.S. Government Manual on web for 1st time
BlackBerry app from OverDrive enables direct library ebook downloads
Conference - FutureCast: Shaping Research Libraries in a Networked Age June 8 -10, 2011 - Washington, D.C.,
New Report, "Scan and Deliver: Managing User-initiated Digitization in Special Collections and Archives" (OCLC)
Allan Wilson, Chief Librarian, Prince George Public Library, has been named 2011 recipient of the CLA/Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship.
NFAIS Webinar: Portable Devices and Mobile Users: A New Era for Information Delivery and Access
New Roles for Research Libraries: Digital Curation for Preservation webcast now available as archive
Canadian Library Association Announces 2011 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award Winner and Honour Books
2011 Winning Title for CLA Book of the Year for Children Award
The Canadian Library Association Announces Winner of the CLA/Information Today Award for Innovative Technology
Eric Stackhouse Receives 2011 CAPL/Brodart Outstanding Public Library Service Award
Alan Borovoy, General Counsel Emeritus (Canadian Civil Liberties Association), receives the 2011 Award for the Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada
University of Alberta MLIS Distance Education Session
Amazon Books launches author interview series: "Author Interviews@Amazon"
The online National Library of Medicine Classification has been issued in a newly revised edition as of April 28, 2011.
Innovative announces Sierra Services Platform development
Invitation to Saskatchewan Book Awards event hosted at the Legislative Library Wednesday, May 11 at noon
New Report: "Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections"
OCLC's WebJunction and ALA Learning Round Table collaborate to offer free online conference
“Preserving News in the Digital Environment” ia a new CRL report produced for the Library of Congress
The Canadian Film Encyclopedia, the CFE, is an online reference project from the Film Reference Library,
EBSCOhost Online Research Databases: Mobile Access
InTech, an Open Access publisher, has made available results from a recent survey of over 8,000 authors to determine their attitudes towards Open Access.
Heather Daly is the 2011 recipient of the Canadian Association for School Libraries / Margaret B. Scott Award of Merit.
Judith Comfort Wins the Canadian Association for School Libraries/Follett International Teacher-Librarian of the Year Award
Inside Search: The official Google Search blog
In celebration of June being National Aboriginal History Month the Regina Aboriginal Professionals Association (RAPA) is hosting a launch event, June 1, 2011, at First Nations University of Canada at 11:30pm – 1:30pm.
U.S. National Archives announces First "Wikipedian in Residence"
EBSCO Publishing has acquired the H.W. Wilson.
The 2011 Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture by Brad Fraser is now available on the Saskatchewan Library Association site.
Springer and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have announced the launch of a new book series, Insight and Innovation in International Development
The Association of Educational Publishers, and Creative Commons have announced a partnership to improve search results on the World Wide Web through the creation of a metadata framework specifically for learning resources.
Karen Adams is the new President of the Canadian Library Association
LITA and Top Tech Trends on YouTube
Gjertrud Schnackenberg's Heavenly Questions and Dionne Brand's Ossuaries are the International and Canadian winners of the 2011 annual Griffin Poetry Prize
Library and Archives Canada has announced the release of a new version of the online database Lower Canada Land Petitions (1626-1865).
The Canadian Children's Book Centre has announced the finalists for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award
Worldwide Library 2.011 Virtual (and Free) Conference, November 2 - 3, 2011
BookLikes is dedicated for all people who love to read and discover new books.
WorldCat Local mobile now in production
Library and Archives Canada has announced a new downloadable version of the Government of Canada Core Subject Thesaurus in SKOS/RDF format
ICANN's Board of Directors has approved a plan to usher in one of the biggest changes ever to the Internet's Domain Name System.
MedlinePlus Connect is a free service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Gale expands digital collections
Library and Archives Canada Marks the Opening of the New Nitrate Film Preservation Centre
The Internet Archive has announced that the 1,000th library from 6 countries has joined its In-Library eBook Lending Program.
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative: preliminary program for DC-2011 published
2011 Best Practices for Government Libraries: e-Initiatives and e-Efforts: Expanding Our Horizons is now available.
More databases and collections from around the world added to WorldCat Local
Google eBooks to offer Story HD, its own e-reading device
Proposals for the Online Northwest Conference February 10, 2012 are now being accepted
ALCTS Scholarly Communications Interest Group hosted the panel discussion Library-Press Collaboration: How do they work together to advance scholarly communication?. The panelists' presentation is now available.
The Word On The Street which will take place in Saskatoon on September 25th is a great place for families to come discover some of the best Canadian and Saskatchewan children's literature.
PubMed Central has a new look and features
The advance program for Internet Librarian 2011 is now available. The conference takes place October 17 to 19 in Monterey, California.
Cambridge Journals is celebrating recent achievements by making all its online journals content from 2009 and 2010 free for six weeks.
OCLC releases new membership research report: Seeking Synchronicity: Revelations and Recommendations for Virtual Reference
NISO Webinar: Tangible Assets - Management of Physical Library Resources. August 10, 2011 - 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
ARL Annual Salary Survey 2011-2012 is now available online from the Association of Research Libraries
Amigos Library Services Online Conference - Digital Preservation: What's Now, What's Next , August 12, 2011
Enhancements and additions to Gale LegalForms make it easier for library patrons to 'take the law into their own hands'
The British Library has a new website that has a Twitter feed.
EBSCO Publishing's extensive collection of more than 300,000 eBook and audiobook titles (formerly from NetLibrary®) are now integrated on EBSCOhost®.
ARL Profiles: Research Libraries 2010 final report and complete analysis now available online
CILIP Executive Briefing: Dewey Decimal Classification: Strength in numbers: Going local, global, and mobile with Dewey
Above the Fold -- A weekly newsletter for the changing world of libraries, archives and museums
SPIE Digital Library cuts prices for second time
The August 2011 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available
Partnership Journal: Spring/Summer 2011 available and deadline for Fall 2011 is August 31, 2011
Libraries, by their nature, already offer Cultural programming on a regular basis, so anything programmed for the Culture Days week (Sept 26-Oct 2, 2011) can be registered as a Culture Days activity. Those that wish to register an activity between Sept 26-29th can email the details to Peter Brass, whereas those that have something going on the Sept 30-Oct 2nd weekend can register at http://www.culturedays.ca/ .
The University Library is aware of an issue with access to our Library's licensed resources when accessed through the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) network. In mid-May the Saskatoon Health Region Networks department changed their network configuration for security reasons, with the end result that access to the University Library's licensed resources (databases, e-books, e-journals etc.) is no longer allowed when searching within the SHR network.
If you are an experienced or a new teacher-librarian, the Association's new mentorship program is for you! We will match new teacher-librarians with a mentor!
The segment on the future of libraries which was due to air on "The Current" on CBC Radio1 on Monday was post-poned and was broadcast on Tuesday. You can listen to the audio file of the segment, Whither the Library.
Universal Decimal Classification Newsletter - August 2011
Ryerson wins the 2011 OLITA Award for Technological Innovation sponsored by OCLC Canada
The Pulp Magazines Project is an open-access digital archive dedicated to the study and preservation of one of the twentieth century's most influential literary & artistic forms: the all-fiction pulpwood magazine.
Credo Reference invites kids entering grades 6-12 to "Go Viral" by making a 2 minute commercial for their libraries.
The very long list of nominees for the 2011 ReLit Awards, which celebrates novels, poetry, and short fiction titles published by Canadian independent presses, has been announced. ECW Press leads this year's longlist with nine nominees
First issue of RSC Publishing's new journal RSC Advances published online. RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences.
The Margaret Papp Perry Memorial Hungarian Books Collection contains nearly 300 items preserved and made available for research.
The Getty Search Gateway allows users to search across several of the Getty repositories, including collections databases, library catalogs, collection inventories, and archival finding aids.
OCLC to offer Atlas Systems' free electronic document delivery software
FindTheData is an objective, reference-based comparison engine that allows you to find and sort through a growing number of databases that are fully sortable, filterable and comparable.
SAGE has announced the launch of a new journal, Public Relations Inquiry. Launching in January 2012
Library and Archives Canada launch of "Census of Canada, 1871"
OverDrive now provides digital library services for schools in 15 countries
The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques (CLA/ACB) is pleased to announce that October has been designated as Canadian Library Month
News Article - Death of library legend highlights stagnation of main branch project
Up coming events at Saskatoon Public Library
OverDrive has added titles from ALA Editions & Information Today
Springer releases web tool for downloading MARC records and eBook title lists
CARL E-Lert # 437, September 16 2011 from Canadian Association of Research Libraries.
EBSCO releases serials price projections for 2012
The Online Books Page - Listing over 1 million free books on the Web - Last Updated Thursday, September 15, 2011
South Dakota Library Association Conference 2011 - October 5-7, 2011 - Spearfish, South Dakota
Creating Subject Guides for the 21st-Century Library (ALA TechSource Workshop) - September 20, 2011, 4:00-5:30pm Eastern
The Anarchist Archive is devoted to the study of anarchism, with a special focus on the history of the movement in Canada.
Afictionado is a fresh new website where you can borrow ebooks for your computer, tablet, smartphone or ebook reader.
Public libraries are adopting six steps in a UK-wide effort to improve access for blind and partially sighted people.
Ballots open today for elections to the CLA Executive Council
Google Inc. has opened up its Google Plus social network to everyone after testing it with a limited audience for 12 weeks.
OhioLINK–OCLC Collection and Circulation Analysis Project 2011
Library and Archives Canada digitizes past issues of the Canada Gazette (1841-1997)
Primary Research Group is conducting a survey to explore how libraries are using Ebooks.
CLA has announced that the call for proposals for the 2012 CLA National Conference is open.
Regina Public Library presents the Mayor's Mega-Minute Reading Challenge
ARL Library Investment Index 2009-2010
New 'Exactly' app for Android
NISO/DCMI Webinar: "The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and Mapping"
Digital Public Library of America now live
New OCLC Research Video: "The Value of the OCLC Research Library Partnership"
Library Journal and School Library Journal‘s 2011 Ebook Penetration and Use survey reports
Libraries Thriving announces collaboration with the National Forum on Information Literacy
Pearson and Google Jump Into Learning Management With a New, Free System
Library and Archives Canada has announced the release of a new version of the online database Home Children (1869-1930).
Today is the start of Saskatchewan Library Week with the theme Read Local
Library among best in country
Oracle has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Endeca Technologies, Inc.
Pew Research Center announces new research initiative to study the changing role of public libraries and library users in the digital age
Authors talk about how they use the Saskatoon Public Library system - Video
NISO Webinar: New Discovery Tools: Moving Beyond Traditional Online Catalogs
Nothern Library conference, hosted by the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System (PNLS), promotes communication
E-science and Academic Libraries Bibliography - Version 1
Canadian Library Support Staff Day is October 21, 2011
ebrary has announced the ability to download e-books onto multiple devices including the Kindle, iPad, iPhone, laptops and other devices.
Library and Archives Canada have lauched the Canadian Feature Film Index, which is now available as an online database.
Historical British Columbia newspapers digitized by UBC Library
Serials Solutions announces enhancements to its 360 Management Services
Video Master of Library and Information Science program prepares students for careers as information professionals, who work in libraries and other settings
OCLC Research Scan and Deliver Webinar recording now available
Canada at War: A Guide to Library and Archives Canada's Websites Recalling the Canadian War Experience
The Multitype Database Licensing Program (MDLP) a province-wide program is conducting a user survey on their online resources.
EBSCO Publishing has announced the release of an iPhone application for Nursing Reference Center™
OverDrive Test Drive is a program that enables your library to offer eBook devices for demonstration and lending.
Association of Research Libraries preserves with CLOCKSS Archive
LibLime, a Division of PTFS, makes all code within LibLime Koha available
Gale Virtual Reference Library Interface Brings Reference Content to Life
IMLS Director Susan Hildreth has released the agency's new strategic plan for FY 2012 - FY 2016.
OCLC releases FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as Linked Data
TinEye - reverse image search engine
Saskatoon Public Library - 2011 Benchmark Study
Over 100 more Open Access (OA) Journals with TOC RSS feeds added to JournalTOCs, the free journal current awareness service