Sunday, June 26, 2016

Further Details About the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association

The membership of the Canadian Library Association (CLA) voted on January 27, 2016 to dissolve the organization and launch a new federation of Canadian library associations.

The CLA provided an update about the transition.

It includes information about:
  • Special Purpose Funds (charitable donations received by CLA for a special purpose)
  • lease of CLA office space
  • CLA Archives
  • who will be taking over advocacy work on copyright, ebooks and other issues
  • CLA Position Statements
  • who will take over CLA Awards, Scholarships and Research Grants
  • CLA websites
  • administration of the Library Materials Shipping Tool
  • physical assets
  • the RDA cataloguing standard
  • accreditation of Canadian MLIS programs
  • who takes over the Young Canada Works program
  • Copyright on CLA Publications
  • and many others 
Earlier Library Boy posts on the topic include:


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posted by Michel-Adrien at 9:43 pm


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