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Season’s Greetings!

Posted by Govt Library and Info Mgmt Professionals Network on 2014-12-21

I wonder if I might crave your momentary indulgence in order to discharge a by no means disagreeable obligation which has, over the years, become more or less established practice in government service as we approach the terminal period of the year -- calendar, of course, not financial -- in fact, not to put too fine a point on it, Week Fifty-One -- and submit to you, with all appropriate deference, for your consideration at a convenient juncture, a sincere and sanguine expectation -- indeed confidence -- indeed one might go so far as to say hope -- that the aforementioned period may be, at the end of the day, when all relevant factors have been taken into consideration, susceptible to being deemed to be such as to merit a final verdict of having been by no means unsatisfactory in its overall outcome and, in the final analysis, to give grounds for being judged, on mature reflection, to have been conducive to generating a degree of gratification which will be seen in retrospect to have been significantly higher than the general average.

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Call for Nominations: 2014 CLA Emerging Leader Award

Posted by Govt Library and Info Mgmt Professionals Network on 2014-02-25

Do you know an emerging leader in our profession?

Some who demonstrates leadership or active participation in association work?

Why not nominate that person for the Canadian Library Association (CLA) Emerging Leader Award?

Who is eligible?

  • A librarian or library technician with less than 5 years’ experience in the profession; and
  • Is a member of the Canadian Library Association

Nominations should be in the form of a letter and include:

  • the nominee’s name and contact details;
  • details of the nominee’s contribution to association work, including a list of any elected or appointed leadership roles;
  • the nominator’s full name and contact information.

The CLA Emerging Leader Award will be presented at CLA Conference Closing Ceremonies, to be held Saturday, May 31st during the CLA 2014 National Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The award includes the following benefits:

  • Complimentary CLA Conference Registration
  • Travel & Accommodation to CLA Conference
  • Presentation Plaque

Nominations deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014

Send your nominations to:

  • By fax: 613-563-9895
  • By mail:

CLA Emerging Leader Award Jury
c/o Canadian Library Association
1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 400
Ottawa ON  K2H 8S9

This award is generously sponsored by Counting Opinions.

Nominations can be submitted to: CLA Emerging Leader Award Jury
c/o Canadian Library Association
1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 400
Ottawa, ON K2H 8S9
Tel.: (613) 232-9625 Ext 322
Fax: (613) 563-9895

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