Month: May 2012

CLA 2012 Session on the Role of the European Delegation to Canada

PLEASE NOTE:  UPDATED SPEAKER INFORMATION (not on CLA 2012 website)

Session C 23, 4:00 – 5:30 – What is the Role of the European Union Delegation to Canada?

Mr. Maurizio Cellini, Head of the Economic Section, EU Delegation to Canada and
Mr. Giovanni Di Girolamo, Head of the Political and Public Affairs Section, EU delegation to Canada

Accompanied by Danielle Fishman, Information Assistant, EU delegation to Canada

Moderator: Caron Rollins, Government Publications Librarian, University of Victoria.

Come to this session and learn about key European Union policies on trade, culture, education, cooperation, and internal market. Discover open sources available to all libraries and library users to gather information about the policies.

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CLA 2012 Ottawa – GIN Business meeting Agenda for Thursday May 31 – LOCKSS proprosal

Please attend if you are in Ottawa!  

Government Information Network Business  Meeting Agenda (CLA 2012 Ottawa) (Room number not available yet)

Thursday May 31, 2012  7:30 am – 9:00 am – Business Meeting

  1. Update from  the Depository Services Program representatives  (Lepkey)
    1. April 13, 2012 announcement regarding cessation of print publications by 2014. http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/news/2012/2012-006-eng.html
    2. Discussion regarding establishment of a Canadian federal government LOCKSS PLN similar to the USDOCS LOCKSS PLN partnership between the US GPO and academic institutions. (Warkaruk)
    3. Report on the August 2011 meeting from the CLA representatives to the Depository Services Program Library Advisory Committee (Rollins or Winters)
    4. Report from Moderators Conference Call
    5. Report from on ALA Midwinter 2012 GODORT meetings (time permitting)

Information Items

  1. UBC Project  “E-informing the public” 3 yr – SSHRC funded project (principle researcher L. Freund).  New study “How do you search for information” Launched March 27, 2012.  http://diigubc.ca/research/egovernment/

 

  1. Decision from CLA regarding Olga B. Bishop Award
    1. December 16, 2011 CLA Digest announcement, from Chair of the Awards Review Task Force announcing approved awards, Olga B. Bishop not included.  See email from Keith Walker, Chair, to Dani Pahulje, for further info. http://www.cla.ca/Content/NavigationMenu/Resources/CLADigest/CLA_Digest_16Dec2011.pdf
    2. Training materials project.

 Caron Rollins

Moderator GIN

Sessions of Interest at CLA 2012

CLA-GIN will have a business meeting on Thursday, May 31 from 7:30 am to 9:00am.  Room number will be in conference materials.

Conference Sessions of Interest to Government Documents Librarians

 

Thursday May 31

Session B 8,  2:30 to 3:30 – CLA Networks: How to Start and Manage Them.

Moderator: Kelly Moore, CLA Executive Director

 

Session C 23, 4:00 – 5:30 – What is the Role of the European Union Delegation to Canada?

Mr. Maurizio Cellini,  Head of the Economic Section, EU Delegation to Canada and Mr. Giovanni Di Girolamo, Head of the Political and Public Affairs Section, EU delegation to Canada

Accompanied by Danielle Fishman, Information Assistant, EU delegation to Canada

Moderator: Caron Rollins, Government Publications Librarian, University of Victoria.

 

Friday June 1

Session D 31, 10:30 – 11:30 – Open Past: Digital Projects from Government Libraries

                Bernie Gloyn, Assistant Director, Statistics Canada Library                 Iona Henderson, Web Coordinator, Department of Finance Canada                 Sonia Bebbington, Director, Knowledge Management and Preservation, Library of Parliament                 Eileen Bays-Coutts, Chief, Library Services, Department of Finance Canada                 Denise Ledoux, Coordinator of PARLINFO, Library of Parliament

 

Session E 37, 1:30 – 2:30  – Open Sesame: Open Data, Data Liberation and New Opportunities for Libraries

Wendy Watkins, Data Librarian, Carleton University Ernie Boyko, Adjunct Data Librarian, Carleton University Tracey Lauriault, PhD Student, Carleton University Margaret Haines, University Librarian, Carleton University

 

Saturday June 2

Session I 71, 1:00 – 2:30 – Official Statistics for Reference Librarians: Yes, You Need to Know This Stuff!

                Mike McCaffrey, Lecturer, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto                 Amanda Wakaruk, Government Information Librarian, University of Alberta

 

 

What is the Role of the European Union Delegation in Canada?

Come to this session and learn about key European Union policies on trade, education, cooperation, and internal market. Discover open sources available to all libraries and library users to gather information about the policies.

 

CLA  Session C23, Thursday May 31, 4:00 – 5:30 ppm

Mr. Maurizio Cellini,  Head of the Economic Section, EU Delegation to Canada (speaking on trade issues) and Mr. Giovanni Di Girolamo, Head of the Political and Public Affairs Section, EU delegation to Canada (speaking on political culture)

Accompanied by Danielle Fishman, Information Assistant, EU delegation to Canada