Articles

Saskatchewan Libraries: Open to All

With the annual Saskatchewan Libraries conference less than 2 months away, the office is in a “conference-focused” mode. We would like to remind presenters that they need to register if they will be at the conference for any more than their own presentation. We are also looking for contributions for door prizes and items for… Read More

Continuing Education Grants

The Board of Directors has recently renewed the Continuing Education Grant program for members of SLA.  Congratulations for the two First Time Conference Attendance Grant Recipients – Audrey Marsh and Andrea Hamilton. Following this, the other two categories will accept applications for the August 15, 2015 deadline.   The posted deadlines will then be in place… Read More

SLA Supports CLA Response Regarding Cuts to Statistics Canada

CLA responds: Cuts to Statistics Canada are Harming Canadians In response to an article published by MacLean’s, The case of the disappearing Statistics Canada data, The Canadian Library Associations makes a statement urging the government to return Statistics Canada to its status as one of the world’s most respected National Statistical agencies. President Gwen Schmidt… Read More

Response to SLA from Librarian and Archivist of Canada

On September 12, 2014, SLA President Gwen Schmidt sent a letter to Library and Archives Canada (LAC) expressing the concerns of SLA on the announcement of the proposed contract with OCLC to host Canada’s National Union Catalogue. The letter summarized points made by several members and the Advocacy committee. Please read the response of Guy… Read More

News

Call for Committee Members 2015-2016

“When great tasks need to be done, great people are required.” Dear SLA Members, In the past year, SLA Members and Committee Volunteers contributed to making SLA a great organization: • 120 people responded to the membership survey • 100+ library folks attended the Saskatchewan Libraries Happy Hour on November 6th in four locations across… Read More

Events

Great Minds, Great Ideas – Membership Consultation

Join the Board of Directors of SLA for a fun 60 minutes of conversation and laughter to set the direction of the organization for the coming years. If you want to find out the results of the membership survey, you can read the Membership Survey Report 2015_0422015_grey scale_graphics  or Membership Survey Report 2015_0422015_colour and also review the… Read More

Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture

Please join the SLA Board, staff, and members in welcoming Gabrielle Scrimshaw on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 7:00 -10:00 for the annual Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture and President’s Reception.  The event will be held in the Atrium of the First Nations University of Canada (Regina Campus). The lecture is a free public event.