Monthly Archives: June 2009

Montreal in Pictures

The Palais des Congrès, Montreal. Site of the 2009 Canadian Library Association Conference, as seen from Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle. On this side you can see the new facade with glass panels of different colours. The other facades of the conference centre … Continue reading

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CLA 2009 Sessions

SATURDAY MAY 30, 2009 CLA 2009 kicked off Saturday May 30, 2009. The opening remarks by Ken Roberts, President of CLA and Chief Librarian of Hamilton Public Library, captured an important aspect of participating in library associations and conferences– the … Continue reading

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Vieux-Montréal

Old Montreal (http://www.vieux.montreal.qc.ca/eng/accueila.htm) is remarkable for its old world heritage but with close proximity to a new world of discovery and culture because of the IMAX theatre, the Montréal Science Centre, and the Cirque du Soleil tents. On my last … Continue reading

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From here to RDA

The Technical Services Interest Group of the Canadian Library Association sponsored a full-day pre-conference session, “From Rules to Entities: Cataloguing with RDA” on Friday May 29, 2009 at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. RDA stands for “Resource Description … Continue reading

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