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Notice of Annual General Meeting (May 2021)

Dear Members, The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12:15pm remotely via Zoom. Members in good standing, who are unable to attend the meeting may by means of proxy appoint a proxyholder. Further information and documentation will…

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2021 OALT/ABO Conference – Call for Submissions

Virtual North – 2021 Good news – the deadline for submissions for our 48th Annual Conference has been extended to November 20th! We would like to invite everyone to our first virtual conference! The Association began planning our conference to travel to Sudbury but, due to the current pandemic and out of an abundance of…

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2021 Membership Now Open

We are very excited to announce that our 2021 membership form is now open! Members get access to our latest 2020 Salary Survey Results, new issues of NewsLETTER/NouvELLES, plus our new Membership Directory. Visit https://oaltabo.on.ca/membership/ to become a member today and get access to everything OALT/ABO has to offer.

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Canadian Library Month / Mois des bibliothèques au Canada

Canadian Library Month During this month of October, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. See: https://librarianship.ca/event/clm-2020/ for promotional materials. First Nations Public Library Week October 04 to October 10, 2020 First Nations Public Library Week is not only an opportunity to promote public library…

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2020 Membership Directory

The 2020 edition of the OALT/ABO Membership Directory is now available in the “Members Only” section of our website. Additional information about this resource is  available here : https://oaltabo.on.ca/resources/membership-directory/

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2020 Salary and Library Survey

The 2020 edition of the OALT/ABO Salary and Library Survey is now available in the “Members Only” section of our website. Previous Salary and Library Profile Surveys are available here : https://oaltabo.on.ca/resources/salary-and-library-profile-survey/

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Seneca College LIT/LITA Update – September 2020

There are a number of changes occurring in the Library and Information Technician (LIT) and Library and Information Technician Accelerated (LITA) programs at Seneca.  Starting at the end of March, the courses moved to online delivery as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Courses have continued online for the LITA students during the Summer semester…

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2020 Salary Survey

The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario is required by the association’s Bylaw to administer and report on the current salaries and work done in any library and/or information position(s) whether a job, internship, and/or volunteer position in which a library technician diploma is a required or preferred qualification within the province…

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47th Annual Annual General Meeting

The 47th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario will be held on Saturday, May 02, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. online via the WebEx Meetings Platform. An email has been sent out to all members with connection details, and a link to the Annual General Meeting Reports and…

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Important Notice about the 47th annual OALT/ABO Conference

Dear members of OALT/ABO, attendees and speakers, Every year we look forward to our annual conference as an important time to connect, share and learn together.  This year, however, we are facing a unique global challenge with the introduction of the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking alarming public health concerns. Therefore, after very careful consideration, we have…

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