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Canadian Library Workers Day

The most important asset of any library goes home at night – the library staff. –Timothy Healy More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression and so much more. These important support systems can only be achieved through the work…

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Live Well, Work Well

Date: Saturday November 18, 2017 Time: 1 – 3 p.m. Location: Room T107, Algonquin College 1385 Woodroffe Avenue Fees (cash only) seniors (60+)/students: $2 OALT/ABO members: $5 non-members: $10 We are excited to announce our upcoming event for the Ottawa Chapter/Section d’Ottawa of OALT/ABO and well anyone, to join us for a seminar on Live…

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Resignation of the Internal Communications Coordinator

The Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario would like to announce the resignation of Katherine Butler as the Internal Communications Coordinator. This resignation is effective September 20, 2017. On behalf of the entire membership and Board, we would like to thank Katherine for her contributions to the…

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2017 Algonquin Student Meet and Greet

The Ottawa Chapter/Section d’Ottawa of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario invites… Students of the Algonquin College daytime and continuing education Library and Information Technician Programs and the Bachelor of Information Technology – Information Resource Management Program and Members of OALT/ABO to our OALT/ABO Student Meet and Greet Date: Tuesday, October 10,…

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Connect with us on Social Media

OALT/ABO is currently on the following social networking platforms. Links are available below, or on the top right hand side of our website.  https://www.facebook.com/OALTABO or https://www.facebook.com/groups/OALTABO/  https://www.twitter.com/OALTABO  http://www.linkedin.com/company/1879557  https://plus.google.com/100659744024584029317/about  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/oaltabodiscussion/info If you have any questions, please contact us by email at info@oaltabo.on.ca or through one of the social networking platforms above. Board of Directors |…

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Spring 2017 Update

Dear Members of OALT/ABO, The Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to provide you with our Spring 2017 update. This update will highlight some of the documents available, and committees that have been formed for 2017-2018. New Board Members for 2017-2018 On May 13, 2017, the Association held its Annual General Meeting…

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Conference 2017 Session Presentations

Session materials from the 2017 conference can be found at https://oaltabo.on.ca/conference/past-conferences/2017-conference-session-presentations. Use Firefox or Chrome to access and download materials. If you have any questions email conference@oaltabo.on.ca.

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AODA and Accessibility – Website Update

AODA Compliance  – What we’ve improved upon. by Katherine Butler AODA stands for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and it came into law on June 13, 2005. Furthermore, it applies to all levels of government, nonprofits, and private sector businesses in Ontario. To remain compliant with these standards the OALT/ABO has installed the WP Accessibility Helper by…

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Fixes for Common Website Issues – Why isn’t this working?

Fixes and reasons why you may have trouble both here and elsewhere on the internet. by Katherine Butler fixes One of the more common emails received is requests for help when this website isn’t working as it should. See below for a variety of solutions to combat various bugs/issues that may be encountered. This post will be…

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