TD National Reading Summit II–Montreal

The TD National Reading Summit II live webcast  (sponsored by UBC’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and Education Library) connected BC participants to the conference in Montreal.  The first day’s events were both informative and thought provoking.  The second day of the conference will take place on Friday […]

New Canadian Children’s Book Award Announced

Toronto, January 26, 2011 — The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is very pleased to announce a major new Canadian children’s literature award. The John Spray Mystery Award will honour excellence in the children’s mystery book format and comes with a $5,000 cash prize which will be awarded annually beginning in November 2011. To be eligible […]

Europeans Open Virtual Exhibition Space

Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has launched two online exhibitions: Reading Europe which showcases the full texts of 1,000 of Europeana’s most fascinating books, from medieval cookbooks to 18th century English bestsellers. Reshaping Art Nouveau includes a remarkable collection of Art Nouveau  images of everything from domestic furnishings and decorative art to architecture […]