The contents from this page are directly from the Virtual Reference Shelf on the "LC General" page.
Your Learning Commons Informationist (LCI) plays a key role in the development of information literacy and research skills. In collaboration with classroom teachers, LCI's provide students with:
Digital Canada 150
The Government of Canada recently released the vision for Canadians in a Digital Age:
“By Canada's 150th birthday in 2017, our vision is for a thriving digital Canada, underscored by five key pillars: connecting Canadians, protecting Canadians, economic opportunities, digital government and Canadian content.”
OLA was part of the original consultation. You can read our submission, in addition to a number of other library-related organizations at: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/028.nsf/eng/h_00492.html
What are the opportunities for libraries? Read The Digital Canada 150 report.
(OLA Monthly Newsletter April 30, 2014 http://ola.informz.ca/OLA/archives/archive_415033.html)