Read the CAPAL16 Conference Proceedings Today!

The CAPAL16 Conference Abstracts are now available. Accompanying papers and/or slides are also available on select presentations.

Papers that have been added include Samantha Schmehl Hines’ paper “Connecting Individuals With Social Services: The Academic Library’s Role”, Ryan Randall’s paper “Productive Interpretations: Encouraging Patron Agency Through Cultural Criticism”, and Blair Kuntz’ paper “Library and Archival Destruction in the Middle East and North and Sub-Saharan Africa”, as well as more from both Canadian and American LIS Scholars.

Slides that have been added include Anna Wilson’s slides on “Disability in the Academy and the Academic Library Profession”, Wil Weston’s slides on “Selection Bias in Collection Development: Un-leveling the Playing Field and Making Matters Worse”, and Paul Pival’s slides on “What’s the Role of Libraries in Open Government Data”.

For a full list and links to abstracts, slides, and papers, please visit CAPAL’s previous conference page:



Many thanks to all the presenters for all their hard work and to all the attendees. We will see you at Ryerson University for CAPAL17!


Kevin Tanner, Communications Committee

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