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Ex Libris Association

About Us

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The ELA is the Canadian national association interested in historical and current issues about libraries, archives, publishing houses, and related institutions and people. Membership is open to all interested parties, but is primarily drawn from the ranks of retired pesons.

What We Do?

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  • ELA's Annual General Meeting. ELA members meet annually at an AGM. The 2015 annual meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 2nd, 9:30 a.m. at the Northern District Branch of the Toronto Public Library. Details to follow.
  • ELA boards and committees–members plan and promote activities to further ELA goals; other members may attend these board meetings; ELA cooperates with other organizations on matters of mutual interest, e.g., with CLA it sponsors the W. Kaye Lamb award for excellence in library services to seniors;
  • ELA publishes ELAN our newsletter, regularly and other items on occasion;
  • Sponsor sessions with other groups and participates in advocacy on a national issues;
  • ELA engages in a variety of historical initiatives related to archives, libraries, publishing houses, and other cultural organizations;
  • ELA maintains a website, a electronic mailing list for its members and a Facebook page;
  • ELA lists opportunities to volunteer to help libraries or other related organizations.
  • ELA publishes Occasional Papers by members.

What is ELAN? Its our Newsletter!

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ELAN is ELA's newsletter of articles, reminiscences, pictures, and news;

What historical resources have we been responsible for?

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How can you support ELA's work?

What other organizations are ELA members likely to be interested in?

  • library and information services organizations;
  • government and other service organizations;
  • Internet resources and help.
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