Webinars & Educational Resources

Members Only

  • 2020 ER&L Virtual Conference | March 9-11, 2020
  • 2019 ER&L Conference Archives | March 4-6, 2019
  • A Shared Approach to BIBFRAME Implementation | Jackie Samples, Head, Metadata & Discovery Strategy Deparment, Duke University Libraries, and Ian Bigelow, Cataloging Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries | May 22, 2019 |   Video |   Slides
  • Governance Models for Shared Print Collections | Mathew Revitt, University of Maine | January 17, 2018
      Video |   Slides

Open Sessions (Live attendance restricted to members, but viewing of recordings open to all)



  • How to Create Inclusive and Accessible OER (CARL-ABRC Webinar) | Josie Gray, Coordinator of Collection Quality on the Open Education Team at BCcampus | October 16, 2019 |   Video
  • Forum on Serving the Needs of the LGBTQ2S+ Community | Dr. Jacquie Gahagan, Director, Gender & Health Promotion Studies Unit (GAHPS Unit), Dalhousie University; Michael Moosberger, Associate University Librarian Archives, Special Collections and Records Management & University Archivist, Dalhousie University; Treena Smith, Director of Student Affairs, University of Prince Edward Island; Rory Starkman and Jay Gallant, University of Prince Edward Island Graduates; Maggie Neilson, Academic Librarian and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator; Robin Parker, Health Sciences Evidence Synthesis and Information Services Librarian; Jeannie Bail, Director of Learning & Research Services; Lindsey MacCallum, Archives & Scholarly Communications Librarian; Denyse Rodrigues, E-Learning & Research Services Librarian; Emma Craig, Library & Special Collections Intern | October 7, 2019 |   Agenda |   Video - Dr. Jacquie Gahagan |   Video - Michael Moosberger | Video Panel Presentation (Smith, Starkman, & Gallant) |   Video - Maggie Neilson |   Video - Robin Parker |   Video - Jeannie Bail |   Video - Denyse Rodrigues & Lindsey MacCallum |   Video - Forum Q&A Wrap-Up |   Michael Moosberger Slides |   Robin Parker Slides |   Jeannie Bail Slides |   Maggie Neilson Slides |   Rodrigues & MacCallum Slides |   The Gender Unicorn Handout |   Glossary of Terms
  • LGBTQ History: Supporting Diversity in Research and Teaching, and Why It Matters (ACRL/CHOICE Webinar) | September 19, 2019 |   Video
  • Cochrane Library Training: Advanced Search Techniques and Applications | Robin Parker, Evidence Synthesis & Information Services Librarian, Dalhousie University Libraries | May 13, 2019 |   Video |   Slides
  • Cochrane Library Training: The Basics of Accessing and Understanding Information in the Cochrane Library | Robin Parker, Evidence Synthesis & Information Services Librarian, Dalhousie University Libraries | May 7, 2019 |   Video |   Slides
  • Data Management Strategies: Preparing Your Institution | Jasmine Hoover, Scholarly Resources Librarian, Cape Breton University; Erin MacPherson, Research Data Management Librarian, Dalhousie University; Maggie Neilson, Academic Librarian, Acadia University; Lee Wilson, Portage Network Service Manager, Portage/ACENET | April 12, 2019 |   Video |   Slides
  • A Tool, Not a Weapon: Fair Dealing in Education | Joshua Dickison, Copyright Officer, University of New Brunswick Libraries; K-Lee Fraser, Liaison Librarian, Cape Breton University Library; Simon Lloyd, Archives and Special Collections Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island Libraries; Amy Lorencz, Metadata and Copyright Librarian, Saint Mary’s University Library; Lachlan MacLeod, Copyright Services Coordinator, Dalhousie University Libraries; Lelland Reed, Collections and Systems Librarian, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Library | Wednesday, February 27, 2019 |   Video  Slides
  • Balancing the Scales: The Role of Fair Dealing in Canada | SFU, UBC, Langara, KPU, Douglas, VCC, and JIBC Fair Dealing Week Workshop | February 26, 2019 |   Video
  • Forum on Open Educational Resources (OER) | Lise Brin, Program Officer, Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL-ARBC); Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Special Advisor to the Provost on Open Education & Psychology Instructor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Meghan Landry, Liaison Librarian, St. Francis Xavier University; Kim Mears, Health Sciences and Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island; Emma Drake, University of Prince Edward Island Student Union Vice-President Academic & External; Tiffany Maclennan, St. Francis Xavier University Student Union Vice President Academic; Geoff Brown, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Dalhousie University; Lynn MacGregor, Copyright Officer, Nova Scotia Community College; Lana Penny, Curriculum Consultant, Nova Scotia Community College; Ann Smith, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Acadia University, & Chair, CAUL-CBUA Open Textbooks Roadmap Working Group; Amy Lorencz, Metadata and Copyright Librarian, Saint Mary's University | February 25, 2019 |   Video - Lise Brin |   Video - Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani |   Video - Meghan Landry & Kim Mears |   Video - Emma Drake & Tiffany Maclennan |   Video - Geoff Brown |   Video - Lynn MacGregor & Lana Penny |   Video - Ann Smith |   Video - Amy Lorencz |   CAUL-CBUA Open Texbooks Working Group Final Report |   Lise Brin Slides |   Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani Slides (Except where otherwise noted, these slides are licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License) |   Meghan Landry & Kim Mears Slides |   Emma Drake & Tiffany Maclennan Slides |   Lynn MacGregor & Lana Penny Slides |   Geoff Brown Slides  Amy Lorencz Slides


  • Archivematica-as-a-Service at the University of Victoria: How to Implement the Service and What to Expect | Corey Davis, Digital Preservation Coordinator for COPPUL | December 6, 2018 |   Video
  • Making Your PDFs Accessible - It's Easier Than You Might Think | Corinne Gilroy, Access Services Manager, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Layout Editor for Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research | December 5, 2018 |   Video |   Slides |   Notes |   Edited Document
  • Mechanisms of Influence: Adventures in Media Literacy with the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Bridging Year Program | Marc Bragdon, Information Services Librarian, University of New Brunswick Libraries | November 22, 2018 |   Video (Close Captioning Coming Soon) |   Slides
  • Forum on Accessibility | Kailha Winter-Smith, Assistive Technologist, University of New Brunswick; Jason Hogan, E-Learning Instructional Designer,  University of Prince Edward Island, and Nicole Wadden Garland, Accessibility Services Coordinator, University of Prince Edward Island; Charles Levasseur,  Regional Manager / Assistive Technology and Learning Disability Specialist, Neil Squire Society; Corinne Gilroy, Access Services Manager, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Layout Editor of Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research; Jackie Phinney, Instruction/Liaison Librarian, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick; Lindsay McNiff, Learning & Instruction Librarian; Dalhousie University Libraries  | October 2, 2018 |   Video - Kailha Winter-Smith |   Video - Jason Hogan & Nicole Wadden Garland |   Video - Charles Levasseur |   Video - Corrine Gilroy (PDF Accessibility) |   Video - Jackie Phinney & Lindsay McNiff |   Video - Corinne Gilroy (Member Experience Sharing) |   Kailha Winter-Smith Slides |   Jason Hogan and Nicole Wadden Garland Slides and Persona Picker for the exercise |   Jackie Phinney and Lindsay McNiff Slides |   Corinne Gilroy Slides
  • ACRL/Choice Webinars: Indigenous Literatures, Social Justice, and the Decolonial Library | Daniel Heath Justice, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literatures and Expressive Cultures, University of British Columbia | August 21, 2018 |   Video
  • Forum on Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action | David Perley, Elder from the Tobique First Nation and Director of the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick; Camille Callison, Indigenous Services Librarian at the University of Manitoba; Member-at-large on the CFLA-FCAB Board representing Indigenous peoples; and Chair of the CFLA Truth & Reconciliation Committee and Indigenous Matters Committee; Marc Bragdon, Liaison Librarian for the UNB Faculty of Education, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, the Department of Culture and Media Studies (Faculty of Arts), and online learning programmes; Donald Moses, Interim University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island; Tanja Harrison, University Librarian, Mount Saint Vincent University; Sandra Sawchuk, User Experience / Engagement Librarian, Mount Saint Vincent University; Michelle Paon; Reference and Instruction Librarian, Dalhousie University; Elizabeth Millar, Public Services and Special Collections Librarian, Mount Allison University; Elizabeth Stregger, Systems Librarian, Mount Allison University; Suzanne van den Hoogen, Public Services Librarian, St. Francis Xavier University; Donna Bourne-Tyson, CAUL-CBUA Chair & University Librarian, Dalhousie University | June 5, 2018 |   Video - Elder David Perley (Close Captioning Coming Soon) |   Video - Camille Callison (CC) |   Video - CAUL-CBUA Member Experiences (Close Captioning Coming Soon) |   Elder David Perley Slides |   Camille Callison Slides |   Marc Bragdon Slides |   Donald Moses Slides |   Michelle Paon Slides |   Elizabeth Stregger/Elizabeth Millar Slides
  • Collections Assessment and Weeding: There's No One Way To Do It | Amanda Tiller-Hackett, Humanities Collection Development Librarian, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Jennifer Richard, Academic Librarian, Acadia University; Heather MacFadyen, Resources Management Librarian, Dalhousie University;  Melissa Belvadi, User Experience & Collections Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island; Cynthia Holt, CAUL-CBUA Manager | May 30, 2018 |   Video (CC) |   Amanda Tiller-Hacket Slides |   Jennifer Richard Slides |   Anne LePage Slides  Heather MacFadyen Slides |   Melissa Belvadi Slides |   Cynthia Holt Slides
  • COUNTER Code of Practice: Release 5 | CRKN Webinar | May 8, 2018 |   Video (CC)
  • Research Bootcamp: Creating Library Workshops that Work | Lindsay McNiff, Learning & Instruction Librarian, Dalhousie University, and Melissa Helwig, Information Services Librarian, Kellogg Health Sciences Library, Dalhousie University | April 25, 2018 |    Video (CC) |   Slides |   Marketing Poster (designed by Marlo MacKay, Communications Coordinator, at Dalhousie Libraries)
  • Canadian Web Archiving Coalition (CWAC) Information Session | Corey Davis, Digital Preservation Coordinator, COPPUL | April 12, 2018 |   Video | Slides | Listserv
  • Forum on Research Data Management | Jeff Moon, Director, Portage Network; Lee Wilson, Service Manager, Portage Network & Research Consultant, ACENET; Amber Leahey, Data Services Metadata Librarian, Scholars Portal; Corey Davis, Digital Preservation Network Coordinator, COPPUL; Jay Brodeur, Maps/Data/GIS Manager, McMaster University; Mark Leggott, Executive Director, RDC; Mike Smit, Associate Professor & Acting Associate Dean (Research), Dalhousie University's School of Information Management; Erin MacPherson, Research and Instruction Librarian, Dalhousie University Libraries; Jamie MacKenzie, Director of Scholarly Technologies, University of New Brunswick Libraries; Donald Moses, Interim University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island Robertson Library, & Director of the Office of Skills Development; Donna Bourne-Tyson, CAUL-CBUA Chair & University Librarian, Dalhousie University Libraries | February 26, 2018

    Important Note: Due to technical issues in the recording of the Forum, the presentations by Lee Wilson, Amber Leahey, Corey Davis, Jay Brodeur, and Mark Leggott are not available.  Video 1 includes the presentation by Jeff Moon.  Video 2 includes presentations by Mike Smit, Erin MacPherson, Donald Moses, and Jamie MacKenzie, in addition to the general Q&A session.
      Video Pt1 |   Video Pt2 |   Agenda |   Slides - Jeff Moon |   Slides - Lee Wilson |   Slides - Amber Leahey |   Slides - Corey Davis |   Slides - Jay Brodeur |   Slides - Mike Smit  Slides - Erin MacPherson |   Slides - Donald Moses

  • Copyright: We're Not on Our Own | Amy Lorencz, Metadata & Copyright Librarian, SMU; Denyse Rodrigues, E-Learning Librarian, MSVU; Corrine Gilroy, Manager of Access Services, MSVU; Josh Dickison, Copyright Officer, UNB; Simon Lloyd, Special Collections Librarian, UPEI | February 21, 2018
      Video (CC) |   Backgrounder |   Scenario 1 |   Scenario 2 |   Scenario 3
    Note: The webinar and accompanying documents are presented for summative/informational purposes only for attendees and is not to be construed as legal advice, nor does it represent an official position statement by CAUL-CBUA.


  • Data Visualization | Melissa Belvadi, User Experience & Collections Librarian, UPEI | December 13, 2017
      Video |   Slides
  • Analysing the COUNTER Release 5 JR5 Report Using Pivot Tables | Melissa Belvadi, User Experience & Collections Librarian, UPEI
  • ORCID and the ORCID-CA Consortium | Gloria Booth-Morrison, ORCID-CA Member Support Specialist, CRKN | November 2, 2017
      PowerPoint |   Video
  • Forum on The Future of the "Big Deal" | Stéphanie Gagnon, Directrice des collections, Université de Montréal; Su Cleyle, University Librarian, MUN; and Craig Olsvik, Senior Content & Licensing Officer, CRKN | October 26, 2017
      Gagnon PowerPoint |   Cleyle PowerPoint |   Olsvik PowerPoint (coming soon) |   Gagnon Article  MUN Article |   Video Pt1 (Public) |   Video Pt2 (Public) |   Video Pt1 (Members - Login required) |   Video Pt2 (Members - Login Required)
    (Please note that Mr. Olsvik's CRKN presentation was removed from the publicly accessible video for confidentiality reasons.  The full video is available for members when logged into the website.)
  • Current trends in Open Access for Research Data | Erin MacPherson, Research & Instruction Librarian, Dal; Maggie Neilson, Academic Librarian, ACA; and Lee Wilson, ACENET/Portage | October 26, 2017
      PowerPoint (session not recorded)
  • Excel Tips for Handling and Prepping Large Spreadsheets of Collections Data | Melissa Belvadi, User Experience & Collections Librarian, UPEI | October 11, 2017
      PowerPoint  Sample Files (zipped collection of Excel files) |   Video
  • Are You Ready for July 1st? An Update on CASL (Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation) | Maanit Zemel from Zemel van Kampen LLP | June 22, 2017
  • The Shared Stewardship of Research Data |Chuck Humphrey, Director of Portage | June 5, 2017
      PowerPoint  Video
  • FOLIO 101: An Overview | Andrew Nagy, Director of SaaS Innovation at EBSCO | May 30, 2017
      Video (Password: Dr3sUuE6)
  • An Introduction to ORCID | Mark Leggott, Executive Director for Research Data Canada (RDC), and Donald Moses, Acting University Librarian, UPEI | May 25, 2017
  • ProQuest Central | Manny Axais, ProQuest | May, 4, 2017
      Video (47 min 50 sec)



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