Friday, 6 May 2016

TIME LINE: The Closure of Canadian Government Libraries, Archives and Research Collections

Unfortunately, the closure of libraries and archives is frequently done with seeming haste and lack of planning resulting in the loss of valuable information resources. Improved planning for preservation is needed.

For more information, see the timeline article here: http://capalibrarians.org/2014/01/time-line-the-closure-of-canadian-government-libraries-archives-and-research-collections/

Also, and interesting piece from the Globe and Mail about the closure of the fisheries libraries in Canada: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/purge-of-canadas-fisheries-libraries-a-historic-loss-scientists-say/article16237051/