Canadians love their libraries; however…

A report by the Royal Society last week informs us that Canadians care “passionately” about their community libraries and archives, but Library and Archives Canada, the font of our national memory, remains demoralized and in desperate need of help.

Library and Archives Canada

The Royal Society’s 225 — page report is the product of a series of 60 consultations across Canada and more than 125 online submissions.  It contains 70 recommendations, ranging from improvements at the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) to increased bandwidth for rural communities whose library services lag those in urban centres.  Go to the Ottawa Citizen for the rest of the article.

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