Access 2018

Announcing our Access 2018 Keynotes Speakers

We are pleased to announce our keynotes speakers – Sheila Laroque and Monique Woroniak! Sheila Laroque Sheila Laroque is Métis, and originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  She has a B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan, and an M.I. from the University of Toronto’s iSchool. Sheila has worked in a variety of libraries since 2013, including public,

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Peer reviewers needed!

Access 2018 is seeking peer reviewers to help select presentations for the conference. Peer reviewers will be responsible for reading Access Conference session proposals and reviewing them for selection. Peer reviewers will be selected by the Program Committee and will ideally include a variety of individuals across disciplines including Access old-timers and newbies alike. You

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Mark your calendars

Join us in fabulous Hamilton, Ontario – Wednesday, October 10 to Thursday October 11, 2018 at Liuna Station.  Hackfest will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 in the Sherman Centre of Mills Library at McMaster University.

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Pack your bags! Access is headed to Hamilton!

We are thrilled to announce that Access 2018 will be hosted by an intrepid team at McMaster University. Thanks to everyone for maintaining your excited anticipation for this announcement and huge thanks to McMaster for picking up the torch. See you all next year in beautiful Hamilton, ON.

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Support Access Diversity Scholarships

This year, we were proud to continue the Access tradition of offering diversity scholarships for the conference. At Access in Saskatoon, we were able to provide all-inclusive scholarships that covered registration, travel, and accommodations for two attendees. We would like to thank the 2017 diversity committee for their work developing the proposal criteria and assessing the

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