OCUL Seeks New Director

The Ontario Council of University Library (OCUL) is searching for an Executive Director. OCUL is Ontario’s academic library consortium, comprised of 21 libraries with a mission to “collaborate to enhance research supports and create rich learning environments for Ontario’s diverse and growing university population.” Reporting to the Chair of the OCUL Executive Committee, the Executive Director (ED) oversees the organization’s staff, planning, administration, and operations budget of over $5 million annually, and a content licensing budget of over $21 million annually. On behalf of the consortium, the ED sets programs, services, and infrastructure, and oversees technology and service activities. The ED manages the OCUL staff team of seven, as well as a dotted line report from the leadership of the Scholars Portal unit of the University of Toronto Libraries, which provides core technology services to OCUL. The Candidate Brief is attached to this blog post and we’ve linked to the job posting here: https://griffithgroup.ca/executive-director-ocul/. Candidate Brief – OCUL – Executive Director...

Second Notice – Annual General Meeting

Hello Members, The Annual General Meeting for the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries will take place virtually via Zoom on Friday, June 10th at 10:00am. Registration will begin at 9:30am. The Draft Agenda Package can be found on the website under AGM in the members section. Only members in good standing are eligible to attend and vote at the AGM.   Registration is Required To attend the AGM, please register on Eventbrite. The zoom link to attend will be sent via Eventbrite after registration. REGISTER HERE   Proxies The Proxy Form is available on the AGM webpage. The proxy form is designed to provide Members who, for whatever reason, cannot attend the AGM, with a method of participation in the meeting.  Proxies also ensure that quorum is achieved for this very important meeting. Proxy forms can be sent to admin@fopl.ca. Proxy forms can be sent in until Thursday, June 9th at 4:00pm. If members have any questions with any of the information provided in this Second Notice of the 2022 Annual General Meeting, please contact admin@fopl.ca. — Hannah Saunders FOPL Administrative...