Turning the Tide at the 2011 CLA Conference: A Student's Report

Shujah, Sarah
August 2011
Feliciter;2011, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p143
The author shares her experience, along with other students from library schools across Canada, in attending the Canadian Library Association's (CLA's) 2011 conference. She states that attending the event meant turning their professional endeavours and taking a step toward becoming future leaders in the field of librarianship. She notes that libraries and information institutions are at the epicenter of recognizing the changing needs of society.


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