On September 21st and 22nd, representatives from 26 CRKN members received a high-level overview of a business proposal for the CRKN-Canadiana combination, and provided feedback on keys aspects of that plan. The CRKN membership will consider the proposal at the October 20th meeting of the members in Montreal.
- Project Update
- Financial Update
CRKN is pleased to offer this quarterly financial update to members providing information on CRKN's annual report, the foreign exchange project, customized member reporting and information on various administrative topics including CRKN’s anticipated invoicing schedule.
Brian Owen Named Recipient of the 2017 Ron MacDonald Distinguished Service Award
Brian Owen to be honoured for his dedication to service, contribution to innovative initiatives, and collaborations to advance knowledge infrastructure in Canada
Ottawa – September 14, 2017 – The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) is pleased to announce Brian Owen as the recipient of the 2017 Ron MacDonald Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented on October 19, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec as part of CRKN’s annual general meeting.
- CSC Recap
The Content Strategy Committee met via teleconference on July 26, 2017. The CSC discussed 2017 license renewals and various other projects.
Attendees: Todd Mundle, Tanja Harrison, Louis Houle, Pamela Jacobs, Denise Koufogiannakis, Lisa Petrachenko, and Harriet Rykse.
- CSC Recap
The Content Strategy Committee met in person in Ottawa on June 6, 2017. The CSC discussed 2017 license renewals and various other projects.
Attendees: Todd Mundle, Gabrielle Prefontaine, Stéphanie Gagnon, Tanja Harrison, Pamela Jacobs, Denise Koufogiannakis, Lisa Petrachenko, Jennifer Richard, and Harriet Rykse.
Ottawa, Ontario, August 23, 2017 – The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) is pleased to announce that Gloria Booth-Morrison has joined the organization as ORCID-CA Member Support Specialist effective August 8, 2017.
Gloria comes to CRKN from the University of Ottawa, an ORCID-CA member, where she worked as a Science and Engineering Librarian. As part of her role there, she designed and delivered workshops relating to journal selection, authors’ rights, and citation metrics.
- CRKN News
Digital Services Intern (Young Canada Works)
- CRKN News
The Canadian National Digital Heritage Index (CNDHI) is an index of digitized Canadian heritage collections located at Canadian universities and provincial and territorial libraries. Supported by funding from Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network, CNDHI, launched in April 2016, is designed to increase awareness of, and access to digital heritage collections in Canada, to support the academic research enterprise and to facilitate information sharing within the Canadian documentary heritage community.
CRKN is seeking a Member Support Specialist for the newly launched ORCID-CA Consortium. Please visit our careers page for the detailed job description.