Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques Position Statement on Open Access for Canadian Libraries

Approved by Executive Council ~ May 21, 2008

Whereas connecting users with the information they need is one of the library’s most essential functions, and access to information is one of librarianship’s most cherished values, therefore CLA recommends that Canadian libraries of all types strongly support and encourage open access.

CLA encourages Canadian libraries of all types to: