British Columbia Library Association

Content areas

Material selected for publication should fit into one of the following categories.


Executive Updates

News of a timely nature* regarding library-related issues and topics of interest to BCLA members, including, but not limited to:

  • Sections, Committees and Interest Groups
  • Libraries in the media
  • Policies/legislation
  • BCLA member activities and news (personal, institutional)

*information previously shared via other communications channels will not be considered for publication unless it is repurposed, reframed, edited or otherwise modified


Feature articles of interest to the library industry, including, but not limited to:

  • Trends in libraries (technology, digitization)
  • Collections (readers advisory, special interest areas)
  • Services (reference, storytime)
  • Spaces (makerspace, digital labs)
  • Best practices, case studies and How To’s
  • People (work life/balance, profiles, interesting careers, diversity in the workplace, etc.)
  • Literacy
  • Instruction
  • Intellectual Freedom/policy
Conference Reports

  • Highlights from conferences throughout the year, as well as the annual BCLA conference.
Professional Development Opportunities