Event review: The evolving landscape of our libraries Reply

by Nancy Tinari; review of presentation by Christine Middlemass, Manager of Collections & Technical Services at Vancouver Public Library (VPL) on the evolving landscape of our libraries, held at the March 19, 2014 EAC-BC branch meeting

Christine Middlemass, a librarian since 1978, provided a lively, fast-paced and thorough overview of how libraries have changed over the past two decades. Accelerating times have caused many challenges for libraries. Yet if librarians have half the competence and humour of Middlemass, book lovers can be confident that these establishments will remain the cornerstone of communities. As Vancouverites, we can feel smug: the Vancouver Public Library is the third largest in Canada and recently was rated number one in the world, tied with Montréal’s library network.

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Event review: Posture for editors Reply

by Tiffinie Green

Review of Posture for Editors presentation by RMT Luca Pellanda at the EAC-BC branch meeting on February 19, 2014.

I spend hours at my desk. I bet you do too. And when I’m not at my desk, I’m usually still sitting and reading. Generally, my neck and shoulders are tight and sore and really tense, so I was highly motivated to attend the EAC-BC chapter meeting in February as the topic was about posture for editors.

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Posture for Editors Reply

B.C. branch meeting
February 19, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Are you achy or in pain after hours at your desk? Your posture may be playing a role. Bad posture, which causes muscles to fatigue quickly, is a repetitive cycle, but it can be broken. Training can help you maintain good posture and minimize pain.

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Next Editors’ Pub Night: February 19, 2014 Reply

Join us for a pre-meeting gathering, where editors meet, mingle, network, gossip, debate, or just plain catch up.

Next Editors’ Pub Night: January 15, 2014 Reply

Join us for a pre-meeting gathering, where editors meet, mingle, network, gossip, debate, or just plain catch up.