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From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kumaran, Maha
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2013 1:03 PM
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Subject: [cla] Survey of Visible Minority Librarians in Canada

Are you a visible minority librarian currently working for a Canadian institution? If yes, you are invited to take this survey for a research project: "Collecting Statistics of Visible Minority Librarians in Canada", co-investigated by Maha Kumaran (University of Saskatchewan) and Heather Cai (McGill University), co-moderators of the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network, Canadian Library Association, 2011-2013.

The survey will take you about 5 minutes to complete. By participating in this survey, you will have a chance to win a free one-year personal membership to Canadian Library Association. The end date for this survey is January 31, 2014.

To enter the survey, simply click on this link:  http://fluidsurveys.usask.ca/s/visibleminoritylibrariansstatistics/

Please feel free to contact Maha ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or Heather ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) if you have any questions regarding this survey. Thank you very much!

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The Canadian Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as "persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour [1]". The visible minority population consists mainly of the following groups: Chinese, South Asian, Black, Arab, West Asian, Filipino, Southeast Asian, Latin American, Japanese and Korean.

[1] http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/E-5.401/page-1.html


Maha Kumaran
Liaison Librarian

Leslie and Irene Dube Health Sciences Library
University of Saskatchewan
Room 1400, Academic Health Sciences Building
104 Clinic Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5
Tel: (306) 966-7779 Fax: (306) 966-5918