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:


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



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.





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