CAIS was incorporated in 1970 to promote the advancement of information science in Canada, and encourage and facilitate the exchange of information relating to the use, access, retrieval, organization, management, and dissemination of information.

CAIS achieves these goals through its internationally recognized journal, the Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, and its annual conference.

CAIS members include information scientists and archivists, librarians, computer scientists, documentalists, economists, educators, journalists, psychologists, and others who support its objectives.

News from CAIS/ACSI

Call for Papers: Congress 2020

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The Canadian Association for Information Science / l’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information (CAIS/ACSI) invites submissions for its 48th Annual Conference, to take place during the 2020 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, June 1-3, 2020 at the University … Read More

Dr. Heather Hill appointed as new Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science

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The Canadian Association of Information Science has appointed Dr. Heather Hill as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario. Her scholarship has centred on … Read More