Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

Western University Student Chapter

Mission Statement:

The CAPAL Student Chapter at the University of Western Ontario enables MLIS students to be involved with the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians. We offer an extracurricular educational program and resources that help members develop knowledge, skills, and relationships needed for excellence in academic librarianship.

CAPAL meets biweekly, Mondays at 4:30 p.m.. They maintain their own website at:

Contact CAPAL at:

Fall 2017 CAPAL Executive

  • Chair: Emily Carlisle
  • Communications: Jillian Clair
  • Content Manager: Gillian Stephens
  • First Term Representative: Caroline Kayko
  • Events Coordinator: Connor Spearman