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CBU Library and CBRL renew memorandum of understanding

Date: May 01, 2019
Location: Library Student Lounge

Vice-chair for the Cape Breton Regional Library Board, Murdock Moore, and Faye MacDougall, CBRL Regional Librarian, were on hand to sign a significant document on behalf of the Cape Breton Regional Library along with CBU President, David Dingwall, and Catherine Arseneau, Dean of the CBU Library and Director of Cultural Resources.

Twenty years ago Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton Regional Library entered into a memorandum of understanding to aid in the sharing of their respective resources. They have once again renewed their vows of cooperation and collaboration as witnessed by the signing of a new five-year memorandum of understanding that also takes into account the their cultural collections, including the Beaton Institute.

From left: Murdock Moore,Faye MacDougall, David Dingwall, and Catherine Arseneau.

From left: Murdock Moore,Faye MacDougall, David Dingwall, and Catherine Arseneau. Photo credit: Cape Breton Post (Contributed).

This agreement encourages both institutions to deliver innovative projects, to share resources, and to improve the exchange of information about services and resources.

The CBRL has a collection of books held at CBU Library that is very popular with students. Just one example of the collaboration between the two Libraries, the CBRL popular reading collection has been available for many years.