It has come to TAL's attention that some users are experiencing an issue with the TAL Online survey that is resulting with users getting stuck in an endless loop with the questions.
To resolve this issue, please ensure that your browser is up to date and clear your cache.Read more
The Alberta Library has created a survey to gather information from library staff about TAL Online (talonline.ca).Read more
The TAL office will be closed on Friday, August 12, 2016 and Monday August 15, 2016 as we are moving to our new location. Telephone and email access will not be available during this time. We will re-open on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.Read more
Thanks to everyone who participated and added their Summer Reading Club resources to the Library Toolshed!Read more
You can see the new TAL Online here: talonline.ca
The WorldCat based TAL Online will continue to be available until July 1st here: talonline.worldcat.orgRead more
The Alberta Library (TAL) is excited to announce the launch schedule for the new redesigned TAL Online. The new TAL Online will be going live in the afternoon of June 27, 2016.Read more
Dear TAL Online Users,Read more
The following individuals were elected to the Executive Committee at the April 15, 2016 Board of Directors meeting:Read more
TAL Online will be switching to a new custom built user interface and will no longer be based on OCLC’s WorldCat platform. On July 1, 2016 TAL will have transitioned away from the OCLC’s WorldCat platform and into an open source platform.Read more
EBSCO is offering a webinar next week to introduce Rosetta Stone.
This is the new subscription currently offered through TAL (see http://www.thealbertalibrary.ab.ca/invitations-renewals/2233).Read more
The Library Toolshed has just published its inaugural newsletter.Read more
TAL member library staff are invited to join a Proquest webinar on ABI/Inform and other related business resources from Proquest.Read more
The Alberta Library is proud to present Online Reference Centre (ORC) workshops for Library staff for all TAL members in Edmonton on November 23 and Calgary on November 24th.Read more
Are You Ready for Research Questions? Do You Know What Online Resources are Available?
Whether you are new to libraries in Alberta or looking for a refresher, please join us and learn about EBSCO resources included in the TAL Universal Core package.Read more
Are you a TAL Online user or are you a library staff member familliar with TAL Online?Read more
The number of requests intiated in the month of May was 6,802.
The top ten cites for May were:Read more
At the 2015 Alberta Library conference, OCLC held a draw for two boxes of Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut chocolate.
The winners were May Kwan from Westlock Public Library and Sandra Moloney from St. Albert Public Library.Read more