Canadian Association of Professional & Academic Librarians (CAPAL)


The Canadian Association of Professional and Academic Librarians (CAPAL) is a national membership association representing the interests of professional academic librarians in relation to the areas of education, standards, professional practice, ethics, and core principles.

If Academic Libraries interest you, check out the Dalhousie Student Chapter here.

To be an executive member, a CAPAL student membership is required. A student membership costs $20.88. You can find more information about the benefits of membership here.

For more information about joining the executive Dal CAPAL team, contact us at:



ResidenceIf the idea of rolling out of bed and into class appeals to you, you can’t get much closer than living in residence. At Dal, everything is within walking distance. In Halifax, you’re just minutes from the exciting downtown core and all its restaurants, shopping, parks and museums.