Daily Archives: April 21, 2011

A New Chief Librarian – Turning Over a New Leaf?

With the slow, internal dismantling of middle management in our library system over the years, librarians lost their ability participate in the overall plans in the library and opportunities to develop managerial skills. For without a middle management and mentoring … Continue reading

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The Negotiating Team for St. Michael’s First Collective Agreement for 2011

The negotiating team consists of representatives from UTFA and USMC: Professor Michael Attridge, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, USMC; Mr. Michael Bramah, MLIS., Head of Cataloguing, J.M.Kelly Library USMC; Professor John McLaughlin, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, USMC; … Continue reading

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UTFA AGM Update – Newsletter and Constitutional Amendments

April 2011 UTFA Annual Newsletter We had quorum at the UTFA Annual General Meeting on Wed. April 20, at the Faculty Club, which meant that the amendments discussed and approved in Council concerning the UTFA Constitution and By-laws were voted … Continue reading

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Librarians Numeric Ratings for PTR

Supervisors have been given guidelines on the numeric ratings everyone receives in their annual performance reviews. For your information the numeric ratings with descriptions are: Superior Performance  8-9 ;  Surpasses Expectations 6-7 ; Achieves Expectations    3-5 ; Below Expectations   … Continue reading

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Provostial Advisory Group on Academic Planning – UT Librarians

In the current discourse, we are seeking research publications, survey and studies on topics related to the role of academic libraries and librarians in the academic planning process. Here is a selected list of some of the resources we are … Continue reading

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Provostial Advisory Group on Academic Planning – UT Librarians

UTFA librarians have started to meet to discuss two questions: 1) the role of academic librarians in academic planning and 2) the role of academic libraries in academic planning. One of the issues being examined is the role of academic … Continue reading

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