Category Archives: UTFA Librarian Committee Members

Update from Librarians’ UTFA Council Representatives

**This is from an email sent to librarians, members of UTFA by your Council Reps “Hello all, This morning’s Globe and Mail featured this article:  The Globe and Mail, April 20, 2014: “U of T faculty consider option to unionize,” … Continue reading

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Members of the UTFA Librarians Committee (2013-2014)

The following members have been approved by the UTFA Council: Chair of UTFA Librarians Committee, Harriet Sonne de Torrens. Bobby Glushko (Librarian, Robarts Library) Brock Macdonald (Teaching Stream, Woodsworth College) Michael Attridge (Faculty, St. Michael’s University College) Christina Tooulias (Librarian, … Continue reading

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Historical Bits & Bytes – Defining Academic Librarianship in the 1960s

Looking back to the 1960′s when graduate studies was on the rise in the Province of Ontario, a report was prepared by the University of Toronto President’s Committee on the School of Graduate Studies entitled Graduate Studies in the University … Continue reading

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“Search for Librarians’ Power” – March 25, 2013 at the UT Faculty Club

On Monday, March 25 from 12 noon to 5:30 UTFA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Librarians Standing Committee in the University of Toronto’s Faculty Association at the Faculty Club. The event will consist of a lunch (with limited … Continue reading

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UTFA Librarians Committee – update and more coming…

At this term’s first UTFA Librarians Committee meeting yesterday, several important matters were raised and discussed (St. Mike’s situation, workload policy, PTR reviews, research issues and UTFA forum for Oct. 11). This short note is just to let you know … Continue reading

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Chair’s Report, UTFA Librarians Committee, at the Sept. 18, UTFA Council Meeting

Please find attached the report prepared to update council members about recent activities and plans: Sept18LibReport

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New Members to the UTFA Librarians Committee – We are well represented!

Please join us in thank the following new members to the UTFA Librarians Committee. The UTFA librarians committee now has 20 members from across various libraries, different sectors of our profession and our three campuses. We are very fortunate to … Continue reading

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Performance Evaluations – deadline nears

UTFA supports a transparent approach to how our colleagues are assessed. It will soon be that time of year when many of you have questions about the process and the results of the annual performance reviews. Some of our colleagues … Continue reading

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UTFA – How does UTFA represent librarians at the University of Toronto?

Lately, there has been a rumor circulating that the chair of the UTFA librarians committee had stepped down to be replaced by another colleague. We think the confusion has arisen over a general lack of understanding about how UTFA works … Continue reading

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Members of UTFA Librarians Committee

See recent membership approved by UTFA Council: http://www.utfa.org/content/librarians-committee Please note: Sarah Fedko (UTSC) has assumed one of the four librarians seats, previously held by H.Sonne de Torrens on UTFA Council.

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