Category Archives: Workload

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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Workload Meeting this Friday, January 27, 2012.

If you didn’t have a chance to voice your concerns at the previous town halls organized at UTM, UTSC and St. George, you can still have input into the draft of the workload for librarians. The workload committee has one … Continue reading

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Thinking About Workload Policies for Librarians….some readings

Now that the 1st draft of the UT Librarians Workload policy is circulating in the community (sent out by Larry Alford, Nov.30), it is timely to suggest a few readings. Remember when reading and thinking about the draft and what you … Continue reading

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UT Librarians Scheduled Workload Meetings – deadline approaching

For information purposes, there are two more dates set for the Librarians Workload Unit Committee to meet and discuss the creation of a workload policy, that covers items in addition to those listed in the current WLPP (see attached PDF): … Continue reading

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CAUT: “The Aggrieved Librarian – Enforcing Workplace Rights” part II

This is the second and final report on the two-day conference, Oct. 28-29, 2011, held at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa and organized by CAUT. Approximately 80-90 librarians from across Canada participated in this event. The first day, as reported … Continue reading

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Understanding the UT Workload – WLPP for Faculty and Librarians

Discussions are currently underway in each academic unit to formulate a workload policy for faculty and librarians. The Library Workload Unit Committee has been meeting regularly. The minutes of these meetings will be distributed to all librarians. During this process … Continue reading

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Workload Policies – Examples at Other Canadian Universities

Discussions of workload amongst academic librarians at UofT has initiated questions about how other institutions define workload norms. As agreed, here are some examples of workload policies. Click on the names to obtain a pdf copy of these, specific sections: … Continue reading

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UT Librarians Workload Meeting with Administration + CAUT Statement on Librarians Workload

Hello everyone, The UT Librarians Workload Unit meeting is scheduled to meet again Sept.30 and with succeeding dates set to: Oct.24, 26, Nov.1, Nov. 10. I am attaching a 1999-2000 discussion paper by CAUT on workload issues for librarians. Even … Continue reading

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Workload Meeting for Librarians on St. George Campus – October 4, 2011.

Please join us in the second meeting planned to discuss the workload policy, room 728, iSchool, 12-2pm. Your UTFA Librarian representatives will be present.

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Workload Meeting – Scheduled for UTM Librarians

Please join us for a meeting to discuss the new workload policy on Monday, September 26, 2011, at UTM, in room 3000, in the CCT building, from 12 – 2pm. Please join us, even if only for a short time. … Continue reading

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