Daily Archives: April 4, 2011

Academic Freedom – with strings attached?

Is “Big Society” the same as “Big Brother” asks D.D.Guttenplan in the New York Times, as academic freedom continues to be at the forefront of scholars: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/education/04iht-educlede.html?_r=1

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CAUT – Model Clause on Scholarly Activities for Academic Librarians

1 The University recognizes the importance to its academic mission of librarians’ continuing development as members of the academic staff, and acknowledges that their pursuit of research, study, educational and other scholarly activities brings benefits to and enhances the reputation … Continue reading

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Workload Policy – Academic Librarianship

More information about the new workload policies will be posted on this blog in the coming months. If you have questions, we would like to hear from you. A sub-committee of the UTFA Librarians Committee has been organized to examine … Continue reading

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Seeking Full Citizenship – Academic Librarians

This article by Catherine Coker, Wyoma vanDuinkerken adn Stephen Bales provides an introduction to the history of tenure issues and academic librarianship, “Seeking Full Citizenship: A Defence of Tenure Faculty Status for Librarians” COLLEGE & RESEARCH LIBRARIES 71:5 (2010), p.406-420.

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