Daily Archives: April 5, 2011

University Libraries are Academic Units not Service Units

This was the assertion of the majority of library directors in the recent survey, discussed at the ACRL conference last week, S+R Library Survey 2010: Insights from US Academic Library Directors: “In the past, academic libraries functioned primarily as information … Continue reading

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UTM Workload Meeting – Today!

UTFA Workload News Release – FAQ The first of several workload policy meetings begins today at UTM, at 12 noon, South Building/David Building, Room 3124. This is a general information session, which all faculty and librarians should try to attend. … Continue reading

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Academic Librarians and Academic Freedom

CAUT’s statement (Approved by the CAUT Council, October 1993; Revised April 2002 and May 2004; Editorial revisions September 2010) 1 Academic status and activities 1.1 Librarians at academic institutions are entitled to academic status. As academic staff librarians play an … Continue reading

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Academic Librarians and Academic Governance

New workload policies awarded by Teplitsky in our last round of negotiations with UT Administration is initiating a series of meetings across the three campuses (see earlier blog of dates and locations) beginning this week at UTM and the Provostial … Continue reading

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