Daily Archives: May 20, 2011

McMaster University Library: A Statement from Librarians Association of the University of Waterloo

(Circulated on CAUT list today and posted with permission of author): “Good afternoon Colleagues, Executive members of the Librarians Association of the University of Waterloo join other library associations to voice our support for librarians at McMaster University. We are … Continue reading

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Is anyone asking “What are our professional associations doing about threats to librarianship?”

We have recently seen ALA step up and support the threats to librarianship in the US (see earlier blog and ALA letter). Yesterday at UTFA Council, Kent Weaver reminded Council members, that a non-librarian is currently leading Canada’s national repository … Continue reading

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Who will speak for the librarian?

As colleagues are pointing out, what  Jian Ghomeshi talks about on CBC about school librarians is the same for academic librarians. Academic librarians have gradually been shifted from traditional roles, into new fields, with non-librarians taking over traditional roles, instead, … Continue reading

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