Business Model Adopted at LAC: Now Canadian Heritage and Our National Repository are at Risk in Ottawa

The appalling results of incorporating business models into the management of academic and cultural libraries clearly leads to disaster, as evident at the Library and Archives of Canada (LAC).  Librarians at the University of Toronto and other institutions have been distressed for some time over these developments, see two recent CAUT articles:

http://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?SectionID=1330&SectionName=Letters&VolID=322&VolumeName=No%205&VolumeStartDate=5/17/2011&EditionID=34&EditionName=Vol%2058&EditionStartDate=1/13/2011&ArticleID=3252

http://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?SectionID=1324&SectionName=President%27s%20Column&VolID=320&VolumeName=No%204&VolumeStartDate=4/8/2011&EditionID=34&EditionName=Vol%2058&EditionStartDate=1/13/2011&ArticleID=3231

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