Monthly Archives: August 2011

UTFA Librarians Committee Membership 2011-2012

Please find attached the list of librarians who have volunteered to participate this year 2011-2012 on the UTFA Librarians Committee. 2011-2012 List of Members and Contact info

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UT Library Council: LAUT-UTFA Representatives

The virtual organization, LAUT, has had a long-standing arrangement to appoint 3 representatives to the UT Library Council. In collaboration with UTFA, this arrangement has continued. This year 3 colleagues, Marcel Fortin (SG Campus), Shelley Hawrychuk (UTM) and Sarah Fedko … Continue reading

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Revolt in Cairo – Short Film from FAIFE session at IFLA conference

Dr. Shawky Salem, Chairman of Alex Centre for Multimedia & Libraries in Alexandria, Egypt, presented an update on what was happening in Egypt at the FAIFE session (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression) in Puerto … Continue reading

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Sept. 8th, 12-1 or 1-2, Workload Discussion for Librarians

Workload discussion in the UT community has commenced. Please join UTFA representatives in Room 127, Rotman School of Management to talk about what ‘you’ would like to see incorporated into the new workload policy. Workload Update

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Toronto Public Libraries Still Need Our Support

Submit your poems, stories and writings to the online contest about why “my library matters to me” contest:  Submissions begin August 25 at 10:30 AM.

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Crisis and Deep Reservations – Queens University Facutly Association (QUFA)

For the latest report on negotiations at Queens University, see this report from QUFA: Job Action Committee Report August 17, 2011

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Western University Librarians and Archives – Update on Negotiations

Please read the following:

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Librarians and Academic Planning at the University of Toronto

A draft of the Report by the Provostial Academic Planning Group has been posted, online, for input from the community,  URL:  Input is being sought from librarians and libraries, email

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