Monthly Archives: November 2011

UT CUPE 3902 voted 91% for strike support

F.Y.I.  This union represents sessional instructors and teaching assistants at the University of Toronto.

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Changes to the UTFA UT Librarians Blog

F.Y.I. The site has been adjusted so that all comments will go directly to postings on the website. So, there should be no further delays in viewing responses.

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UTFA Christmas Celebrations and Recent Bargaining Update

For the latest update on bargaining see: The University of Toronto Faculty Association invites you to an end-of-term holiday reception: Tuesday December 13, 2011 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm At the UTFA offices 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 419 Please … Continue reading

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UTFA Association Grievance Resolved Concerning the Hiring Process of Senior Administrators

Please see attached letter from George Luste to the UTFA Council concerning the resolution of an association grievance about the hiring process of librarians for senior administrative positions at UTSC and UTM. Please note the commentary at the end of … Continue reading

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Academic Freedom Article in Huffington Post – For some Déjà vu?

F.Y. I. an article by Patricia McGuire, Nov. 24, 2011.

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Photos at Sympsium: Academic Librarians, Nov. 18

We would like to publically thank two students who assisted with the photographs shared from this event, Nikki White, a UTM undergraduate student in visual studies and photography, see her webpage: The second student, a Ph.D. student at FIS, … Continue reading

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Two Awards for UT Librarians: CAUT and OCUFA

It has been many years since the University of Toronto Libraries have nominated a colleague for any type of an award. We happen to think it is time to recognize our colleagues, both those who have retired and those who … Continue reading

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Symposium..more photos..

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Symposium Update: Marc Richards, McGill University, Text Online

Librarian, Marc Richard’s presentation has been posted online for those interested :  

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Photos from the Symposium, November 18, 2011. Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or An Opportunity?

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