Daily Archives: November 15, 2011

Constance Adamson – “No Quick Fixes…”

Our guest speaker at the symposium this Friday, Nov. 18, Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or Opportunity?  http://academiclibrarians.eventbrite.com/ has an article in the Toronto Star on the current teaching concerns. Star Article

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UT Academic Librarians – Please Participate in this Survey

CAUT Librarians Stress Survey: CAUT has recently completed stress surveys of faculty in universities and colleges.  A companion survey for university and college academic librarians is being launched online at http://infopoll.net/live/surveys/s35601.htm. Your participation is important.

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UTFA Bargaining Team Needs Your Support

Dear Colleagues, For the benefit of all in our community we need to rally support for our bargaining team. Please consider signing this petition to demonstrate our support. It is a tough job – one not many of us can … Continue reading

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OCUFA newsletter notes no austerity measures for politians – instead they get raises….

F.Y.I. http://www.torontosun.com/2011/11/15/mcguintys-bailed-on-austerity-union-

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Lybia Celebrates the Unbanning of Books

F.Y.I. The Toronto Star article Nov. 15, 2011, notes the “unbanning of books” and celebration of intellectual freedom in Lybia.

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