Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Access Copyright Contract – mobilizing faculty and librarians – BCLA

A draft resolution by the British Columbia Library Association has been posted on a new, unofficial site for the BCLA against Access Copyright and in support of academic libraries in Canada. It begins with: ” WHEREAS In 2011, over 30 … Continue reading

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Concerns being raised over research changes at the New York Public Library

See this article: http://www.thenation.com/article/164881/upheaval-new-york-public-library?page=full If you are concerned about this issue, there is a petition that has started today, see: http://www.change.org/petitions/the-new-york-public-library-we-want-the-nypl-to-hold-a-community-meeting-for-opposing-voices

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UT Librarians and staff supporting Librarians in the Toronto Public Libraries

Interested UofT librarians, faculty and staff who wish to show their support for Toronto’s 2300 public librarians can meet at 5 pm., Thursday (March 29th) in-front of the Toronto Reference Library. We have been contacted by the UofT CUPE local … Continue reading

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“Ontario’s budget adds up to less funding…”

For OCUFA’s response to the budget cuts to Ontario universities see, http://ocufa.on.ca/

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