Monthly Archives: April 2012

LAC in Ottawa – news

At Library and Archives Canada, 235 PSAC members received notices and 105 positions are expected to be eliminated.see http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/parks-canada-hit-hard-by-cuts-as-ottawa-doles-out-nearly-4000-job-notices/article2418073/ .

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Update on Joint UTFA and Librarians Committee, April 24, 2012.

The joint committee agrees to meet regularly, twice a term, to discuss queries and concerns in the community. The last meeting was held on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. We would like to share some of the information discussed in that … Continue reading

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New Interim leader of the UTM Library

Ian Whyte, Associate Librarian, Teaching & Learning, and Deputy Chief Librarian at the HMALC has assumed the responsibilities of leading the UTM library until a new Head Librarian is selected. Mary Ann Mavrinac has accepted a new post at Rochester University, … Continue reading

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Books will survive…New York Review

How Books Will Survive Amazon Jason Epstein  April 26, 2012 — NYRBlog “Few technological victories are ever complete, and in the case of books this will be especially true. Bookstores will not disappear but will exploit digital technologies to increase … Continue reading

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Response from APLA about AUCC and Access Copyright Agreement

This notice is being widely circulated from the President of the APLA, F.Y.I.: Dear Presidents of the Universities and Colleges of Atlantic Canada: The Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) was dismayed to learn of the agreement reached between Access Copyright … Continue reading

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PTR and UofT Librarians on Research Leaves – Important Update

This is the time of year when questions concerning the annual performance arise.  As a way of keeping you informed (please direct colleagues to this site), the UTFA Librarians Committee will share information with the community. A recent memo from the … Continue reading

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A Message From UTFA – Collegiality & Governance at the University of Toronto

With one voice we seek collegiality & shared governance: http://vimeo.com/40480232

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