Monthly Archives: January 2013

Canadian Federal Government Attempted to Deny Access to Records in LAC

“…The government maintained it had no obligation to provide the records in Library and Archives Canada…” this refusal was over turned by Justice Goudge’s decision that “…the federal government is obliged to turn over its archival records on Indian residential … Continue reading

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Support Academic Librarianship: Join CAPAL Meeting Today!

Librarians at the University of Toronto have been actively participating in the newly formed association, dedicated to the profession of academic librarianship, the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) . We feel there is a need to reinforce our … Continue reading

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St. Francis Xavier Univeristy (Nova Scotia) Faculty, Lab Technicians & Librarians & on Strike (3rd day)

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CAPAL: Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians

Colleagues in our immediate community and in our larger, national context, have long felt there were gaps and issues not being addressed in the profession of academic librarianship. CLA, CAUT, OLA and other provincial library organizations in Canada have not … Continue reading

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“Search for Librarians’ Power” – March 25, 2013 at the UT Faculty Club

On Monday, March 25 from 12 noon to 5:30 UTFA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Librarians Standing Committee in the University of Toronto’s Faculty Association at the Faculty Club. The event will consist of a lunch (with limited … Continue reading

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UTFA Council Passes Motion Recognizing Serious Flaws in the University of Toronto Policies for Librarians

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) Council, Prof. Judith Teichman, Chair of the UTFA Appointments Committee, presented a motion (previously passed by UTFA Executive) to the council representatives. UTFA Council passed this motion: “The … Continue reading

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OCUFA Study Released: “Ontario Wants More Investment in Higher Education”

For the full report see OCUFA site: Documents: 2013.01.10 – OCUFA Release – Austerity Survey Release FINAL OCUFA Survey 2013 – General Results – Jan. 10 2013

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AUPP Releases New Statement on Faculty Status for College and University Librarians

For information see this website: The new document (January 2013) is attached in PDF format here: January2013-NewStatement Highlights “Librarians perform a multifaceted role within the academy. It includes not only teaching credit courses but also providing access to information, … Continue reading

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