Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Support Intellectual Freedom in Canada – Sign the Petition for Dale Askey

If you are believe in intellectual and academic freedom, sign the petition that urges Herbert Richardson, founder and editor of Edwin Mellen Press, to drop the last remaining libel lawsuit against Dale Askey. https://www.change.org/petitions/edwin-mellen-press-end-libel-suit-against-dale-askey

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Librarians – Who Owns the Rights to Your Professional Creations? Do you know?

At the University of Toronto we have a Copyright Policy which today includes ‘librarians’. For the full policay see http://www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/policies/copyright.htm Did you know that: “2.1 The University will own Copyright in all Works which are: (a) created by an Author … Continue reading

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THE SEARCH FOR LIBRARIANS’ POWER* at the University of Toronto

*A homage to William H. Nelson, The Search for Faculty Power: The History of the University of Toronto Faculty Association 1942-1992. (Canadian Scholar’s Press, 1993, reprinted 2006). Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Librarians Standing Committee of the University of … Continue reading

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