Monthly Archives: April 2013

Responses to Access Copyright’s Lawsuit Against York University

CBC Article – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/04/14/copyright-universities.html?cmp=rss CAUT’s letter to Access Copyright, dated April 9, 2013. Blog Responses: Michael Geist’s “Access Copyright’s Desperate Declaration of War Against Fair Dealing“

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ACCESS Copyright: Lawsuit Launched Against York University

Today Access Copyright issued a news release about the launching of a lawsuit against York University, see this Access Copyright News Release.

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UTFA ANNUAL General Meeting – April 18 at 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Join us!

UTFA Annual General Meeting 2013 – Update on Special Joint Advisory Committee Talks. Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Tanz Neuroscience Building, Room 6 6 Queen’s Park Crescent West

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New Study Released: “Promoting Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Canadian Academic Librarians”

A preprint of Mary Kandiuk’s survey and study of ethnic diversity in Canadian academic libraries is being published by ACRL and a preprint is now available: http://crl.acrl.org/content/early/2013/04/05/crl13-465.full.pdf+html and as a pdf attachment here Kandiuk-Preprint. Mary Kandiuk is Senior Librarian at … Continue reading

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