Monthly Archives: November 2015

Update on McMaster Librarians

From the McMaster University website on Sunday, November 16, 2015: “The University and the McMaster University Academic Librarians Association (MUALA) have reached a tentative contract agreement. MUALA represents 24 academic librarians at McMaster. The tentative agreement must now be ratified … Continue reading

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November Mourns: November 12 and 13, 2015.

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“University Inc Compromises Academic Freedom” CAUT, 69:2 Nov. 2015

The recent article in CAUT Bulletin on the consequences of introducing corporate structures and managerial models into post-secondary institutions, the corporatization of universities, is worthy of a close read.  The article notes the threats to academic freedom, citing recent scandals … Continue reading

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Showcasing UofT Librarians – Scholarship

The tab on Publications, Research and Scholarship is currently being updated. See recent additions. Contact UTFA Librarians Committee for more entries if you don’t see your publication.

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Showingcasing UofT Librarians: Lynne Kutsukake – Novel Released (historical fiction and military history)

Lynne Kutsukake, before early retirement, academic librarian at Robarts Library, releases her first book, The Translation of Love. The publisher’s synopsis reads: “Born and raised in Vancouver, thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura is released from a Canadian internment camp only to be … Continue reading

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UWO Librarians & Archivists

Tentative agreement reached: http://www.westerngazette.ca/2015/11/librarians-archivists-reach-tentative-agreement-western/

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Which US universities give ‘tenure’ to academic librarians?

The following universities in the USA use the term ‘tenure’ in securing permanent status for their librarians: Appalachian State University, Boone, NC Auburn University, Auburn, AL Augusta State University,Augusta, GA Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN Binghamton University, State University … Continue reading

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