Long-Census Form back – Good work Academic Librarians!

Unlike those who have worked in public service and seen the demise of their jobs and security when they speak out, academic librarians with academic freedom have been able to be at the forefront of ensuring the long census form is brought back without fears of job security. Academic freedom has permitted librarians at post-secondary institutions to speak out. This is an excellent example that shows the value of academic freedom in post-secondary institutions for our profession. More updates here:

More work on census data needs to be done, MacLeans, Nov. 5, 2015. http://www.macleans.ca/economy/economicanalysis/why-its-not-enough-to-simply-restore-the-long-form-census/

OCUL statement http://www.ocul.on.ca/node/3402

CAUT http://www.caut.ca/news/2015/11/05/academics-welcome-reinstatement-of-the-census

Globe & Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/editorials/restoring-the-long-form-census-is-a-good-start-but-more-data-needed/article27127410/

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