Monthly Archives: March 2016

UTFA Seeks Nominations for the Presidency

Prof. Scott Prudham is stepping down as his six year term is finished June 30, 2016. Two candidates have stepped forward: Cynthia Messenger, Vice-President of Grievances at UTFA Petition of Support and Paul Hamel, Treasurer, UTFA. The position of President … Continue reading

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What Policies Govern UTFA Librarian Members?

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA): provides ACADEMIC FREEDOM protection; includes information on research and study leaves; outlines some of the librarians responsibilities and rights. This document stipulates how UTFA negotiates with UofT on behave of faculty and librarians. This document is … Continue reading

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You Asked: “What is wrong with the U of T POLICIES FOR LIBRARIANS?”

UTL librarians are currently discussing what is wrong with our current Policies for Librarians . The recent question posed from members is “What is wrong with our policies?” There is a lot to consider and to understand, in terms of … Continue reading

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Status of Academic Librarians in USA

Here is a WIKI which provides the academic status of academic librarians in the USA  and provides ACRL statement.

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