Category Archives: Academic exploitation

Collaboration Between Donors and Institutes of Higher Learning and Research: “On What Terms?”

CAUT has published a report, Open for Business: On What Terms? (November 2013) that has investigated the relationship between 12 collaborators and Canadian universities, the University of Toronto, being one of them (Munk School of Global Affairs and others). open-for-business-(nov-2013)

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Mounting Crisis at St. Paul’s University

Faculty associations are rally behind academic faculty and librarians at St. Paul’s University http://ustpaul.ca/ in response to the recent termination of an academic librarian due to financial contingency reasons and further attempts to terminate faculty. The Ontario Federation of University … Continue reading

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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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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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