Category Archives: Academic Librarianship

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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Status of Academic Librarians in USA

Here is a WIKI which provides the academic status of academic librarians in the USA http://academic-librarian-status.wikispaces.com/  and provides ACRL statement.

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Modernizing the Appointment and Promotion Policies for UofT Librarians – What has changed?

UTFA Librarians Committee and the ACALP group are working to modernize appointment and promotion policies for academic librarians at the University of Toronto. Thank you for responding to our last survey (Survey I) – it was most successful. We have … Continue reading

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Formation of ACALP Group – Modernizing Policies for UofT Librarians

In the modernization process for up-dated appointment and promotion policies for UofT librarians, a call for volunteers to assist on an advisory committee went out to all UTFA librarians in December 2015. The ACALP  group was formed (Advisory Committee for … Continue reading

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“Libraries in Crisis” Special Dossier on Canada

Media Tropes has its latest issue at http://www.mediatropes.com/. vol. 5:2 (2015).

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New Open Access Journal by the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians Launched

For your information: Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship hosted by open access at the University of Toronto, http://www.cjal.ca/index.php/capal .  

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“What is it you actually do?” Lecture, March 1st, New College, 5-7 pm

UTFA and CAUT are encouraging members to attend the lecture by Sandra Grey President of the Tertiary Education Union of New Zealand and Professor, University of Wellington at 5-7 pm on Tuesday March 1 in the William Doo Auditorium in … Continue reading

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