Category Archives: Academic libraries

Town Hall: Academic Librarians’ Policies – Guests from Queens and McGill

Town Hall featuring guest speakers from Queen’s University and McGill University Libraries Where: Room 147, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George St. When: Wednesday May 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – leaving lots of time for … Continue reading

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Annual Activity Reports & Workload Planning

There are two documents which will help librarians at UofT to plan their workload for the coming year. The first, negotiated policy is referred to as the WLPP (Workload Policy and Procedures) which applies to librarians, faculty and teaching stream. … Continue reading

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A Priority in the Next Round of Negotiations: Modernizing the ‘Policies for Librarians’

In the joint statement issued by the Provost’s office on behalf of the University of Toronto Administration and the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) on October 27, 2014, the community was informed that: “…the parties have committed to making … Continue reading

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University of St. Michael’s Collective Agreement – A Good Resource for UofT Librarians

Please see the University of St. Michael’s collective agreements, 2012-2014,St. Michael’s College  . A new agreement has been negotiated but updates are not yet ready for release. This is a good resource to examine if you are interested in seeing … Continue reading

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Ranks and Nomenclature in the Profession of Academic Librarianship

There has been a steady move on the part of Canadian post-secondary educational institutions to negotiate ranks and nomenclature of professional librarians as they do for teaching stream and faculty.  The following chart gives you an idea of what is … Continue reading

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Town Halls on St. George Campus: April 4 and April 6, 2016

Join members of ACALP and the UTFA Librarians’ committee to discuss what needs to be done to update our Policies for Librarians. We are holding these meetings to ensure you have a forum to express your views. If you would … 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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