Category Archives: Academic Status

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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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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UTFA Supports Academic Librarianship at U of T in a Series of Motions (2011-2016)

A. Motion Carried by UTFA Council June 15, 2011. University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA)  Statement on Academic Librarianship in Canada We, the members of the University of Toronto Faculty Association, whose purpose is to advance the interests of teachers, … Continue reading

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“University Inc Compromises Academic Freedom” CAUT, 69:2 Nov. 2015

The recent article in CAUT Bulletin on the consequences of introducing corporate structures and managerial models into post-secondary institutions, the corporatization of universities, is worthy of a close read.  The article notes the threats to academic freedom, citing recent scandals … Continue reading

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Showcasing UofT Librarians – Scholarship

The tab on Publications, Research and Scholarship is currently being updated. See recent additions. Contact UTFA Librarians Committee for more entries if you don’t see your publication.

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Which US universities give ‘tenure’ to academic librarians?

The following universities in the USA use the term ‘tenure’ in securing permanent status for their librarians: Appalachian State University, Boone, NC Auburn University, Auburn, AL Augusta State University,Augusta, GA Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN Binghamton University, State University … Continue reading

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