Category Archives: Chief Librarian

YouTube video by Chief Librarian at the University of Toronto

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New Chief Librarian

Dear Colleagues, Please welcome our new Chief Librarian, Larry Alford, from Temple University. He will begin no later than August 1, 2011. I am attaching the announcement that came from the Provost’s Office, as well as, a link to an … Continue reading

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CAUT Guidelines for the Appointment of University Chief Librarians

F.Y. I. CAUT. “Guidelines for the Appointment and Review of University Chief Librarians and Other Library Administrators Outside the Bargaining Unit” Feb.12, 2011. URL: These guidelines are intended to assist in clarifying procedures, particularly regarding chief librarians and other … Continue reading

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Response from Provost about Chief Librarian Search

Yesterday, Jan. 11, 2011, Provost Misak responded to the questions asked about the final process in the selection for the Chief Librarian. Here is an excerpt from her email to the UTFA Librarians Committee which we would like to share … Continue reading

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Search for Chief Librarian

UTFA members have been asking about the process to be followed in the search for the new Chief Librarian. An email was sent to Provost Misak, Jan. 10, asking for clarification on the following questions: 1.    Will the shortlist be … Continue reading

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January 19th – General Assembly at the University of Toronto

Dear Colleagues, Please note a general assembly is being called for all UTFA members to join and support the grass-roots movement developing to support collegial participation in academic planning and the management of our libraries. This assembly is being supported … Continue reading

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Chief Librarian Update

On Friday, Dec. 10, the Chair of the Librarians Committee sent an email to Provost Misak, requesting an update on the search for the Chief Librarian as both UTFA Council members as well as UT Librarians had been asking. Today … Continue reading

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