Category Archives: University of Toronto

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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UTFA Annual General Meeting – Tomorrow! Join Us!

The UTFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Koffler House Room 108 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. For the agenda and 2016 AGM Newsletter click here. We need quorum for changes to our … 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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UTFA Seeks Nominations for the Presidency

Prof. Scott Prudham is stepping down as his six year term is finished June 30, 2016. Two candidates have stepped forward: Cynthia Messenger, Vice-President of Grievances at UTFA Petition of Support and Paul Hamel, Treasurer, UTFA. The position of President … Continue reading

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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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