Category Archives: UTFA

UTFA supports Dale Askey and the academic freedom of librarians

The University of Toronto Faculty Association has made a public statement of support for Dale Askey. Only one of the two lawsuits launched against Dale Askey has been dropped. The announcement last Monday by CBC referred to only the lawsuit … Continue reading

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Stephen Lewis “Where in the World is the World Headed?”

The University of Toronto Faculty Association has invited Stephen Lewis, former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS, 2001-2006, to speak at the annual C.B.MacPherson Lecture. Do join us! Date: March 20, 2013. … Continue reading

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“Search for Librarians’ Power” – March 25, 2013 at the UT Faculty Club

On Monday, March 25 from 12 noon to 5:30 UTFA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Librarians Standing Committee in the University of Toronto’s Faculty Association at the Faculty Club. The event will consist of a lunch (with limited … Continue reading

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UTFA Session for Librarians – Meeting and Update – Today

Please join us at 11 am – 12, Room 157, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George Street. We are at a historic point in our relationship with the University of Toronto. Come and hear more.

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Survey on Scholarship Completed – Participation rate 50% – Thank you all!

Librarians and teaching stream at the University of Toronto showed their support for academic scholarship by completing the survey UTFA distributed to members about scholarship and practices in our community. If you receive a 20% to 30% participation rate for … Continue reading

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UTFA Survey for Librarians and Teaching Stream at the University of Toronto on Scholarship

The link to the UTFA survey has been distributed this afternoon via an email to all members. The deadline for completing the survey is next Sunday, November 18. If you are an UTFA member and you did not receive this … Continue reading

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UTFA launches survey on scholarship and research for academic librarians and the teaching stream at the University of Toronto

UTFA launches survey for librarians and teaching stream (full and part-time) to assess current practices regarding scholarship and professional creative endeavours at the University of Toronto. UTFA members will receive by Monday, November 12, an email with a link to … Continue reading

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