Category Archives: UWO

UWO Librarians & Archivists

Tentative agreement reached: http://www.westerngazette.ca/2015/11/librarians-archivists-reach-tentative-agreement-western/

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Current Happenings in Our Communities

“Profs claim academic freedom compromised at U of Calgary” – Nov. 3, 2015. See more at: http://www.caut.ca/news/2015/11/02/profs-claim-academic-freedom-compromised-at-u-of-calgary#sthash.ZmPk52ou.dpuf “(Ottawa – October 26, 2015) Librarians and archivists with the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association have voted 98 per cent in favour … Continue reading

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Prof. John Greyson & Dr. Tarek Loubani – Sign the Petition for their Immediate Release

Prof. John Greyson, York University, and Dr. Tarek Loubani, Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care, were on route to GAZA to commence a collaborative project with the University of Western Ontario, York University and Al Shifa Hospital, when they were arrested … Continue reading

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Access Copyright Contract – mobilizing faculty and librarians – BCLA

A draft resolution by the British Columbia Library Association has been posted on a new, unofficial site for the BCLA against Access Copyright and in support of academic libraries in Canada. It begins with: ” WHEREAS In 2011, over 30 … Continue reading

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UWO responds to the ACCESS Copyright concerns

F.Y.I. see http://communications.uwo.ca/western_news/stories/2012/March/university_offers_copyright_deal_clarity.html

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CAUT update on what the issues are concerning the Access Copyright Agreement

The CAUT librarians listserv has been busy with discussions back and forth in the last few days concerning the signing by UofT and UWO of the Access Copyright agreement. Paul Jones from CAUT responded today with a lengthy explanation of … Continue reading

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CAUT comments on University of Toronto and University of Western Ontario ACCESS COPYRIGHT Agreement

See CAUT comments: ” Canadian universities sign bone-stupid copyright deal with collecting society: emailing a link is the same as making a photocopy, faculty email to be surveilled…” http://boingboing.net/2012/02/20/canadian-universities-sign-bon.html See Toronto Star comments:”University profs up in arms over copyright deal…” … Continue reading

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