AGM Friday, May 10, 2013, 12-1:30, Davis Centre Conference Room
LAUW issues statement in support of Dale Askey and McMaster University
Feb 11, 2013
Groups Established to Examine Librarians and Academic Status
Timeline: January-April 2013.
Theme 1. Terms and conditions
This group will examine issues relating to our jobs as practitioners, our professional activity, workload, and study leaves/sabbaticals. Members: Helena Calogeridis, Sandra Keys, Zsuzsanna Lancsak.
Theme 2. Probation/tenure
This group will examine issues relating to, for example, attaining continuing employment status and advancing through the ranks. Members: Jane Forgay, Shannon Gordon, Tim Ireland, Margaret Yuen.
Theme 3. Governance
This group will examine issues relating to, for example, the representation of rank and file librarians on university committees, library councils, and hiring practices for librarians. Members: Nancy Collins, Eva Dodsworth, Christine Jewell.
Resource person to all groups: Jackie Stapleton.
A membership-wide meeting to hear about and discuss the work of these groups will take place on Thursday, April 4, 2013, Quantum Nano Centre, room 2501, 11:45-1:30.
TUG Conference in 2013 – Hold the date!
Interested in learning more about the projects and activities of your TUG colleagues? Wish there was an opportunity to share ideas and meet informally? The Librarians’ Association of the University of Waterloo (LAUW) invites you to hold the date for a TUG conference in spring 2013.
When: Friday, April 19, 2013
Where: The Balsillie School of International Affairs (in Uptown Waterloo)
The TUG conference will provide TUG staff with an opportunity to share and explore ideas of interest across libraries and will include opportunities for learning, networking, and professional development. Stay tuned for more information in coming months – including how you can present and/or volunteer!
Cuts to the National Archival Development Program – Calls for Action
Archivists’ “On to Ottawa Trek”
In light of the federal government’s recent elimination of the National Archival Development Program and other services, archivists and allies around the country have been rallying to voice their discontent. Please consider joining them. For a start, the Archivists’ “On to Ottawa Trek” group recommends 4 activities. Open the poster linked below to see how you can help save Canada’s history and identity.
AND from Western Libraries:
On May 28th …
Funeral for Archival Funding in Canada: 10 am, Weldon Library lobby. Please wear black.