May 10, 2013

AGM Friday, May 10, 2013, 12-1:30, Davis Centre Conference Room

  • LAUWAgendaAGMMay2013
  • LAUWAGM2012Minutes
  • President’s Report
  • Compensation Committee’s Report
  • LAUWFAUWRepreport2013
  • LAUWNominatingCommittee-2013-ProposedSlateofOfficers
  • Program Chair’s Report
  • SWEC Representative’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report


    Feb 19, 2013

    LAUW issues statement in support of Dale Askey and McMaster University

  • Feb 19, 2013 LAUW Statement in Support of Dale Askey and McMaster University

    Feb 14, 2013

  • Mac librarian shocked by $3.5M blogging lawsuit
    Feb 11, 2013
  • Sign the petition …

    January 14, 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.


    October 12, 2012

    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!


    July 10, 2012

    Check out and add your pic to:

    This is What a Librarian Looks Like


    May 25, 2012

    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.

    How to Help Save the National Archival Development Program

    How to Help Save the National Archival Development Program

    AND from Western Libraries:

      On May 28th …
      Funeral for Archival Funding in Canada
      10 am, Weldon Library lobby. Please wear black.