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LAUW issues statement in support of Dale Askey and McMaster University
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.
Western Librarians and Archives reach tentative settlement with Administration
LAUW Executive thanks those of you who took the time to write, donate funds, and bake cookies in support of our friends and colleagues at Western. As of last night, a tentative settlement has been reached.
Re: LAUW’s letter to the President and Provost of McMaster University voicing LAUW’s support for McMaster librarians.
Dear LAUW members,
Thank you for your quick action yesterday. It has enabled us to finalize the letter and send it today.
Jane on behalf of the LAUW Executive (2011/2012)
Hello, this is the new official blog for the Librarians’ Association of the University of Waterloo.
The next couple posts are going to be transferred from the old website – I will identify the date they were actually posted in the title, and they will be in the category “Archive: pre July 2013”.
Thanks for your patience! Enjoy this incredible promotion for the Seattle public library – but don’t get any ideas because shelving would be a pain.