In solidarity : academic librarian labour activism and union participation in Canada / edited by Jennifer Dekker and Mary Kandiuk.

"Provides a historical and current perspective regarding the unionization of academic librarians, an exploration of some of the major labour issues affecting academic librarians in a certified and non-certified union context, as well as case studies relating to the unionization of academic libr...

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Main Authors: Dekker, Jennifer (Editor), Kandiuk, Mary, 1956- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Sacramento, CA : Library Juice Press, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Jennifer Dekker and Mary Kandiuk
  • Part One: The origins of Academic Librarian Labour Organizing in Canada
  • Academic status for Canadian academic librarians : a brief history / Leona Jacobs
  • Out of the "library ghetto" : an exploration of CAUT's contributions to the achievements of Canadian academic librarians / Jennifer Dekker
  • Part Two: Case Histories
  • A "honey" of a union deal : gender and status in the labour action of Carleton University librarians, 1973-1975 / Martha Attridge Bufton
  • Academic librarianship : the quest for rights and recognition at the University of Toronto / Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens
  • Ontario college librarians' campaign for parity : networking for social change / Robin Inskip and David L. Jones
  • Part Three: Current Issues and Experiences
  • Librarians as teachers, researchers and community members / Meg Raven, Francesca Holyoke and Karen Jensen
  • Highs and lows : an examination of academic librarians' collective agreements / Marni R. Harrington and Natasha Gerolami
  • Librarians as faculty association participants : an autoethnography / Justine Wheeler, Carla Graebner, Michael Skelton, and Margaret (Peggy) Patterson
  • The quiet librarian : workplace complaints and collegiality / G. Douglas Vaisey
  • Academic librarians at the table : bargaining for parity / Mary Kandiuk
  • Part Four: Case studies
  • From certification to strike : academic librarians & archivists at the University of Western Ontario / Mike Dawes, Linda K. Dunn, and Aniko Varpalotai
  • The mouse that roared / Christena A. McKillop
  • The mouse that didn't roar : the difficulty of unionizing academic librarians at a public American university / Stephanie Braunstein and Michael F. Russo
  • Collegial self-governance for professional librarians : The establishment and evolution of a Library Council at Brock University / Tim Ribaric.