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

Publication Info. Sacramento, CA : Library Juice Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 355 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "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 librarians at selected institutions in Canada"-- Provided by publisher
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.
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Subject Librarians' unions -- Canada.
Library employees -- Labor unions -- Canada.
Academic librarians -- Faculty status -- Canada.
Collective bargaining -- Academic librarians -- Canada.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dekker, Jennifer, author, editor.
Kandiuk, Mary, 1956- author, editor.
Other Form: Print version: In solidarity. Sacramento, CA : Library Juice Press, 2014 9781936117628 (DLC) 2014017726 (OCoLC)879329831
ISBN 9781634000345 (electronic bk.)
163400034X (electronic bk.)