"Librarians have fought and continue to fight for academic status; however once achieved, we have found the label of “academic” to not always be comfortable. Within our community of librarians, questions have been raised regarding our taking on any status beyond that of professional librarian.In spite of this, the reality is that most Canadian university librarians do have academic or faculty status, and are required, through collective agreements or employment contracts, to perform as academics Blaise Cronin, “The Mother of all Myths,” Library Journal, 126 no. 3 (2001): 144."
Wheeler, J., Graebner, C., & Skelton, M. (2014). Librarians as faculty association participants : an autoethnography. In J. Dekker & M. Kandiuk (Eds.), In solidarity: Academic librarian labour activism and union participation in Canada (pp. 171-183). Sacramento, CA : Library Juice Press
Academic librarian labour activism and union participation in Canada
Librarians as faculty association participants : an autoethnography
J. Dekker and M. Kandiuk
Library Juice Press
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