Collective Agreements and the Freedom for Librarians to Research
The ability to conduct and disseminate research on any topic, even a politically sensitive one, is a component of academic freedom. The collective agreements, which govern the rights and responsibilities of librarians, of twelve Canadian universities were examined to determine the state of academic freedom and the expectations and provisions for research at these institutions.
Libraries, Librarian research, academic libraries, Academic librarianship, Academic freedom, Collective agreements
Babb, M. “Collective Agreements and the Freedom for Librarians to Research.” Paper presented at the Politics of Libraries Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. April 23rd, 2018.