Professional Librarians' Association of York University (PLAYU)

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Professional Librarians' Association of York University (PLAYU)

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Dates of existence

1970-1975

History

The Professional Librarians' Association of York University was established in 1970. The objectives of PLAYU were to support and improve library service to the York community, to foster professional development of the librarians, and to promote the interests of its members. Membership was open to all professional librarians on campus, the Director of Libraries and all those who reported to that officer. The Association had a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, and an annual meeting. The Association played a role in establishing the professional status of librarians on campus. Librarians were placed on par with faculty and they were eventually admitted to the York University Faculty Association. With the development of the Library Council in 1976 and in the light of the librarians' membership in YUFA, the reasons for PLAYU's existence disappeared and the organization was disbanded in 1975.

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Authority record identifier

F0015

Institution identifier

ON00370

Rules and/or conventions used

RAD

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015.01.12. Anna St.Onge. Creation.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

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