Michael Manson

A memorial service to honour Dr. Michael Manson was held at 2:00pm on Friday, September 14 in the Multi-purpose Room at CBU and was followed by the renaming dedication of the Faculty/Staff Lounge to the Manson Lounge. The following are four eulogies given at the memorial.

Michael by Scott Stewart

Michael Manson in the Spring of . . . → Read More: Michael Manson

Stand’n the Gaff

We are republishing this article as a tribute to Michael Manson who passed away on Friday, August 10th, 2012 This Interview with Michael Manson Was First Published in 2006.

Introduction By Richard Keshen

The strike of 2000 was a turning point in the history of Cape Breton University. Michael Manson, who retired in 2005, led that . . . → Read More: Stand’n the Gaff

AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement — paying for more restraints

by Laura Syms — Mid-April, Access Copyright and the AUCC announced a negotiated model three-year copyright license for both print and digital formats. Universities that sign on will now pay Access Copyright a royalty of $26.00 per fte student annually. This royalty, up from $3.75 per fte in the previous agreement , now includes what . . . → Read More: AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement — paying for more restraints

Save Library & Archives Canada

by Cathy Chisholm — Cape Breton University’s librarians ask you to take a moment to read CAUT Executive Director Jim Turk’s observations regarding government cuts at Library and Archives Canada. Along with the LAC, many other government libraries are either losing staff or shutting down. Affected departments include: Agriculture Canada, Citizenship and Immigration, Industry Canada, . . . → Read More: Save Library & Archives Canada

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