The University of Toronto has signed a collaborative agreement with Library and Archives Canada (LAC) to share the expertise and knowledge of the two institutions. Collaborations will include internships, co-op programs, workshops, training programs and exhibits, to benefit professionals at LAC and students, professors, librarians and archivists at the University of Toronto.
Under this five-year agreement, LAC and the University of Toronto will work closely to support university progress, research methods and technological developments while promoting Canada’s documentary heritage. Some areas of common interest to be explored include exhibitions of documents or material from 18th century British General James Wolfe and items from the collection related to Commander Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Gozon
The two institutions will benefit from collaboration in several areas, including rare books, special collections, research data, copyright and fair use of works.
The agreement was signed on behalf of the University by the Faculty of Information Dean, Wendy Duff , Chief Librarian, Larry Alford, and Provost, Cheryl Regehr.
The agreement was signed in Ottawa by (from left) Chief Librarian Larry Alford, Librarian and Archivist of Canada Guy Berthiaume and Dean Wendy Duff