It is important to note that on the Mount Allison University website, it states that although classes have been cancelled:
Asserting that the library can operate as usual with librarians on the picket lines demonstrates a lack of understanding and respect for the work that librarians do. Unfortunately, Mount Allison University is not alone in expressing this sentiment. Check out this blog post from Concerned Librarians - it contains Sam Trosow's reaction to the University of Western Ontario's claim that the library would run "as usual" while the librarians and archivists were on strike in 2011."All other services at the University continue to operate as usual, including residences, the dining hall, the student centre, the athletic centre, and the library."