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Water as a social opportunity

Friday, 27 May, 2016

@TitleWater as a Social Opportunity conveys the idea that the ways in which society responds to water-related challenges has the potential to yield a variety of positive outcomes not just for water, or the economy, but for society more broadly. Contributors consider water issues across Canada from this original perspective, and suggest this concept as a basis for developing a long-overdue national water strategy in Canada.

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Word of the Day

Friday, May 27, 2016



: capable of being stretched or bent into different shapes
: capable of being easily changed or influenced

Lack of information can make you malleable to other's influences.

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Submitted by: Rosemary

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How copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

Friday, May 27, 2016

Writing a bad review online has always run a small risk of opening yourself up to a defamation claim. But few would expect to be told that they had to delete their review or face a lawsuit over another part of the law: copyright infringement. Yet that’s what happened to Annabelle Narey after she posted a negative review of a building firm on Mumsnet.

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1st Annual Library Golf Tournament

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Notre Dame Campus Library will be holding its 1st Annual Golf Tournament Wednesday June 1 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

No registration is necessary, equipment is provided, it is free and no actual golf skills are required. Just come down to the Library and play our mini-golf course. Anyone who completes the course will be eligible to win a prize.

RRC Library Staff Picks

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Contemporary fiction, timeless classics, technical manuals, captivating DVDs and even cookbooks… check out some of the RRC library staff's recommendations from our collection. Our staff selected items that they have enjoyed and provided a short summary of why they were chosen. Stop by and see what we like… and as always, if one of the display books catches your eye you can sign it out on the spot. >> Read More

Student Email Changes 13-16 May 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

On May 16, Red River College is rolling out a new Student Email system (powered by Office 365), which will enable you to access your email, contacts, and calendar from virtually anywhere. Stay in sync and on schedule with Outlook, and coordinate more effectively with classmates and Instructors. The new Student Email will not change how you send email from Learn, but it will provide additional communication enhancements to you. >> Read More

Cultivating an Idea: The Green Wall at the John and Bonnie Buhler Library

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

A project management assignment planted a seed that bloomed at the Roblin Centre's John and Bonnie Buhler Library. Library Technician Rosemary Woodby with the support of a Program Innovation Fund (PIF) was able to procure two six foot tall, self-watering planters. A partnership with the Greenspace Horticultural students and their instructor, Ruth Robb, supplied the plants. Using the knowledge they have acquired as part of the Horticulture Practice course, the students planned the design and layout; chose and grew the plants and on a bright sunny Apr 13th installed them in the planters. The Reading Room's trademark sunlight takes care of the rest. >> Read More



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