Friday 28 July 2017 - Notre Dame Campus Library Closed

Monday, July 17, 2017

​The Notre Dame Campus Library will be closed on Friday 28 July 2017 for flooring maintenance.  We ​apologize for any difficulty.

Summer Hours

Thursday, June 8, 2017

sun.pngOur locations are now operating on summer hours. We return t​o regular hours on Tuesday September 5th.​​ 
​Notre Dame Campus:
Mon-Thu:  7:45 am - 9:00 pm
Fri: 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Weekends
​​Exchange District Campus:
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Weekends

Library News

OneSearch Basics - Video

Thursday, July 20, 2017

onesearch-video.JPGThis video demonstrates basic features of the Red River Colllege Library's OneSearch discovery layer from Ebsco. OneSearch ​provides one-stop searching of the RRC Library catalogue, Ebsco ebooks and the full-text content of about 30 journal article databases. >> View video

Summer Reading

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The girl who drank the moon.jpgIt’s summer and it’s time for a vacation! During your summer holidays, why not take some time for yourself and read one of the many excellent books available in Red River College’s Library. We have placed a selection of books in the Notre Dame Campus window display. Check it out! If you see something you like, just come to the Notre Dame Campus Library and inquire at the Circulation Desk.​​ >> Read more ​

2nd Annual Mini-Golf Event: Photo Highlights

Thursday, June 8, 2017

134.jpgPhoto highlights of our 2nd annual mini-golf tournament at Red River College Library, Notre Dame Campus. A big thank-you goes to Bettina Allen for planning the event and to all of the Library staff who volunteered to make it happen. It was great to see our staff and students having so much fun in the Library! >> View Photo Gallery

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Community colleges and new universities under neoliberal pressures

Thursday, 27 July, 2017

@TitleThis book examines seven higher education organizations, exploring their interconnected lines: organizational change and organizational stability. These lines are nested within historical, social, cultural, and political contexts of two nations―the US and Canada―two provinces and three states: Alberta, British Columbia, California, Hawai’i, and Washington. The author studies the development of the community college and the development of the university from community college origins, bringing to the forefront these seven individual stories.

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Word of the Day

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Dubious

Adjective [doo-bee-uh s, dyoo-]

1. Unsettled in opinion
2. Of doubtful promise or outcome
3. Questionable or suspect as to true nature or quality

Example
After interviewing Hannah, then checking other sources, the investigative reporter for the Gazette has an actual story, rather than a set of dubious claims.

Credit: Merriam Webster

Submitted by: Fatima DeMelo

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Humans have produced 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic, researchers say

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Plastic is in almost everything we use. Now researchers have calculated the staggering amount of the synthetic material humans have produced since large-scale production began in the 1950s: 8.3 billion tonnes. More disturbing, the researchers say, is the amount of plastic waste that humans have produced. Of the 8.3 billion tonnes we've made since 1950, 6.3 billion of that has already become waste.

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