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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Notre Dame Campus

Library: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Television and the earth : not a love story

Friday, 22 May, 2015

@TitleIn Television and the Earth: Not a Love Story, Jennifer Ellen Good argues that one of the fundamental reasons for the wholesale neglect and destruction of our environment is television — or, more precisely, the stories told on television. Stories have always been vital to how we make sense of the world, but in the historical blink of an eye, mediated communication changed the source and content of our stories.

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Library Word of the Day

Friday, May 22, 2015

Pogonophobia [poʊ ɡɑn o foh-bee-uh]

Noun: the fear of beards

Example:

The little girl's pogonophobia was so acute that she would scream and run away.

Credit: Wikipedia / Oxford English Dictionary Online / Dictionary.com

Submitted by: Michael

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3D Drawings on Vending Machines in Germany

Friday, May 22, 2015

Look at each vending machine carefully and then look at the drawing depicted where the “inards” of the machine actually do the work.  This is too funny when you look at each photo.   Somebody has tapped into her inner child and is making a load of $$ and having fun doing it. There is an employment company in Germany whose name is ‘Jobs In Town’.  Its motto, as you can see, is “life’s too short for the wrong job” – – – its working premise is to match folks with jobs that suit them and that they will enjoy.

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Culinary Resource – In season now, FiddleHeads

Friday, May 22, 2015

As increasing awareness of what we eat and where our food comes from becomes mainstream, we seek to grasp back that connection to our food sources. This connection had previously been evaporating in the wake of big brand grocery stores and, increasing lists of unpronounceable food additives showing up on food packaging. While many people may not be in a practical position to start a hobby farm to feed themselves. Foraging for food is accessible to anyone. >> Read More

Local Culinary Inspiration

Thursday, May 7, 2015

It is the time of year where every Manitoba foodie or culinary enthusiast is looking forward to the local growing season. Regardless of if you are a current culinary student, thinking about becoming a student at The Paterson Global Foods Institute or you are a student at any of our Red River Campuses, we encourage you to visit the John and Bonnie Buhler Library at the Roblin Centre to gain some inspiration for your summer culinary training, or adventures. >> Read More

Videos for the Environment

Friday, April 17, 2015

Have you ever wondered about the elaborate relationship and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals? Couldn't we all just stop using plastic bags? What about population growth? The Red River College Library would like to honour Earth Day (April 22), by presenting a selection of videos from the RRC Library's collection that remind us to be healthy planet dwellers. >> Read More

New & Noteworthy Videos at RRC Library

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Learn about new and noteworthy titles that have recently graced the NEW VIDEO ARRIVALS DISPLAY at RRC's Notre Dame Campus Library. All staff and students at Red River College may borrow these titles for free! >> Read More

Setting Up and Using My EBSCOhost Folder

Thursday, April 9, 2015

EBSCOhost provides a way to personalize the experience called My EBSCOhost Folder. In this blog post you may see a first-hand account of how to keep track of articles of interest relating to college programs, or professional development. >> Read More

EBSCOhost eBooks at RRC Library

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Everyday Red River students log into EBSCOhost, unaware that in addition to databases with thousands of articles, it also has a library of eBooks waiting for future readers. 1. Go to our library homepage 2. Under our sidebar asking 'What Would You Like to Do?' click on 'Search EBSCOhost' 3. Login with your username and password 4. Choose EBSCOhost eBooks. >> Read More

 

 


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