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Monday, March 30, 2015

Notre Dame Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 9:00 PM

Exchange District Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 6:30 PM

Lower Learning Commons Helpdesk: 8AM-4PM

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Media violence and children a complete guide for parents and professionals [e-book]

Monday, 30 March, 2015

@TitleIn this book, the top experts gather the latest results from 50 years of scientific study as the basis for a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the complex issues surrounding the effects of media violence of different types. Each chapter focuses on a particular issue of concern, including "hot" topics such as brain development, cyber-bullying, video games, and verbal aggression.

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Library Word of the Day

Monday, March 30, 2015

Trenchant

(tren-chant)

 very strong, clear, and effective

Example

The employees made trenchant points about the future of the company.

Credit: Merriam Webster

Submitted by: Fatima DeMelo

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Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice

Monday, March 30, 2015

If you're trying out for a job in sales, the person who judges your pitch may not be a person — it could be a computer. Job recruitment is the newest frontier in automated labor, where algorithms are choosing who's the right fit to sell fast food or handle angry cable customers, by sizing up the human candidates' voices.

Link recommended by: Linda Fox

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Announcements

We are Closed for Easter

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

All Red River College Library locations will be closed for the entire Easter Holiday, from Friday 3 April 2015 (Good Friday) through to Monday 6 April 2015 (Easter Monday).  We will reopen on Tuesday 7 April 2015 with our regular hours.
Library News

World Poetry Day

Friday, March 20, 2015

Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings. In celebration of World Poetry Day (March 21), I decided to take the chance to feature some of the items that can be found in the RRC Libraries digital collection. >> 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

CBC News in Review: Now Available on Curio

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

CBC News in Review is Canada's premier current-event series for the classroom. This video series highlights the top 4 CBC News stories every month, from September through April. RRC Library has been a longtime subscriber to this title, and is now offering RRC staff and students the complete CBC News in Review (1990 – present day) online through Curio.ca. >> Read More

International Women’s Day

Friday, March 6, 2015

A selection of books in honor of International Women's Day featuring fiction, and non-fiction stories by female authors, will be showcased to commemorate International Women's Day at the John and Bonnie Buhler Library during the month of March. The first official International Women's Day was held in 1911. This year's theme, for International Women's day is "Make it Happen" encouraging effective action for advancing and recognizing women. >> Read More

El Bulli and the Genius of Ferran Adrià

Friday, March 6, 2015

Like many of you perhaps, my first exposure to Ferran Adria came courtesy of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations​. Apart from the work I do in helping to select books and resources for the library, my exposure to the world of restaurant kitchens has really been limited to friends who cook. >> Read More

 

 


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