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Today's Library Hours

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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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Child abuse and neglect worldwide [e-book]

Wednesday, 01 October, 2014

@TitleThis riveting three-volume set examines classic, current, and emerging research on child neglect and abuse in countries all over the world, covering regions that include Africa, Asia, the Arab world, Latin America, Europe, and our own backyards and bedrooms in North America. The entries put maltreatment of children in the global spotlight and explain the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for children in each setting, addressing the laws, social and cultural perceptions, and differences regarding child abuse and neglect worldwide.

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Library Word of the Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Acrimony

ak-ruh-moh-nee

Bitterness or ill feeling

Example:

The lengthy divorce process led to acrimony and ultimately hurt the children.

Credit: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/

Submitted by: Lynn

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The name is definitely not in line with expectations, but also comes on the heels of rumor talk that it could pick up another title. Happily, the last 943 people to cover the operating system got the name wrong. I am among them.

Link recommended by: Fatima DeMelo

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Library Art Contest – Win a $50 Gift Card

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

October is Canadian Library Month. The Library would like to invite you to show off your artistic talent by illustrating a 3 X 5 library index card. The contest is open to all RRC students, who may illustrate the FRONT of an index card incorporating the card's original wording or concept using any physical media (i.e. crayon, coloured pencils, macaroni, multi-media, etc.) and style of art. Entries will be judged on: Quality of the artwork, artistic interpretation and creativity. Win a $50 gift card!

More information: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/09/2014-library-art-contest-win-a-50-gift-card/

Career Readiness – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Red River College is currently renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes, which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. The RRC Library has plenty of resources that can be used to support the teaching and learning of these outcomes! Today, we get started with a blog post related to the first outcome: Career Readiness.

Blog: Career Readiness – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Forget this Network! Reconnecting to RRCWireless

Monday, September 8, 2014

If you are a returning student, you likely had to reset your password over the summer. When you return to the college, make sure that any of your devices, such as cell phones or tablets, also have your new password in their settings. It can be a tricky! Check out our blog post that gives students the best advice of how to re-connect to RRCWireless.

Blog: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/09/forget-this-network-reconnecting-to-rrcwireless/

Free Services at the Library!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Check out the Library Window display just outside the front doors of the Campus Library. Not only do we list all our "Free" services, we also have a selection of Library items that may be just what a student needs to begin a new academic year. Come on down to the Library!

The entire list of items in our Window Display is located here: http://library.rrc.ca/Search/Window-Display.aspx

A Revolutionary Idea: Reading for Fun

Monday, April 28, 2014

If time is tight, money for students feels even tighter. Perhaps the Recreational Reading Book Exchange may fulfill your recreational reading needs. Bookshelves are available at both the Notre Dame and the Exchange District Campus Library. Just bring a book and then take a book. Fiction only!

Read more: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/04/a-revolutionary-idea-reading-for-fun/

Red River College Library's Sustainability Initiatives

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Red River College (RRC) has a growing reputation as one of Canada's greenest employers, thanks especially to its Sustainability Initiatives. As an integral part of the College, the Library is no exception and practices sustainability in its everyday operations, such as purchasing environmentally friendly products whenever possible for its own supplies. These include paper products with recycled content, refillable pens, Enviro-Stik pencils, and recycled paper clips.

Read More: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/04/red-river-college-librarys-sustainability-initiatives/

 

 


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