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Library Window Display: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Friday, November 17, 2017

transgender day of remembrance.jpg​​​​November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance. It is a day that was established to memori​alize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. To increase awareness on this issue, Notre Dame Library​​ Services has set up a window display at Notre Dame Campus where you may find additional information. >> Read more​

Canada’s Day of Remembrance – Learn more with streaming video

Thursday, November 9, 2017

broken-heroes.jpg As Remembrance Day approaches, we present a sel​ection of video titles chosen from our collection. Please take the time to learn more about why we remember through these streaming videos from our partners, the National Film Board of Canada and CBC Curio. >> Read more

Video Resources to Help You Thrive

Monday, November 6, 2017

colors-2203720_1920-1024x683.jpg​In honour of THRIVE WEEK, Notre Dame Campus AV Services has curated a selection of video resources to help you thrive.​ >> Read more

THRIVE with Red River Library: Stress-Related Resources

Monday, November 6, 2017

content.jpgRed River Colle​ge Library wants students and staff to succeed both academically and with regards to their mental health. Look for our resources as part of THRIVE Week (November 6-10) as the Healthy Minds, Healthy College initiative showcases activitie​s to help people navigate shorter days and incoming deadlines. For more resources, check out our new Library Guide. ​ >> Read more

Veterans’ Week: 5-11 November #CanadaRemembers

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

canada remmebers header.jpgVeterans know the price paid for our freedom and they want all Canadians to​ share ​in this understanding. They are passing the torch of remembrance to us, the people of Canada, to ​ensure that the memory of their efforts and sacrifices will not die with them, and that an appreciation of the values they fought for will live on in all Canadians.​ >> Read more
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Long Serving RRC Librarian Set to Retire

Monday, October 30, 2017

​​IMG_0485_JPG.jpgNorman Beattie, one of the College’s longest serving staff is retiring from his position as Coordinator, Reference and Public Services effective October 31, 2017. Norman joined the College in 1981 as Reference Librarian and also served as Acting Director from 2015 to the summer of 2017. We wish Norman a well-deserved retirement!​ ​  ​>> Read more

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Understanding applied learning : developing effective practice ...

Friday, 24 November, 2017

@Title[This book] introduces teachers to the concept of applied learning in practice, cutting across any vocational and academic divide to show how this approach supports high-quality and effective outcomes for learners. Applied learning prepares and equips learners for life in the twenty-first century and lifelong learning.

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Word of the Day

Friday, November 24, 2017

Abnegate

[ab·ne·gate]  Verb

Definition:
Deny, renounce, surrender, relinquish.

Example:
If you can not give the proper answers to visa officer, he or she can abnegate your visa.

Credit: http://www.merriam-webster.com

Submitted by: Joan Boersma

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We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it’s weird

Friday, November 24, 2017

Scientists now know what that interstellar visitor — the asteroid that recently zipped through our solar system from outer space — might look like. And it’s an oddity.

Link recommended by: Lynn Gibson

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