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The interrelationship of leisure and play : play as leisure, leisure as play

Thursday, 11 February, 2016

@TitleAugmentative play is a special activity that substantially aids the pursuit of a larger, encompassing leisure activity. This approach to the study of play is unique. It recognizes the hundreds of activities in which play and leisure come together.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016



not harmful or injurious; harmless; inoffensive;

The habanero, while small and innocuous looking, is the hottest pepper in the world.

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Mesmerizing Graphics Strip Classic Books Down To Their Punctuation

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Grammar buffs may love their commas and apostrophes. But, day to day, punctuation marks are the unappreciated workhorses of textual communication. Data visualization artist Nicholas Rougeux's new project, "Between the Words," shines a spotlight on the punctuation of classic novels, and though he comes from what he describes as a "grammatically correct upbringing," zeroing in on punctuation marks was something of a happy mistake.

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Louis Riel Day

Friday, February 5, 2016

​Please be advised that the Red River College Libraries will be closed on Louis Riel Day, Monday 15 February 2016​.​

Library News

Celebrating Black History Month

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February is Black History Month in Canada, and you are invited to celebrate black Canadians – their experiences, stories, achievements and contributions. In this blog post we would like to showcase videos CBC's Curio.ca and the National Film Board that will make you appreciate the experiences of black people through history and the role they have played in forming the Canada we know today. >> Click here for more information

February Affairs of the Heart

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The month of February is all about affairs of the heart. This Valentine's Day, while you are taking time to remember your sweetheart, always remember February is the month where the Heart and Stroke campaign asks you to remember the perils of heart disease. Look for a "Heart" themed display in the showcase window just outside the Notre Dame Campus Library. As well you can check out some related items in our Library Collection. We have placed several of these items in our Notre Dame Campus window display. >> Click here for more information

RRC Mobile Safety App

Friday, January 8, 2016

RRC has a new, free, Mobile Safety app for students, staff and faculty at Red River College. It provides quick access to campus Security Services, SafeWalk, safety tips, Emergency Planning, and a personal safety toolbox. The app also offers access to a wide range of Student Services, instructions on what to do in an emergency situation, and push notifications to alert users of a lockdown, emergency situation or campus closure. >> Click here for more information

Forget this Network! Reconnecting to RRCWireless

Monday, January 4, 2016

This is a reminder for those who were asked to reset their password recently, as ​it can be a little tricky to re-connect to RRCWireless. To ensure your devices such as cell phones or tablets also have your new password in their settings check out this blog post that gives the best advice of how to re-connect to RRCWireless.

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

Being a Refugee in Canada: Insights from Curio and NFB

Monday, November 30, 2015

CBC and NFB produce the best in informative documentaries and news reports that probe deeper into subjects that matter most to Canadians. The flood of Syrian refugees coming to Canada is a recent concern for Canadians. This blog post lists documentaries that provide a thoughtful investigation what it means to be a refugee (Syrian or otherwise). >> Click here for more information



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