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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
EDC Library: Summer Hours

Notre Dame Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 9:00 PM

Exchange District Campus

Library: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lower Learning Commons Helpdesk: 8AM-4PM

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The short guide to community development

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

@TitleWith the topics of community and how local communities can be supported to take control of their lives, services, and environment still high on the public agenda, this second edition of an invaluable guide provides a timely introduction to community development, its origins, and the different forms it takes. Updated to reflect developments in policy and practices, current trends and challenges, as well as recent debates about the changing nature of community itself, it also shows how community development can be applied in a variety of policy areas.

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Word of the Day

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bona Fide

Adjective [bo-na fide]

-made in good faith without fraud or deceit


Example

The Victoria Day long weekend is the first bona fide long weekend of the summer.

Credit: Merriam Webster

Submitted by: Fatima DeMelo

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Meet the interactive robot making a mark on Quebec's classrooms

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

While the NAO humanoid robot sounds much like a work of science fiction, the 58-centimetre machine is actually making a difference in some Quebec classrooms. A researcher from the Université de Montréal has helped bring the NAO into four Quebec schools and hopes to see the project expand. "Kids were so engaged, just because the robot was there," said Prof. Thierry Karsenti, who also holds a Canada Research Chair in information technology and education.

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Exchange District Campus Library Hours Reduced

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

​From Monday 8 May to Friday 1 September the Exchange District Campus Library hours have been reduced to 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mon-Fri.  Hours will revert to normal after Labour Day.

Library News

Canada 150 Collections on Curio

Monday, April 24, 2017

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​A nation-wide celebration is currently under way as ​Canada turns 150. Staff at CBC have curated special collections of video and radio productions to commemorate Canada’s Sesquicentennial. What better way to celebrate than to watch and listen to quality Canadian programming on CBC’s Curio? >> Read more​

Earth Day – Saturday 22 April 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Man From Clear Lake.jpgEarth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in nearly 200 countries to build environmental democracy. In this blog post we have chosen items from the RRC library collection to help you to learn more about this topic. >> Read more​

Great Googling

Thursday, March 9, 2017

magnifying-glass-1020142_960_720.jpgWho doesn’t use a search engine? In fact, a search engine is statistically the first web page most people see when they go online. An average user is not a search expert and they likely use a search engine in its simplest form… just typing in a few search terms and going from there. ​But, search engines can do much more than you might think! >> Read more

Simple Stress Soothers

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

stress-853642__340.pngWith exams around every corner and assignment deadlines looming, would you like some quick and easy solutions to help you counteract the stress in your life?  >> Read More

 

 


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