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Visible Body – Anatomy & Physiology

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

visible body.JPGRed River College has obtained access to “Visible Body – Anatomy & Physiology”, a visually stunning, 3D, step-by-step introduction to each human body system. Anatomy and physiology is presented in 3D model sets, animations, and illustrations. Each unit presents a body system in a series of chapters, with bite-sized visual interactivities and quizzes. The site also features trackable unit objectives, with multiple-choice and dissection quizzes for assessing self-paced learning. >> Read more

Earth Day 2018: Sunday April 22

Friday, April 13, 2018

​​trash talk.jpg​From poisoning and injuring marine life to disrupting human hormones, from littering our beaches and landscapes to clogging our waste streams and landfills, the exponential growth of plastics is now threatening the survival of our planet. In response, Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. The Red River College library has a wide variety of materials related to recycling, as well as environmental issues, impact, and sustainability. In addition, you can come check out our Earth Day window display at the Notre Dame Campus Library where we have placed related resources. >> Read more

IBISWorld Industry Research Database

Thursday, April 5, 2018

ibisworld-400x400.jpgThe Red River College Library now subscribes to the “IBISWorld” industry research database. This resource provides access to Canadian and US industry reports containing trends, market size, market share of major companies, industry statistics and financial ratios, competitive landscape and key external forces affecting supply and demand within the industry, and industry growth rates. >> Read more

A Video Display for Earth Day

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

EARTH-day-AV-display-890x1024.jpgApril 22 is Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental movement. This is a dedicated time to celebrate the Earth and promote environmental awareness. In honour of Earth Day, AV Services at NDC Library has curated a selection of DVDs and streaming videos on environmental topics, which all staff and students at RRC may access or borrow. ​>> Read more

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Race and the cultural industries

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

@TitleIn this important new book, Anamik Saha encourages readers to focus on the production of representations of racial and ethnic minorities in film, television, music and the arts. His interdisciplinary approach combines critical media studies and media industries research with postcolonial studies and critical race perspectives to reveal how political economic forces and legacies of empire shape industrial cultural production and, in turn, media discourses around race.

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Word of the Day

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Kibitz

verb
[kib-its]

Look on and offer unwelcome advice, especially at a card game; speak informally; chat

example:

I often kibitz with my colleagues who play bridge during our lunch hour.

Credit: Oxford English Dictionary

Submitted by: John Mark

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Twitter is finally doing something about trolls

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Twitter has a troll problem. Nasty comments can easily take over online conversations. But today, the company says it's doing something about it -- something that has the potential to change how your Twitter feed looks. It actually sounds pretty simple at first: according to a Twitter blog post, the company will simply organize conversations on Twitter differently based on "behavioral signals" designed to root out trolls in "communal areas" of the social network.

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