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Cannabis Awareness: Videos Worth Watching

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

cannabislegal.jpgMany Canadians are celebrating today as licensed cannabis stores across Canada open their doors to the public. Recreational cannabis use is now legal, but not without restrictions and potential danger to those who misuse it. Perhaps more than ever we need cannabis awareness – not only of the laws surrounding it, but also the health effects and risks it presents. >> Read more 


Lynda.com at Red River College

Friday, October 12, 2018

lynda_com_logo.pngLynda.com is a leading ​online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. All students, faculty, and staff at Red River College now have access to Lynda.com, giving them unlimited access to 6,000+ videos and courses.​ >> Read more

Orange Shirt Day: September 30th

Monday, September 24, 2018

every-child-matters-logo_3_orig.jpgOrange S​​hirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis’ story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects of residential schools happening annually. >> Read more

Orange Shirt Day Video Collection

Friday, September 21, 2018

We-were-children-20z16zi-1024x576.jpg​Orange Shirt Day (September 30) is an official day to honour and build awareness of residential school survivors. AV Services has curated a collection of videos to honour Orange Shirt Day, now on display outside AV Services in the Library. For your convenience, many of these titles are streamed and available to you anywhere, anytime, on any device. >> Read more

UpToDate at Red River College

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

uptodate.pngUpToDate is the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource, trusted worldwide by healthcare practitioners to help them make the right decisions at the point of care. It is proven to change the way clinicians practice medicine, and is the only resource of its kind associated with improved outcomes. Learn more...

Connecting to “RRCWireless”

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

2000px-Wifi.svg.pngThe first thing new students want to do when on campus is connect to wireless! The Library attempts to answer all our patron’s questions, though we do not control or manage the wireless networks at RRC. At the Library we are wireless users, just like you! Check out these important Wireless tips and discover how you can get face-to-face assistance. >> Read more

Design in Depth Exhibit

Monday, July 9, 2018

CAUSA - Red River College poster.jpgFrom late June through September, RED RIVER COLLEGE LIBRARY is hosting an evolving exhibition of thought-provoking ‘digital ephemera’ (recently realized) by pioneering Canadian typographical designer Robert R. Reid.​ ​Currently the exhibit consists of two installations at the Notre Dame Campus. The first installation consists of a window presentation of texts in both card and poster formats, accompanied with books by the same authors selected from the Library’s collection. The second installation consists of a mural of 17 posters inside the Library. >> Read more

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Contemporary inequalities and social justice in Canada

Friday, October 19, 2018

@TitleContemporary Inequalities and Social Justice in Canada examines the changing contours of inequality and social justice in contemporary Canada. Approaching questions of social justice from the perspectives of race, youth, precarious workers, Indigenous peoples, and the LGBTQ community, the contributors emphasize different ways of thinking about and addressing contemporary social inequalities and insecurities.

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Word of the Day

Friday, October 19, 2018

Irony

ahy-ruh-nee

the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning  : incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result

We laughed about the irony of an ant infestation at our pest exterminator's office.

Credit: merriam wesbster.com

Submitted by: Lynn Gibson

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Here’s How To Trick Your Brain Into Liking Winter

Friday, October 19, 2018

Ugh, winter.
I know it’s a season with hardcore fans: folks who praise “sweater weather” and describe the first snow as “magical.” People who look forward all year to indoor coziness–hot toddies in hand and cookies in the oven. For some, though, the literal darkness of the season can make all those wintery things feel figuratively dark as well.

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