Indigenous Conversations and the Library Update – September 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 will mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The University Library’s Indigenous Conversations and the Library libguide has been updated with relevant upcoming events (as communicated to campus by Lori Campbell, Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement)), as well as additional informational website links, videos, books, residential school maps, and more.

Check out the Indigenous Conversations and the Library libguide

Visit the Every Child Matters and Residential Schools tab directly

Visit the Truth and Reconciliation Commission tab directly

We also have tabs on: Decolonizing the Library, Justice System and Police Relations, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Environment and Health, Beyond Canada, and of course there’s also a wealth of information and resources on the landing page (above).

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Cozy Friday Movies

Evenings are getting chilly, the foliage is a riot of colours, and assignments are piling on. Take a cozy movie break this weekend, and check out some of the great new additions to our library movie databases. Whether you’re looking for superheroes, dalmatian fashion, or fast cars and family, there are great movie selections for your home movie night!
Library Leisure Guide – Movies

Library Leisure Guide – Home

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day – September 19th, 2021

Ahoy, me library hearties! For just a barrel o’ fun, we’ve created a tab on our Library Leisure Guide for International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19th, 2021).

From general history and classic pirate books in our collection (It that Long John Silver yonder?) to pirate-themed movies in our library databases (It’s CAPTAIN Jack!), check it all out before we sail away!

International Talk Like a Pirate Day tab

Library Leisure Guide

Indigenous Conversations and the Library – Library Guide

We are pleased to launch a new library guide called Indigenous Conversations and the Library.

The purpose of this subject guide is to provide a general source of information for current Indigenous conversations, issues and social movements. 

Where possible academic resources via the university library have been provided, but external sources are also noted for general information and research.  This guide is a living resource and will be updated whenever possible.

The guide can be found here:

Image courtesy of Arlysse Quiring. Read more about artist Martha Tawiyaka and their work here.

Library Leisure Guide – Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashanah will take place from Monday September 6 to Wednesday September 8 (2021) and Yom Kippur will take place from Wednesday September 15 to Thursday September 16 (2021).

We’ve created a new tab on the Library Leisure Guide Holidays & Celebrations tab! Check out information about the traditions, try your hand at a few recipes, and more!

Holidays & Celebrations Tab

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Tab

Library Leisure Guide

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