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Prestigious International Open Access Conference Coming to York University November 2-4, 2018

OpenCon Coming to York University November 2-4, 2018 – Opportunity to Attend. Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries is pleased to announce that she is hosting OpenCon 2018, the prestigious international open access conference at York University’s Keele Campus in partnership with University of Toronto and Ryerson University. OpenCon creates an opportunity for energetic, engaged students […]

Introducing… The Abstract

York University Libraries (YUL) is pleased to announce the release of The Abstract, a triannual newsletter designed to shared collections-related updates with the campus community. Collections are at the heart of the Libraries’ mission to support teaching, learning and research at York. In this first issue, we highlight important trends that are changing the landscape […]

New editions of Revue YOUR Review featuring undergraduate research provide rich experiential learning opportunity

York University Libraries announces the second and third instalments of the e-journal Revue YOUR (York Online Undergraduate Research) Review, an annual academic journal offering a professional, peer-reviewed forum for the publication of York undergraduate students’ research. The journal is multidisciplinary, bilingual, and open-access, and is associated with the Undergraduate Research Fair hosted annually by the […]

Talk on Open Data in Context Nov 22, 2017

the Office of the Master, McLaughlin College & York Collegium for Practical Ethics are hosting a lunchtime talk by Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries, and Andrea Kosavic, Acting Associate Dean, Digital Engagement and Strategy Open Data in Context: Balancing the Benefits of Openness Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. 140 Mclaughlin College RSVP: […]

Pessoa Desdobrado Art Exhibit – EXTENDED

Check out the exciting new art exhibit titled Pessoa Desdobrado (Pessoa Unveiled) works inspired by the work of Fernando Pessoa. Where: Scott Library, Art Walk, 2nd floor (leading to the Collaboratory) The exhibit has been extended until January This exhibition is a joint initiative between the Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies program, Scott Library, the Walnut […]

Open Access Week Events Oct 23-29, 2017

The week of October 23-29 marks International Open Access Week. The Libraries are celebrating #OAweek with a series of events. Tuesday, Oct. 24th 11am-4pm Music and Belonging Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 531 Scott Library This is a drop-in event and an intro to editing Wikipedia will be offered. Snacks and drinks will be available. To RSVP for lunch […]

Update: Frost Library elevator back in service

Update: The elevator was repaired and has been brought back into service. ______________________________________ The elevator at Frost Library is currently out of service. Repair technicians have been contacted and we will update the community as soon as it is back in service. If you require assistance with obtaining items from any of the floors in […]

Waterloo and York researchers awarded Mellon Foundation grant

TORONTO, June 29, 2017 − The University of Waterloo and York University have been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past. Accessing and analyzing large web archives are currently prohibitive challenges for most researchers in […]

York University Closed Due to Weather December 15, 2016

As of 5pm today, York University is suspending operations. Exams currently in progress will be completed. Exams scheduled for 7pm this evening will be rescheduled. Students will be notified of their revised exam schedule as soon as details can be worked out.. Any member of the community commuting this evening should exercise caution and take […]