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February 12: Libraries closed due to weather

Update February 13: The weather emergency has ended and York University Libraries are open. ————————– Effective 5:30 am, February 12, 2019, the University has adopted Weather Emergency Procedures at the Keele and Glendon campuses. Classes scheduled for today are cancelled and examinations are postponed. University offices and libraries will be closed. For additional information and […]

Update: weather emergency ended

Update: Classes, examinations and other operations will resume tomorrow morning, February 7, as normal. The weather emergency has been lifted. ———– Keele & Glendon Campuses will be closed as of 2:30 pm today due to severe weather. Classes cancelled & exams will be rescheduled. As a result of ongoing severe weather, afternoon and evening classes […]

Update: Weather Emergency ended, University Open Jan. 29.

Update: The weather emergency has been lifted as of 5:30 this morning and the University and Libraries are open today as scheduled. —————————- Effective January 28, 2019, 5:30 pm the University has adopted Weather Emergency Procedures at the Keele and Glendon campuses. All classes will be cancelled at that time and examinations postponed. University Offices and Libraries will be closed. […]

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 […]