Category Archives: Libraries’ News

Research Data Training Camp (March 23-26, 2020)

Cancelled: Research Data Training Camp (March 23-26) In order to align with York University’s policy to cancel or postpone all non-essential events that are not required as part of an academic program, the York University Libraries Research Data Training Camp originally scheduled to take place from March 23rd-26th, 2020 has been cancelled. York University Libraries […]

New edition of The Abstract now available

The latest edition of The Abstract, the triannual newsletter chronicling collection updates from York University Libraries, is now available. The publication is produced by members of the Libraries’ Content Development & Analysis Department (CDA) and is designed to help the York community discover, use, and creatively engage with the research collections that are available through […]

Senate approves Open Access Policy

At its meeting on June 25, the Senate of York University approved an Open Access Policy, reinforcing York’s commitment to the democratization of knowledge by making its research widely accessible to citizenry and the global community. “The Open Access Policy advances our mission in the pursuit, preservation and dissemination of knowledge by removing barriers and […]

York University Libraries moving to new search platform in December

The library catalogue isn’t what it used to be. Today, it moves beyond searching one single catalogue, allowing users to simultaneously search across many library databases and electronic resources. Beginning in December, York University Libraries will implement a superior search platform through a partnership with 13 other Ontario university libraries. This initiative, Collaborative Futures, is […]

Opening Up The Academy

Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries at York University, will describe trends in citizen participatory research and scholarship by drawing upon a variety of examples that speak to a new vision for citizen engaged research and scholarship. Opening Up The Academy is part of a series of events being run by York University Libraries as part of […]

Fake News and the 2019 Federal Election

  With a federal election coming up in October, learn how to best separate the real news from all the fake information circulating online. Featuring Dr. Dennis Pilon (Department of Politics), Gail Cohen (former journalist-in-residence, Osgoode Hall Law School), John Dupuis (York University Libraries) and Dr. David Montgomery (York University Libraries) we will discuss just what constitutes […]