Category Archives: YUL News

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 […]

“Indian” Residential Schools: Can truth lead to reconciliation?” Event April 28

“On Friday, April 28th, York University Libraries will be running the event, “Indian” Residential Schools: Can truth lead to reconciliation?”, in response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s “Calls to Action”. York scholars, Bonita Lawrence and Celia Haig-Brown, will speak on the history and legacy of “Indian” residential schools in Canada, 10:00am-12:00pm. In the afternoon, […]

New service: Citation Station

New service: Citation Station Frustrated with citations? Need help citing your sources? Not sure how to use Zotero? Confused about academic integrity? Visit the new Citation Station to get help and learn how to: Cite your sources properly and create bibliographies using APA, MLA and Chicago styles Organize and manage your citations using Zotero Maintain […]

3rd annual Science Literacy Week at YUL runs September 19 – 25

York University Libraries is again partnering with on-campus groups to celebrate Science Literacy Week, a nation-wide event that runs September 19-25, 2016. Science Literacy Week is a celebration of science that highlights outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. Science Demonstrations Tuesday, September 20, 11 am – 1 pm Scott Library Atrium (2nd floor) Join […]

New E-Resources

Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity This collection of digital primary sources features rare and unique materials from notable archives and libraries – such as the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the New York Public Library. It brings together documents that highlight the experiences of LGBTQ communities from around the world. Subjects: gay rights […]

Casita Azul at York’s EcoCampus

  Librarians Dana Craig and Tom Scott are in Costa Rica this week for the Opening of the the Lillian Meighen Wright Centre at York’s EcoCampus. York University Libraries created the Casita Azul resource centre in collaboration with the Faculty of Environmental Studies as part of the Las Nubes project. Casita Azul welcomed the York […]