Category Archives: Libraries’ News

Book Return Bin Now in Place at the Keele Campus

York community members and others who have borrowed library materials are not required to return books during the COVID-19 outbreak, and fines will not accrue during this period. If you do receive any fines/charges, please contact the Libraries when they re-open and the charges will be waived, or contact If you would like to […]

Fall Planning at York University Libraries. Communication from the Dean of Libraries to Instructors and Graduate Students

This post contains content from a York email communication sent out to instructors and graduate students by the Dean of Libraries on July 20th, 2020 In preparation for the Fall semester, York University Libraries (YUL) has adapted its services to support online learning and research. This communication provides an overview of YUL resources and answers some […]

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 […]