Category Archives: Libraries’ News

Attend the Libraries’ Systematic Review Workshop Series

While systematic reviews are commonly conducted in health disciplines, they are now becoming increasingly popular in biology, environmental disciplines, education, social work and social sciences. This interactive workshop series will provide faculty, graduate students, librarians, and community members with a stronger understanding of the systematic review process and how it can be applied in your […]

Student’s thousands of edits inspired by Edit-a-Thons at York University Libraries

By Katrina Cohen-Palacios, archivist and Edit-a-Thon co-organizer With over 40,000 edits in Wikipedia, Hannah Feldbloom, a third-year criminology student at York University, is an expert in improving and safeguarding the online encyclopedia’s authoritativeness and reliability. Three years ago, Feldbloom stepped into Steacie Library during the Ada Lovelace Day Edit-a-thon, an annual event dedicated to creating, expanding, […]

York students showcase their work at the Undergraduate Research Fair

  Undergraduate research from around campus was in the spotlight last week as York University hosted the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Fair at the Scott Library on February 27. Awards were presented in six different categories at the event, with students taking home prizes for Best Upper-Year Project, Best Lower-Year Project, Best Thesis Project, Best […]

York University Libraries to host Exploring Open Education workshop on March 27

Discover the exciting world of open education during York University Libraries’ lunch and learn workshop, Exploring Open Education. During this workshop, attendees will learn more about the following topics: What is an open educational resource (OER)? How to access major OER repositories and locate resources that can be integrated into York courses. How OER improve […]

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. […]