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Libraries hosts panel discussion on 'Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing'

Libraries hosts panel discussion on 'Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing'

Research and scholarship are intimately connected to teaching and learning in higher education. However, in relation to Indigenous peoples, cultures and communities in Canada, these practices have been extractive, largely controlled by, and beneficial to the researcher and not Indigenous communities, and lacking reciprocity. The path to reconciliation with Indigenous communities and research and scholarship […]

Apply to Present at the Experiential Education Symposium 2021, Deadline November 2nd, 2020

Apply to Present at the Experiential Education Symposium 2021, Deadline November 2nd, 2020

Overview of the EE Symposium The Experiential Education (EE) Symposium, organized and hosted jointly by the YU Experience Hub, the Teaching Commons, and York University Libraries showcases students' involvement in experiential education (EE) at York and celebrates their achievements in the domain of EE. Be sure to check out last year's amazing posters! This multi-disciplinary, […]

Aaron Manton Appointed Communications Manager, York University Libraries

Aaron Manton Appointed Communications Manager, York University Libraries

I’m delighted to announce Aaron Manton has been appointed Communications Manager, York University Libraries on October 1, following an extensive search attracting very strong candidates. Aaron Manton is a strategic communications/media relations professional and writer with experience in municipal, provincial and federal political campaigns and organizations across Canada. Prior to working in York’s Communications & […]

Dr. Jack Leong Appointed Associate Dean Research & Open Scholarship

Dr. Jack Leong Appointed Associate Dean Research & Open Scholarship

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dr. Jack Leong has been appointed Associate Dean, Research & Open Scholarship at York University Libraries beginning October 1, 2020, following an extensive search which attracted very strong candidates. Jack comes to us from the University of Toronto Libraries where he serves as the founding Director of […]

Updated Fall Services - Communication from the Dean of Libraries to Instructors

Updated Fall Services - Communication from the Dean of Libraries to Instructors

  Dear Colleagues, COVID -19 has required academic libraries worldwide to get creative, and York University Libraries (YUL) is no exception. This fall, while operations are still far from normal, thanks to the herculean efforts of our dedicated employees we are proud that we can continue to deliver many of our core library services as well […]

Access to Library collections during the suspension of on-campus activities

Access to Library collections during the suspension of on-campus activities

Everyone at York University Libraries is working as quickly as possible to adapt to the suspension of in-person teaching and other academic activities on our physical campuses. Within the context of the recent declaration that Ontario is in a state of emergency, we remain committed to helping students, faculty and instructors in every way we […]

Upcoming Omni Workshops for Glendon Graduate Students and Faculty

Upcoming Omni Workshops for Glendon Graduate Students and Faculty

Current Omni Workshops for Graduate Students and Faculty Omni is York University Libraries’ new discovery layer and academic search tool providing fast and easy access to a vast collection of high-quality, academic material from York and the ability to search and request materials from 13 other Ontario university libraries. We invite graduate students and faculty […]

Apply for Experiential Education Symposium 2020, Deadline November 4th 2019

Apply for Experiential Education Symposium 2020, Deadline November 4th 2019

The Experiential Education (EE) Symposium, co-sponsored by the Office of the AVP Teaching & Learning and York University Libraries, showcases experiential education at York and celebrates the achievements of students and faculty who have participated in EE. This multi-disciplinary, annual event will be held on January 21, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and […]

York University Libraries Launch "Text a Librarian" Service

York University Libraries Launch "Text a Librarian" Service

Text a Librarian This term, in addition to the Ask a Librarian chat service, the Libraries will be offering a text messaging option (in real-time). How it works Do you have a question for the Libraries? Text: 647-695-8985. This service will run from September 9 to December 6, 2019. Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 10 […]