TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival) is an annual event that pays homage to comics, graphic novels and their creators. Hosted at the Toronto Reference Library from May 11th-12th, the festival includes free workshops, a vendor fair and artist meet-and-greets. To celebrate TCAF, the Libraries are showcasing graphic novels from their collections (both new arrivals and […]
OpenCon Coming to York University November 2-4, 2018 – Opportunity to Attend. Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries is pleased to announce that she is hosting OpenCon 2018, the prestigious international open access conference at York University’s Keele Campus in partnership with University of Toronto and Ryerson University. OpenCon creates an opportunity for energetic, engaged students […]
Photo credit: Untitled image by Hermann via Pixabay, available under CC0 license The beginning of the Fall semester is right around the corner! You’ve probably selected your courses and are getting ready to start classes in September. But have you thought about the textbooks you’ll need for the upcoming semester? Did you know that York […]
Please be advised that University Information Technology has to do some work on a network switch in Scott Library that will require a network shut down from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. on Monday December 11, 2017. Both wired and wireless devices will not have any connectivity at this time.
On October 26, 2017 the SIRSI system that underpins the cataloguing, acquisition and circulation processes in the libraries will be upgraded from version 3.4.5 to 184.108.40.206. The upgrade is a complex process and will require the system to be out of service from 6:00am to 5:00pm as work will be conducted directly with SIRSI Dynix. […]
The week of October 23-29 marks International Open Access Week. The Libraries are celebrating #OAweek with a series of events. Tuesday, Oct. 24th 11am-4pm Music and Belonging Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 531 Scott Library This is a drop-in event and an intro to editing Wikipedia will be offered. Snacks and drinks will be available. To RSVP for lunch […]
Update: The elevator was repaired and has been brought back into service. ______________________________________ The elevator at Frost Library is currently out of service. Repair technicians have been contacted and we will update the community as soon as it is back in service. If you require assistance with obtaining items from any of the floors in […]
On March 1, 2017, the 2017 York Undergraduate Research Fair was held in the Collaboratory on the second floor of Scott Library. This year’s fair was attended by 444 people. Guests were able to view 56 posters form 61 presenters and 8 Art or Design works that were exhibited in Art Walk by 6 artists. […]
The elevator in Frost Library is out of service. If you require assistance with obtaining items from any of the floors in Frost Library please seek assistance at the Ask Us or Building Services desks located on the first floor of Frost Library. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The weather emergency ended as of 10 PM, Thursday, December 15 and the University has resumed normal operations. Classes and examinations are being held as scheduled.