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York Libraries Celebrate TCAF

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 […]

Prestigious International Open Access Conference Coming to York University November 2-4, 2018

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 […]

Find your course textbooks at the library today!

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 […]

Network Outage December 11, 2017

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.

SIRSI Upgrade on October 26, 2017

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 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. […]

Open Access Week Events Oct 23-29, 2017

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: Frost Library elevator back in service

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 […]