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Fake News and the 2019 Federal Election

  With a federal election coming up in October, learn how to best separate the real news from all the fake information circulating online. Featuring Dr. Dennis Pilon (Department of Politics), Gail Cohen (former journalist-in-residence, Osgoode Hall Law School), John Dupuis (York University Libraries) and Dr. David Montgomery (York University Libraries) we will discuss just what constitutes […]

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’ first Hackfest to be held in the Steacie dungeon

Feb. 8, 2013 –  Whether you’re looking to design or refine an app, link hardware to software or create a program prototype, Steacie Library’s first Dungeon Hackfest will be the perfect place for computer programmers, coders and computer aficionados to collaborate. Steacie Science and Engineering Library will be hosting the Dungeon Hackfest on Feb. 21, […]

York Libraries celebrate Open Access Week with a series of special events

Oct. 19, 2012 – In conjunction with International Open Access Week, the York University Libraries will be hosting a series of events, from Oct. 22 to 25, to highlight emerging trends in scholarly communications. The events include, “The Great Debate: Should the blog replace the book?”, a “Question of the Day” online scavenger hunt in which five winners […]