Tag Archives: York University Libraries

Stacy Allison-Cassin to present at Indigenous Data Ownership webinar.

York University Teaching and Learning Librarian Stacy Allison-Cassin is part of a webinar panel presenting on Indigenous data ownership on Oct. 22 from 1 – 2:00 p.m. Hosted by Research Data Canada, the talk will focus on Indigenous data ownership in the context of Canadian First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities. Speakers representing a range of […]

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 […]

Canada’s leading black theatre company archives its materials at York

Feb. 7, 2013 – One of the first things Melanie Hague did after Obsidian Theatre Company hired her in 2011 was pack the posters, programs, photos, stage managers’ books and grant records into boxes and donate them to York’s Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections. Hague had just graduated with a master’s of fine arts […]

Science librarian retires after a long and distinguished career

Colleagues, family and friends gathered on Monday, Dec. 9 to celebrate the career of Leila Fernandez, science librarian at the Steacie Science and Engineering Library on the Keele campus. Fernandez joined the University in 1988 as a reference/interlibrary loans assistant in Steacie Science Library (as it was then known). At that point she had an […]

Wanted: Student presentations for second annual Undergraduate Research Fair

Undergraduate students and instructors who are in the process of writing and grading particularly strong, final research papers, are encouraged to consider the Undergraduate Research Fair. Applications to participate in the multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair are due by Jan. 20, 2014 – but students are encouraged to apply early. Associate Librarian speaks at undergraduate research […]

Cross-campus team launches online orientation resource for students with disabilities

Sept. 12, 2013 – A cross-functional team has released a web resource that introduces new and prospective students with disabilities to the array of services available to them across Keele campus. The Virtual Orientation to Support Services for Students with Disabilities is the result of a successful Academic Innovation Fund proposal submitted in 2012 by […]

York U’s first multidisciplinary undergrad research fair takes place Wednesday in the Scott Library

  Feb. 25, 2013 – Thirty-seven students from four faculties will present their research projects at York University’s first multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, Wednesday Feb. 27, from 11am to 1pm, in the Scott Library Collaboratory (second floor). More than 90 undergraduate students from the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Sciences, Fine Arts […]

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, […]

Help us make a positive impact on your research and studies

  Feb. 4, 2013 – Since 2010 York University Libraries have created more than 400 additional study seats, renovated Scott and Frost Libraries, replaced almost all computers and doubled their e-book collection by adding more than 300,000 titles. These improvements to the Libraries’ spaces, collections and services are in direct response to feedback provided by […]