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Entries from February 29th, 2012

How To: Access the Internet as a Guest from Another Institution

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on How To: Access the Internet as a Guest from Another Institution · General Posts

Are you paying us a visit from another university or institution? Need to access the Internet? You can access the network through Eduroam. It’ simple! You just need a laptop or another device with a wi-fi card that supports common wireless protocols. Go to the Eduroam wi-fi network and use your own login credentials. Visit […]

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Programs and Services Available for Students at the Writing & Learning Centre

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Programs and Services Available for Students at the Writing & Learning Centre · General Posts

The Writing & Learning Centre is pleased to offer services for OCAD University students during the upcoming Winter Term. We provide one-to-one tutoring, daily drop-in sessions for quick writing questions, and specialized tutoring for Thesis year work, ESL students, and Graduate students.  The WLC also offers Study Group Sessions for select first-year Liberal Studies courses, […]

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Language Learning Support for ESL Students

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Language Learning Support for ESL Students · General Posts

The Writing & Learning Centre recognizes that ESL students experience particular challenges at university and can sometimes benefit from specialized supports and resources. ESL students are welcome to access all general WLC services, but we also encourage them to take advantage of the ESL Mini Series, a program designed especially for OCAD U ESL student […]

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Online Resources: Art and Architecture on the Web

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Online Resources: Art and Architecture on the Web · General Posts

Look at this gem we’ve stumbled across: Art and Architecture on the Web! Karen Bouchard, Scholarly Resources Librarian for Art and Architecture at Brown University, has been toiling away, creating giant website of art resources existing out there on the web.  This site is organized into the following categorizations: Architecture, Art by Culture of Region, […]

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Black History Month at the Library

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Black History Month at the Library · General Posts

There is a new display up for Black History Month. Entitled “Blacks in Western art and popular culture: past and present”, the books on display look at the changing image of the black person in Western art and popular culture; how the perceptions of the observer (artist) affects the portrayal of the image, and how […]

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Valentine’s Day is Upon Us

February 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on Valentine’s Day is Upon Us · General Posts

Have someone special in your life? Want to attract the attention of a love interest? Hate Valentine’s day? We have lots of books here in the library that can inspire the Romeo or Casanova  in us all! Check out the following titles to get your heart pumping and creative juices flowing! These resources have been […]

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Applying For the Sustainable Design Awards at OCAD U?

February 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on Applying For the Sustainable Design Awards at OCAD U? · General Posts

Need help finding sustainable materials? The Material ConneXion Database is an excellent resource! You can find information on materials for inspiration, strategic material roadmaps, or to make products more sustainable. Material Connexion’s Materials Library is the largest library of advanced, innovative, sustainable materials and processes in the world, offering access to over 4,500 materials. OCADU […]

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First Meeting of the OCAD U Reading Club

February 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on First Meeting of the OCAD U Reading Club · General Posts

This is not the kind of book club where everyone reads the same best seller and gets together to debate its merits. Instead, each month the Dorothy H. Hoover library will house a themed display and reading clubbers are encouraged to look at a variety of material on that theme and get together to discuss […]

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Black History Month at the Library

February 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Black History Month at the Library · General Posts

The Library will be exhibiting a series of themed displays in celebration of Black History Month. The first theme is entitled “The Black Canadian Perspective” and features works by Black Canadians focused on history, identity, art and artists. This display is located near the photocopiers. A list of books on display can be found here: […]

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