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Entries from March 22nd, 2012

Climate Change: Challenge and Solutions

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Climate Change: Challenge and Solutions · General Posts

St. Patrick’s Day is long gone and so is our Irish display. Our new display is focused on climate change. It seems fitting in light of the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been experiencing this week. Coincidentally the focus fits quite well with Melissa Luk’s current display on Food and Agriculture for the OCADU Reading Club. Agriculture is […]

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Online Resources: National Gallery of Art Images

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Online Resources: National Gallery of Art Images · General Posts

The National Gallery of Art announces the launch of NGA Images, a new online resource that revolutionizes the way the public may interact with its world-class collection. This repository of digital images documenting the National Gallery of Art collectionsallows users to search, browse, share, and download images more than 20,000 open access digital images up […]

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OCADU Reading Club Display: Food and Agriculture

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on OCADU Reading Club Display: Food and Agriculture · General Posts

The current theme is Food and Agriculture.  Check out the newest Reading Club display in the Dorothy H. Hoover Library. This display was created by student, Melissa Luk. Come to the library to pick up a copy of the Suggested Reading List: a list of potential books, graphic novels, websites, articles and zines to read on the […]

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Workshop for OCAD U Students–Avoiding Plagiarism: Using Sources in Academic Writing

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Workshop for OCAD U Students–Avoiding Plagiarism: Using Sources in Academic Writing · General Posts

The Writing & Learning Centre presents an academic skills workshop for OCAD University Students: Avoiding Plagiarism: Using Sources in Academic Writing Learning how to cite sources appropriately in your written work is challenging. This workshop will answer your questions about plagiarism and when you need to cite your sources, such as “When do you need […]

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American Indian Art – Spring 2012

March 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on American Indian Art – Spring 2012 · General Posts

The library has just received the latest issue of the American Indian Art magazine which can be found on our new issue magazine rack. This volume contains the following articles: “The Representation of Inuit Art at Expo 67,” by Sherry Brydon “An Elk am I”: The Elk in Lakota Art and Lore, by Ron McCoy […]

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International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on International Women’s Day · General Posts

Holidays are imortant and we tend to remember them because that means a day off school or work. It makes us happy and thrilled to take some time to ourselves. Oftentimes, big holidays overshadow smaller days which are regular work days but are equally important. The International Women’s Day is one of those. What most […]

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Earth Hour, Environmental Responsibility, and Related Resources

March 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Earth Hour, Environmental Responsibility, and Related Resources · General Posts

On Saturday, March 31, OCAD University will power down for one hour starting at 8:30 p.m., as part of Earth Hour 2012. OCAD University will turn off all lights and power-down all non-essential equipment in order to make the most impact in reducing energy consumption.To allow the institution to prepare for the shut-down, OCAD U […]

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How To: Find Information on Copyright

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on How To: Find Information on Copyright · General Posts

Looking for information about copyright law on images? Interested in issues surrounding copyright in Canada? Want to know more about intellectual property? Library Catalogue A good place to begin your search is to look in the OCADU library catalogue to find print resources here in the DHH library. A simple strategy is to start looking […]

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There’s more to Irish culture than Guinness and potatoes – March display at the Library

March 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on There’s more to Irish culture than Guinness and potatoes – March display at the Library · General Posts

A new month means a new display! In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we decided to go with an Irish theme. Entitled “There’s more to Irish culture than Guinness and potatoes”, the display highlights books in our collection that focus on different aspects of Irish culture: history, art and architecture, poetry, and myths and legends. Don’t forget […]

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4th Annual OCAD U Zine Fair!

March 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on 4th Annual OCAD U Zine Fair! · General Posts

The OCAD U Zine Library and the OCAD U Zine Collective present the 4th Annual OCAD U Zine Fair! Come out to see what the zinesters, crafters and all-round makers have been up to this year at OCAD U! Featuring drawing, text, comics, screenprinting and many other things to feast your eyes and dollars on. […]

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