Posts Tagged ‘reference’

Art & Design Annuals Collection

annualsDid you know that the Learning Zone holds a collection of Art & Design Annuals?

With publication dates from 1922 onwards, this collection represents historical content as well as contemporary titles.

A variety of annuals and yearbooks in a range of topics including advertising, graphic design, illustrators and photography are available as a reference resource, here at the Learning Zone.

So come to the Learning Zone to read, enjoy and create!




02 2012

Career Services in the Zone

The end of the term is around the corner–do you have your summer job lined up?  Or, better yet, do you have your professional goals and career path mapped out?

Don’t know where to start looking, or what to even look for? Don’t fret! Each and every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3pm until Thursday March 24th in the Learning Zone, Thomas Fairbairn, your friendly neighbourhood career services advisor, is here to talk you through it all–just remember to bring your Student ID card with you. These interactive, one-on-one sessions are for currently enrolled students from all year levels. Students will explore personal and professional career concerns. All year levels are welcomed to the sessions; the sooner we begin these conversations, the more comfortable and competent we will be when it comes time for that next BIG transition . . . from student to young professional.

Those hours no good for you? You can always email Tom Fairbairn at with whatever questions you may have.

There are excellent books for your reference here in the LZ in the Career Resource Area to assist and guide you through all the daunting stages of the job hunt and application process. The Career Resource Collection is divided into the following subjects: Job Search, Materials, Self-Knowledge, and World of Work. From compiling a personal inventory, to pointers on writing resumes and cover letters, to interview etiquette, to thank you letters, and tips on getting a competitive edge on the job market, the LZ has language on it all! But, it does not stop there.  There are pamphlets and brochures from other colleges, universities, and institutions, outlining the various programs of study available for those who have just begin to whet their academic pallet. Come, explore, and be served some invaluable career advice!


03 2011

Writing & Learning Centre in the Zone!

Need help writing essays, artist statements, proposals, design briefs, gallery reviews?

Come talk with one of the Writing & Learning Centre’s tutors in the Zone.

Tutors will be in the LZ every Wednesday from 1:30-2:30, ready and eager to help you out; so, come and exploit this opportunity to have your concerns addressed and questions answered!

You can also visit the Writing & Learning Centre Website here to learn about more services available.


03 2011

Services available in the Zone!

Need Research help? Stop by the Learning Zone to get help from Library staff.

We can help you with:

  • Developing a search strategy
  • Narrowing down your topic
  • Searching databases
  • Locating articles
  • Citations
  • Evaluating information such as websites
  • Searching for scholarly and peer reviewed articles
  • Reference assistance

We are also here to help you with:

  • Scanning
  • Printing
  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Software questions


02 2011

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