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Therapy Dogs Returning to the Library! | Monday & Tuesday, November 20 & 21, 6 - 7 p.m.

The Student Success Centre and the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs are back in the Library!

Are you feeling stressed, tired, or missing your own furry friend? Take a study break and come to the Library to see a therapy dog!

If you miss these events, watch for future events in December-days and times to be announced!

Therapy dogs are brought to you by the Student Success Centre in partnership with the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Service. For more activities and programming presented by the Student Success Centre, click here.

It also Mental Health Week, so click here to learn about other events and activities provided by the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) and the Student Success Centre!

Posted November 10, 2017

Library Hours: Reading Break: November 13 - 17

The Library's hours during the Fall Reading Break will be as follows:

• Monday (13): CLOSED

• Tuesday – Friday (14 – 17): 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Regular hours of operation will precede and follow these dates. For complete details about the Library's hours, click here.

Posted November 10, 2017

Measuring Impact: The Basics

Thursday November 23 from 3:05-4:20 p.m.

Downstairs in the library, room L950

Impact is the new buzzword in research - but how do you show that your research is making an impact? What tools can you use? Where do you start? This session will provide an overview of tools you can use to measure impact, ways to raise your profile in order to increase your impact, and how to target the right audience to achieve the impact you desire. Citation counts, altmetrics, ResearchGate, GoogleScholar... just a few of the tools that can play into the impact and reach your research can achieve. Come to this session to find out more, and feel free to bring your own questions as well. Presented by Rhys Stevens & Nicole Eva, U of L Librarians.

Posted November 10, 2017

New Database: Curio.ca

The Curio.ca platform provides streaming access to the best in educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more - thousands of programs and resources can be accessed on this site. Programs include Doc Zone, The Nature of Things, Dragons' Den, The Fifth Estate, News in Review, The Passionate Eye and Monster Math Squad, and Marketplace.

Access Curio.ca

If users wish to create playlists and use other personalized features of Curio.ca they need to create a personal account using the access code noted below:

Posted November 6, 2017

National Novel Writing Month at the Library!

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the U of L Library is hosting weekly write-ins for novelists working on their NaNoWriMo projects. Are you one of the many people who wants to write a novel someday? Well, someday has arrived!

The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words in the month of November, and write-ins are an opportunity to spend time writing (and maybe commiserating) with others who are also engaged in this ambitious goal. Find more information and sign up for NaNoWriMo at this website: nanowrimo.org

Write-ins at the U of L Library are held on the follow dates/times and locations:

All writers welcome!

Posted November 3, 2017

Nikkei Memory Capture Project: "Stop the Presses! Japanese-Canadians in 20th century Southern Alberta newspapers" Exhibit | October 31 - December 22

The Nikkei Memory Capture Project’s “Stop the Presses! Japanese-Canadians in 20th century Southern Alberta newspapers” exhibit is now being featured in the University of Lethbridge Library. The exhibit presents articles from Southern Alberta newspapers and reveals how they portrayed Canadian Nikkei (people of Japanese descent) during the 20th century. From the exhibit you will see how the newspapers reflect changing cultural, moral, and social attitudes over time.

The project that can be found on the north side of level 10 in the Library until December 22, 2017. You are invited to explore, reflect, and help to shape the project with your comments. The Library’s hours of operation can be found at http://www.uleth.ca/lib/hours

For more information and further reading about the project, please visit Nikkei Memory Capture Project and https://www.uleth.ca/unews/article/nikkei-memory-capture-project-seeking-citizens-contribute-post-war-history-japanese

Posted November 1, 2017

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