Library Blog

    New Trial - Drama Online!

    Posted by: Tomasini Chris on 2016-10-18 Blog Tags: videos | trial
    We now have a trial of Drama Online. Drama Online is a complete digital library of the most studied, performed and critically acclaimed plays from the last 2500 years. Visit Drama Online to explore 1700 playtexts, and 350 audio plays; stream video content of filmed productions. The trial will expire on Dec. 12, 2016.
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    Journal Cancellations

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-10-11 Blog Tags: journal cancellations | budget reductions
    After consultation with faculty-library representatives, we have identified 46 journal titles for cancellations, estimated to save the library over $30,000 in the 2016/17 fiscal year. List of cancellation candidates (need LU login to view) If you have any concerns with the cancellations please contact: Karen Keiller Univeristy Librarian…
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    Archives Hours for Fall

    Posted by: Sara Janes on 2016-09-15 Blog Tags: archives
    Starting this fall, the Archives will be open for regular drop-in hours, where no appointment is needed to visit the collections. You can visit us on the 5th floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library on Tuesdays 10-noon, Wednesdays 2-4pm, and Thursdays 1-4pm. Access to the Archives at other times will be by appointment. Over the summer, we've…
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    Database and Journal Reductions 2016 Discussion Document

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-09-13 Blog Tags: journal cancellations | database cancellations | collections budget

    With the impact of the Canadian exchange rate and inflationary pressures the Library needs to make a reduction in our spending for collections of approximately $190,000. We have decided to target databases and individual journal subscriptions and to protect the budget for print monographs in 2016/17. 

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    Library Services & Starting Points for Education AQ ABQ HSQ & PQP Students

    Posted by: Gisella Scalese on 2016-05-11 Blog Tags: Education Library
    The Libraries at Lakehead University provide Lakehead’s Faculty of Education AQ, ABQ, HSQ and PQP students with the following resources and services: The Education Library website offers starting points for your library research in Education and provides information on library hours. Best Bets for finding Education journal articles:…
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    New Makerspace Kits at the Education Library

    Posted by: Gisella Scalese on 2016-05-10 Blog Tags: Education Library
    Thinking of starting a Makerspace? Want to try a selection of Makerspace kits? Here's your chance -- the Education Library now offers Makerspace kits for loan. Some of the kits available are: Electronic Snap Circuits; littleBits; Makey Makey Standard Kit and the Arduino Starter Kit. Also available for loan are building blocks; K'Nex and…
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    Where did the microforms go?

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-04-28 Blog Tags: microforms | microfilm | Weeding Project
    To get ready for construction on the ground floor we've moved the microform cabinets from the Ground floor to LI-5003. The user aids/guides to the collections are also available there. The digital scanner from Ground floor is now in Northern Studies Resource Centre (NSRC). The catalogue location for the microfilm and microfiche collections in…
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    New: Archives Database

    Posted by: Sara Janes on 2016-04-27 Blog Tags: archives
    The Archives now has a searchable database. You can use this database to search and browse for historical records held at Lakehead, which you then will be able to consult for your research. You can search by collection title, names of people and organizations, places, and subjects. More information will be added to this database as we prepare…
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    Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2016-04-18 Blog Tags: online database
    Check out the Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database! We've just added it to our list of databases. What is it? The Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database contains 6800 records describing publications about all aspects of human health in the circumpolar region. The database is a project of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR…
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    Archives Open House - Tuesday, April 5!

    Posted by: Sara Janes on 2016-04-04 Blog Tags: archives
    Here’s your chance to get a look into the Archives! On Tuesday, April 5, between 11 am and 3 pm, stop in to visit the Archives on the 5th floor of the Chancellor Paterson Library. Students, faculty, and community members are invited to drop in for a peek at some of the highlights of the collections, to meet the new archivist, and learn about…
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