Library Blog

    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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    Inside the Archives

    Posted by: Sara Janes on 2016-03-29 Blog Tags: archives
    If you’ve been up on the 5th floor of the library, you may have noticed some activity in the Archives. Now that the library has an archivist on staff, these valuable historical collections will be getting some attention, and it’ll be easier for you to find out about what’s there and how to use it. Archives deal with unique material -- photographs…
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    Ontario Open Access: Accelerating Science

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-03-21 Blog Tags: open access | open government
    I attended Ontario Open Access: Accelerating Science organized by Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation on March 18, 2016. It was a one-day symposium to discuss the challenges, opportunities and perspectives of open access in Ontario. twitter #oaon John Willininsky (author of The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and…
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    Therapy Dogs visiting the Chancellor Paterson Library

    Posted by: Harjinder Rana on 2016-03-17 Blog Tags: exams | therapy-dogs
    On Monday night, March 21st (the first night of our 3am extended exam hours) we'll be welcoming back the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog program to the Chancellor Paterson Library! Join us at 6pm for free coffee and snacks and at 7pm lineup to interact with the therapy dogs! From the St. John Ambulance website: University campus visits are very…
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    International Women's Day

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2016-03-08
    Looking for information about Women's Studies? Check out some of these resources: Women's Studies Research Guide Women's Studies Databases including: Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640 Canada's Early Women Writers Defining Gender, 1450-1910 Women and the Law - Peggy ( a collection that brings together books,…
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    BrowZine News Flash: My Bookshelf is Coming!

    Posted by: Debra Gold on 2016-03-07 Blog Tags: BrowZine
    Sync My Bookshelf and get alerts on ALL devices Starting next week, you can sync My Bookshelf and get article alerts on all of your devices – web, iOS, and Android too! What’s in the update? If you use My Bookshelf on BrowZine Web you will now start receiving new article alerts, just like on mobile If you make changes to My Bookshelf on…
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    Can-Core Post Secondary

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-03-02 Blog Tags: trial | videos | streaming
    We have a 30 day trial of Can-Core. http://www.can-core.ca (on campus only) Username: Lakehead Password: guestpass "Can-Core is a core curriculum content platform created by McIntyre Media Inc. for use in Canadian schools. The content is 100% Canadian Produced and has been selected for its strong…
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    Rightsizing: Introducing the Weeding Project

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-02-12 Blog Tags: collection | open access | racer
    Over the coming months we will be embarking on a project to make more space in the Chancellor Paterson Library for students. This means we will be removing from the collection: bound print journals that are available online in our library databases selected print books located in the main stacks on the 3rd and 4th floors selected…
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    RACER - Back to normal

    Posted by: Karen Keiller on 2016-02-11 Blog Tags: racer | emergency message | document delivery
    For the past four days, RACER servers have been consistently and maliciously attacked. The attacker is trying to brute force login. We’ve been blocking their IPs as fast as we can, but the hackers have consistently been switching IPs. We’ve had to temporarily;restrict the RACER login page to OCUL IPs while we figure out a better solution. On-…
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