Blog Archives

Archives Hours for Fall

Posted by: sjanes1 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 made a lot of progress making it easier for you to find archival material of interest to you. You can search for documents, photographs, maps, and more at: archives.lakeheadu.ca

Database and Journal Reductions 2016 Discussion Document

Posted by: kkeiller 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. 

Large Journal Packages: The Big Deal

The library purchases much of our online journal content in large packages. These packages include: