This Canada Day, Take a Deeper Dive into Canada’s History

July 1 is a chance to reflect on our country’s history, present, and future. To do that, we need to educate ourselves- perhaps beyond what we’ve learned in school. Canadians of all demographics can learn more about our own country by exploring Canada’s history- the good and the bad- through numerous online resources. You canContinue reading “This Canada Day, Take a Deeper Dive into Canada’s History”

Some Resources for Learning about Residential Schools in Canada

The recent discovery of the unmarked burial ground in Kamloops B.C has prompted many Canadians to think about and reflect on our knowledge (or lack thereof) about residential schools in Canada. Starting in the 1800s and running until 1996, residential schools were established by Christian churches and sponsored by the Canadian government to assimilate IndigenousContinue reading “Some Resources for Learning about Residential Schools in Canada”

5 Ways the Library Can Help Improve Your Academic Achievement

Convocation is this week, and most likely, if you’re a graduating student, you know about the Patrick Power Library and some of the services we provide. However, what you may not know is how these services can significantly impact your overall academic achievement during your time at Saint Mary’s University.  A significant amount of evidenceContinue reading “5 Ways the Library Can Help Improve Your Academic Achievement”

More study space, more research support over the long weekend

Got a date with some final papers this long weekend? We’ve got you covered! The library will be open for regular individual study space bookings from Friday, April 2- Monday, April 5. Sticking close to home, but still working on assignments? The Research Help Team will be online from 9 am – 7 pm onContinue reading “More study space, more research support over the long weekend”