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Learn about the history of divorce and married women’s rights with Dr Tim Stretton
You’re invited to hear the stories of women from the 16th-18th centuries who found themselves in broken marriages, and challenged a legal system that viewed them as subordinate to men and denied the option of divorce.
Take A Look Inside the Lynn Jones Collection for African Heritage Month
Dr. Lynn Jones has loved collecting and sharing stories about her community since she was a child. When she was around 8 years old, she became curious about the articles and other “exciting things” her mother collected on the kitchen table of their family home in Truro, Nova Scotia.1 The joy she found in exploringContinue reading “Take A Look Inside the Lynn Jones Collection for African Heritage Month”
Faculty Author Series: Creating Sustainable Change Around the World with Dr. Tony Charles
What are communities around the world doing to conserve their local environments? What motivates them? How do they handle things like decision making and power when working to create sustainable local solutions to global problems? In honour of Open Access Week, we’re celebrating the recent publication of Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods, a freely-available book thatContinue reading “Faculty Author Series: Creating Sustainable Change Around the World with Dr. Tony Charles”
The Research Toolkit workshops are back for Fall 2021!
Every Tuesday and Thursday evening throughout October, starting October 14th, students can once again tune in to the popular Research Toolkit workshops to learn advanced research tactics. Facilitated by librarians from the Patrick Power Library, and delivered via Microsoft Teams, the Fall 2021 Research Toolkit workshops are a great opportunity for research assistants, teaching assistants,Continue reading “The Research Toolkit workshops are back for Fall 2021!”
Welcome back to the Library!
We hope your first day of classes was amazing! After a year of virtual operations, we’re so excited that you can now drop in to use the Library anytime we’re open. No more appointments needed (except for group study rooms!). What does this mean? Feel free to come in, study, browse the stacks, and checkContinue reading “Welcome back to the Library!”
Why Lifelong Learning is Critical During National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to reflect upon and learn about the unique histories, cultures, and heritages of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities. National Indigenous History Month is a call to action for settler-Canadians to improve our understanding of Canada’s colonial past andContinue reading “Why Lifelong Learning is Critical During National Indigenous History Month”