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Library Update – September 5, 2014
At the end of orientation week many of us feel a strange combination of energy and fatigue — it’s so great to see the students back, but it’s also such a busy time. Thank you all for the part you...
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Library Update – August 22, 2014
Spotted on campus last weekend, the first sure sign of the new school year — a small group of happy people learning the Oil Thigh on the steps of the old Victoria School. It made me grin as I rode...
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Library Update – August 8, 2014
This is a brief update following vacation and a short week, but I do have a few items of note. First, I want to thank all those who acted swiftly to limit the damage in the significant leak in...
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Library Update – July 25, 2014
The quiet of the summer campus is deceptive – underneath is a hive of activity.  As I go about conversations and work on various initiatives, it’s always interesting to see the combination of...
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Library Update – July 11, 2014
Good beautiful morning! I’m on the train to Toronto for a meeting with members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Executive. The staff are as friendly and helpful as always, the...
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Library Update – June 27, 2014
We’ve moved from spring to summer since my last update, good timing for the theme of ‘renewal’ introduced by our Public Services Renewal project consultant, Rebecca Jones. It was good to see so many...
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Library Update – June 13, 2014
Our vision of ‘library’ was very much on my mind last week at the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, UK, where I was helping with the selection of a new librarian. We emphasized...
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Library Update – May 30, 2014
Congratulations to Nancy McCormack, who has been honoured by the Canadian Association of Law Libraries with the 2014 Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship, presented on...
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Library Update – April 25, 2014
On this last Friday in April I’d like to thank you all sincerely for your contributions to our students’ experience in this academic year. I hear in their comments a feeling of accomplishment, and...