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Library Update – November 8, 2013
The Library Leadership Team began to discuss the details of a ‘public services renewal’ project this week. This stems from the discussion of strategic directions begun in June with Heads and brought...
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Library Update – October 25, 2013
Open Access Week promotions by our Scholarly Communications Working Group have been highlighting developments in the open sharing of research, including the harmonized Draft Tri-Agency Open Access...
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Library Update – October 11, 2013
As mentioned in an update in September, the Library Leadership Team has heard a need for additional communication mechanisms for staffing news, such as retirements and position changes. Practices...
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Library Update – October 4, 2013
Budget was a focus last week, with each of the Shared Services presenting their 2014-15 to 2016-17 submissions to the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Budget over the course of four afternoons....
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Library Update – September 20, 2013
The Library and Archives Master Plan Steering Group will be meeting on Tuesday to review the full Plan compiled over the summer. Following any final edits of this draft, the Plan will be posted on...
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Library update – September 6, 2013
Happy new year! I’m feeling that sense of new beginnings from many people this week, and hope you’re finding the energy on campus infectious. It’s a wonderful start to the academic year to see one...
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Update to Library Staff – Aug 9/13
Several changes are under way in Douglas Library, with a view to the longer term directions envisioned in the Library and Archives Master Plan discussions.  Circulation services formerly handled by...
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Update to Library Staff – July 19/13
A few summer updates from recent meetings… Copyright specialist Mark Swartz met with the Library Leadership Team to discuss a document that will provide guidance on the application of the fair...
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QUL People: Brenda Reed
Faculty and students in the Faculty of Education often sing the praises of our Library.  In particular, they often mention the work of Brenda Reed.  Brenda has a keen interest and background in...