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News & Initiatives

Indigenous Collection

Our new Indigenous Collection this term has arrived. Poetry, sci-fi, graphic novels, non-fiction and more from Indigenous writers has been added to our special collections for you to explore. See them on display by the entrance to the library, or view the collection online, here. All books are available to be checked-out overnight. Resources on diversity and decolonization can be found here.

ELIP Journal

Have you heard of the new journal Emerging Library and Information Perspectives?
This is a new open access, student-run MLIS journal, sponsored by the FIMS Graduate Library. The first issue will be published Spring 2018. Please see the website for more information!

Your Graduate Library Presents…

Our series of workshops and presentations has started! See our Events page for more information on what’s coming.  Do you have a suggestion? Please contact us with your ideas for learning outside the classroom and we’ll find the experts to present.

Diversity and Decolonization

A list of suggested readings on Diversity and Decolonization can now be found on our Resources page under Lists and Bibliographies.

The Terrace

The terrace, accessed through the FIMS Graduate Library, is open for you to use during warmer weather. The Terrace has seating and tables so you can work outdoors. Weather pending, the Terrace is open on weekdays, closed evenings and weekends.

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Privacy in the Library

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Privacy in the Library is part of our privacy initiative, in alliance with the Library Freedom Project and Tor Project. Our community strongly values privacy and intellectual freedom, which are threatened by surveillance, corporate data mining, censorship regimes, etc. Our goal is to empower members of our community, and in turn, members of their own communities, to protect their right to privacy and free expressions by advocating, implementing, and teaching information privacy tools and techniques.

The Privacy in the Library website is a hub of information regarding our work within the initiative, as well as a collection of resources to help guide people in protecting their information privacy.