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News & Initiatives

Homecoming Reception

The library will be hosting a Homecoming reception on Saturday October 20th. This will include library tours, displays, and food! We will have the meeting rooms set up as a quiet study space.

Research Week Hours

We are open regular hours during research week:
Monday to Thursday 8:30am-7:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-5:00pm
It’s a great time to come into the library to catch-up on your course readings, get acquainted with our maker space, or borrow some of our circulating collection: comics, graphic novels, challenged materials, DVDs, games, and more!

ELIP Journal – Call for Submissions!

Our open access, peer-reviewed and MLIS student-run journal Emerging Library and Information Perspectives is now accepting submissions for its second issue. See the journal’s website for guidelines and more information!

Printing

There have been a few changes made to FIMS Printing. You must tap your card on the printer in order for your print job to start and remember to logout of the printer afterwards. More information on printing is available here.

Ask Graduate Student Services

Have questions? Want to chat about your program? Brandi of Graduate Student Services is hosting a drop-in “Ask Graduate Student Services” session in FNB3020B every Monday from 12 to 1:30pm.

Digitized Class Photos

Our digitization of MMJC, SLIS, MLIS, and MAJ class photos has been completed and is now available to view in an exhibit via our Special Collections website. 

Your Graduate Library Presents…

Our series of workshops and presentations are over for this term! 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.

Indigenous Collection

The latest addition to our Indigenous Collection is Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead.

Our Indigenous Collection showcases poetry, sci-fi, graphic novels, non-fiction and more from Indigenous writers. See them on display in the library, or view the collection online, here. All books are available to be checked-out overnight. Further resources on diversity and decolonization can be found here.

The FIMS Terrace

The terrace, accessed through the FIMS Graduate Library, is open for our FIMS graduate community to use during warmer weather. The Terrace has seating and tables so you can work outdoors. Weather pending, the Terrace is open on weekdays, evenings and weekends – it’s a great place to eat your lunch!

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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.