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Gift builds ‘bridge’ to the future

Gift builds ‘bridge’ to the future

Joyce Garnett believes change is good. Now, thanks to a $1-million legacy gift to establish the Joyce C. Garnett Innovation Fund, the University Librarian Emeritus will inspire future development and growth in Western Libraries. Serving as University Librarian from...

Western to invade London Comic Con 2016

Western to invade London Comic Con 2016

Rare and valuable selections from the Dr. Eddy Smet Comic Book Collection at Western University Archives will be showcased next month at London Comic Con. The pop culture event runs from Sept. 23-25 at the Western Fair District Progress Building in London. Smet, an...

Zimmerman solo exhibition opens

Zimmerman solo exhibition opens

Six Pair of Pairs: Photos from 2011 to 2015, the debut photo exhibition of Walter Zimmerman, MLS’71, Librarian Emeritus, Western Libraries, runs through April 30 in the Spencer Gallery of The D.B. Weldon Library. Zimmerman has been taking photos seriously since 1964....

GRC joins global privacy network

GRC joins global privacy network

Even if you have nothing to hide, Sarah Roberts believes everyone has a right to use the Internet without being concerned about over-reaching governments, censorship or companies mining data on your search history. To get around the threat of digital surveillance,...

Copyright education process continues for Adam

Copyright education process continues for Adam

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” For Tom Adam, whether a famous soliloquy such as this is safe to include in a Western course booklet raises even more questions. As Western’s Copyright Librarian, Adam lives and breathes the nuances of the Canadian Copyright...

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

When Bill Irwin originally created the syllabus for his Evidence-Based Management class, he didn’t anticipate needing assistance in the classroom. “It’s a resource-intensive course and it’s a little different than some other MOS (Management and Organizational Studies)...

Weak dollar forcing library cuts

Weak dollar forcing library cuts

The value of the Canadian dollar, and the collection of an academic library, on this side of the border, go hand in hand. That is to say, as the Canadian dollar falls, so do new purchases and serial subscriptions for Western Libraries. This was the message Catherine...

Collector brings  Western Archives  into the Golden Age

Collector brings Western Archives into the Golden Age

Over the years, Eddy Smet’s comic book collection grew so fast, he couldn’t keep up with it. Of the thousands he once owned, he’s only read a small portion. “I had my first comic book collection when I was a young boy in the mid-1950s. I don’t know how many I had, but...

Music Librarian’s life celebrated in song

Music Librarian’s life celebrated in song

Family and friends of former Western staff member Jane Baldwin will celebrate her life this weekend in the best way possible – through music. Baldwin began her career at Western Libraries as a cataloguer in the Music Library, then became the Music Reference Librarian....

Meadows wins Knapper Volunteer Award

Meadows wins Knapper Volunteer Award

Ken Meadows, Western Teaching and Learning Services, has been named the winner of the 2015 Christopher Knapper Outstanding Volunteer Award, the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced Tuesday. The award recognizes society members who...

Gift builds ‘bridge’ to the future

Gift builds ‘bridge’ to the future

Joyce Garnett believes change is good. Now, thanks to a $1-million legacy gift to establish the Joyce C. Garnett Innovation Fund, the University Librarian Emeritus will inspire future development and growth in Western Libraries. Serving as University Librarian from...

Western to invade London Comic Con 2016

Western to invade London Comic Con 2016

Rare and valuable selections from the Dr. Eddy Smet Comic Book Collection at Western University Archives will be showcased next month at London Comic Con. The pop culture event runs from Sept. 23-25 at the Western Fair District Progress Building in London. Smet, an...

Zimmerman solo exhibition opens

Zimmerman solo exhibition opens

Six Pair of Pairs: Photos from 2011 to 2015, the debut photo exhibition of Walter Zimmerman, MLS’71, Librarian Emeritus, Western Libraries, runs through April 30 in the Spencer Gallery of The D.B. Weldon Library. Zimmerman has been taking photos seriously since 1964....

GRC joins global privacy network

GRC joins global privacy network

Even if you have nothing to hide, Sarah Roberts believes everyone has a right to use the Internet without being concerned about over-reaching governments, censorship or companies mining data on your search history. To get around the threat of digital surveillance,...

Copyright education process continues for Adam

Copyright education process continues for Adam

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” For Tom Adam, whether a famous soliloquy such as this is safe to include in a Western course booklet raises even more questions. As Western’s Copyright Librarian, Adam lives and breathes the nuances of the Canadian Copyright...

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

‘Embedded librarian’ lends a hand to learning

When Bill Irwin originally created the syllabus for his Evidence-Based Management class, he didn’t anticipate needing assistance in the classroom. “It’s a resource-intensive course and it’s a little different than some other MOS (Management and Organizational Studies)...

Weak dollar forcing library cuts

Weak dollar forcing library cuts

The value of the Canadian dollar, and the collection of an academic library, on this side of the border, go hand in hand. That is to say, as the Canadian dollar falls, so do new purchases and serial subscriptions for Western Libraries. This was the message Catherine...

Collector brings  Western Archives  into the Golden Age

Collector brings Western Archives into the Golden Age

Over the years, Eddy Smet’s comic book collection grew so fast, he couldn’t keep up with it. Of the thousands he once owned, he’s only read a small portion. “I had my first comic book collection when I was a young boy in the mid-1950s. I don’t know how many I had, but...

Music Librarian’s life celebrated in song

Music Librarian’s life celebrated in song

Family and friends of former Western staff member Jane Baldwin will celebrate her life this weekend in the best way possible – through music. Baldwin began her career at Western Libraries as a cataloguer in the Music Library, then became the Music Reference Librarian....

Meadows wins Knapper Volunteer Award

Meadows wins Knapper Volunteer Award

Ken Meadows, Western Teaching and Learning Services, has been named the winner of the 2015 Christopher Knapper Outstanding Volunteer Award, the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced Tuesday. The award recognizes society members who...