Two Ryerson resource centres have come together to launch a new online tool that will help struggling students write a successful research essay. The library and the university’s Writing Centre are working on the joint project that will allow students to access their print resources online. It will launch in Fall 2014. “The writing center and library realize that students […]
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Students can now stay updated with the ongoing Olympic medal counts, through a website created by the Ryerson library. On Monday, the Ryerson University Library & Archives launched Olympic Watch, a website that combines statistical data about competing countries along with their Olympic medal standings. Daniel Jakubek, a geographic information system and map librarian at Ryerson, said the site’s purpose […]
Thousands of the U.S. federal employees were sent home Tuesday after Congress failed to pass a short-term budget. National parks and museums are closed. Services like the flu shot program and visa and passport renewals are on hold. Bloomberg reports that the shutdown will cost the U.S. economy $300 million a day. Even Ryerson is feeling the effects. The Library […]
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Ryerson University graduate students can breathe a sigh of relief as the about-to-expire borrowers agreement with University of Toronto libraries has been renewed for another year. Madeleine Lefebvre, Ryerson’s chief librarian, sent an email to graduate students in August explaining the service would no longer be available after the end of September. After a short stint in research limbo, the […]
Ryerson library staff and security are enforcing a new food policy prohibiting students from consuming hot food while in the library. Library officials say the reason for the policy change is due to students leaving leftover food on study tables and not throwing away garbage, causing odours and an uncomfortable work environment. Students are still allowed to eat food in […]