Did you know that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages? The year of celebration was declared as an initiative by the United Nations, as eloquently described on the IYIL Website (https://en.iyil2019.org/about/): "...In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, based … Continue reading Views From the Library – Check Out Our “International Year of Indigenous Languages” Display!
As the end of the semester approaches, book returns increase in number. Library staff are busy scanning books in, loading them onto carts, and sending them upstairs for re-shelving. One thing we're also busy with...removing sticky tabs from returned books. We realize that this is a busy time of year for everyone, but we kindly … Continue reading The Surprise in the Book Drop: Tabs, Tabs, Tabs
Need a break from studying? On Wednesday, April 17, take a few hours to celebrate National Canadian Film Day. Enjoy a screening of Window Horses and a talk by Dr. Christine Ramsay and Professor Gerald Saul, Department of Film. Refreshments will be served.
Today is National Pet Day and the last day of classes for the Winter 2019 semester! Create an original meme, preferable with one of your pet photos, about why the Archer Library is a great place to study for your finals. Share your (g-rated) meme with us for a chance to win one of three … Continue reading National Pet Day: Create-Your-Own meme contest
Libraries are forever evolving and growing with the time and society they serve. Libraries also do more than adapt to changing needs; they become places of creativity and innovation. Some of the greatest trends across the library world right now involve community programming and makerspaces. Academic libraries are certainly no exception, and while our … Continue reading Views From the Library – The 3D Printer At Our Door
Thank you to the student for creating this beautiful drawing in the Archer Alcove... Just walk past the elevators on the main floor to discover the Archer Alcove. Take a break from studying and use this “chill zone” to play a game, puzzles, colouring, create art on chalk walls, and use the desk treadmill. … Continue reading Art in Archer Alcove -2-
Renowned Regina artist, Joe Fafard passed away at his family home in Lumsden on March 16, 2019. The University of Regina holds archival materials donated by Mr. Fafard and has in recent years digitized a significant portion of them for free access on the internet. These materials can be found at: http://cdm16438.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15390coll1 When Archives and … Continue reading The Digitized Slide Collections of Artist Joe Fafard