The library is excited to welcome students back to campus and back to the library! COVID restrictions are a little easier this year and visitors to the library no longer have to book a space. So far, this ‘Welcome Week” we have already welcomed over 1200 students back to the library! This week’s post wasContinue reading “Welcome Back!… oh how times have changed (or maybe they’ve stayed the same?)”
Novanet is both a consortium of academic libraries and an integrated or shared catalogue. Most of our library users know Novanet as the platform they use to search our library collection, and most of our library users find it confusing and frequently frustrating to use. Why… in 2021… is our catalogue SO confusing? That isContinue reading “Why is Novanet so confusing? Behind the scenes of our library catalogue”
post prepared by Brenna Williamson This is it, you finally made it to graduation day! Congratulations to the members of the StFX class of 2021, and welcome to your distinguished new role as a StFX Alumni. You’re joining a group of illustrious graduates who’ve come before you over the past 163 years. Now is yourContinue reading “Congratulations Graduates!”
Post prepared by Rebekah Glendinning & Sandy Iverson In honor of Earth Day 2021, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the role libraries can play in protecting our Earth and imagining better futures for our environment. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Restore Our Earth”. This theme encourages us to think beyondContinue reading “Earth Day 2021 & The Role of Libraries”
Today, on the International Transgender Day of Visibility, I stopped for a few minutes to see what kinds of resources we might have in our library to support student and faculty learning on transgender rights and transgender lives. I am happy to report that as a result of our recent acquisition of a large databaseContinue reading “International Transgender Day of Visibility”
post prepared by Carolyn DeLorey, Collections Librarian The library is pleased to announce a new multidisciplinary, multi-format subscription database: ProQuest One Academic. We are excited about this new resource because it provides full-text access to thousands of new journal and newspaper titles and dissertations, and it more than doubles the number of accessible e-books andContinue reading “library acquires thousands of new titles”
post prepared by Brenna Williams Scroll down for suggested readings and more information. Some resource links may only be available when signed into the StFX library. Today is International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is #ChoosetoChallenge, and what better way to celebrate than by showcasing the achievements of the Nova Scotian woman who chose toContinue reading “Choose to Challenge: International Women’s Day: Celebrating Viola Desmond”
Post prepared by Rebekah Glendinning “A dangerous book will always be in danger from those it threatens with the demand that they question their assumptions. They’d rather hang on to the assumptions and ban the book.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin Although intellectual freedom is guaranteed under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, every year CanadiansContinue reading “Freedom to Read Week Feb 21-27, 2021”
post by Sandy Iverson, University Librarian In support of anti-racism education the library has produced a new subject guide that draws attention to a number of resources on anti-racism, anti-oppression and decolonization. The guide contains information and links to selected books, articles, films, videos and other multimedia resources available in the library or online. TheContinue reading “Anti-Racism Education”
Post prepared by Brenna Williamson February is African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. Today’s post offers a brief history of African Canadians in Nova Scotia, focusing on the Africville community. Scroll to the end for a list and description of recommended further readings on Africville available at the St FX Library. Black Settlers in NovaContinue reading “African Heritage Month”
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