Quantifying the social value of public institutions can be challenging and contentious given that standard business metrics may not capture the value of intangible social rewards.
Larry Thompson is the master printer in the Carleton University Library Book Arts Lab—a professional doing non-traditional work in an academic library.
Helping others discover their familial roots had exposed an issue in my own family that I realized I needed to address: Finding my own roots.
Smokii Sumac is a talented Ktunaxa poet, and recently, we talked about gender, the land and more.
The characters from the 1968 musical Hair send us a clear political message: My hair, your hair, our hair belongs to us alone. And yet in public spaces such as the workplace, our hair seems to belong to others. In this article, Rhea talks about the unique challenges she has as a woman of African descent, regarding how she wears her hair at work.
Can we open our doors to all points of view and also say that our libraries are safe spaces? I think not.
Scholars Portal est un regroupement de services et d’infrastructures technologiques créés par et pour les bibliothèques universitaires de l’Ontario.
“Beginning November 1, Macmillan Publishers is restricting library access to new e-books, causing long wait times for some titles.”
My husband and I have taken to walking up and down our road once a day—morning or evening. We’re lucky because we live in…
It’s been six months since I finished my master’s degree and I’ve been applying for work ever since. Recent job-vacancy stats indicate, however, it can be hard to find work in the information sector.
Worried about your New Year's resolution? Maybe these tips can help you.
This year, the OSLA council has dedicated much of its work to advocacy, including sending a letter to the minister of education.
Enjoy a little festive cheer, shared with you by folks at school and academic libraries in Ontario.