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InsideOCULA Newsletter: Winter 2012

Welcome to the Winter 2012 edition of InsideOCULA! In the Winter 2012 issue: President’s Message Around the Province: Carleton University Around the Province: University of Toronto Events: OCULA/WNYO-ACRL Spring Conference Events: OCULA Fall Conference People News

OCULA President’s message

I am writing this message just hours after Hurricane Sandy made her way inland from the east coast.  Although we didn’t get hit with those high winds, I’m sure you will agree many of us feel like we have been…

Carleton University: Creating a research portfolio

Graduate students at Carleton University attended a new library workshop in November: creating a research portfolio. Artists create portfolios because a “picture is worth a thousand words”—a thoughtful collection of their work allows them to demonstrate effectively the uniqueness of…

University of Toronto Library staff participate in Orientation 2012

New and returning students and staff at the University of Toronto took part in a series of fall orientation and U of T Libraries staff joined in on the fun while putting a friendly face to the library.  Events included:…

OCULA/WNYO-ACRL Spring Conference: A bold future for academic libraries

“The crisis is over. Move on.” With this, Mike Ridley, keynote speaker at the 2012 OCULA/WNYO-ACRL Spring Conference, started us on a journey to imagine what the future could hold for academic libraries. The conference theme was Bring it On!…

OCULA Fall Conference

Apprehending the mysteries: building our profession through mentoring and career development Mentoring. We all need it; no matter what stage we are at in our career, no matter how many years we’ve worked in libraries.   Support and encouragement are crucial…

People News: Fall – Winter 2012

Appointments McMaster University Jennifer McKinnell, Head of Public Services in the Health Sciences Library, recently finished her year-long term as a fellow with the National Library of Medicine/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Leadership Fellows Program. Jointly sponsored by both…

InsideOCULA Newsletter – January 2013

Welcome to the January 2013 edition of InsideOCULA! Outgoing OCULA Council president Jennifer Peters introduces the 2013 prez — with a little help from some friends. In the January 2013 issue: Editorial: President’s message Around the province: University of Waterloo…

OCULA President’s message

President’s message: Jennifer Peters, Seneca College. Jennifer can be reached at jennifer.peters[at]senecacollege.ca  

Putting uWaterloo on the map – Google-style

The University of Waterloo Library’s Geospatial Centre helped to put more of the University of Waterloo on the map this fall! Geospatial Centre staff hosted a two-day Google Map Maker event in November, aimed at creating complete and accurate maps…

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