Archive for September, 2014

Avoiding Plagiarism… There’s a Guide for That!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Librarians Lindsay and Ben have created a guide that can ease your worries about plagiarism, citing sources, and taking notes. How do I know if I paraphrased? When do I need a citation? Can I use information quoted by someone else? Find the answers to these questions and many more by visiting the Library’s NEW guide on avoiding plagiarism. Find videos, audio clips, quick quizzes, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Still need help? Visit the Learning Centre on your campus to get writing help, or visit the reference desk at your campus library for assistance citing and gathering information sources.

Criterion-on-Demand ON TRIAL! Access 2000+ Major Motion Pictures

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Movies IconCriterion-on-Demand is a streaming media service that offers access to 2000+ major motion pictures, largely Hollywood films. This resource is on trial until December 31, 2014 and your feedback would be appreciated. COD provides instructors with the opportunity to show a wide array of videos in class or provides the option of including movies as part of class assignments.

Criterion-on-Demand represents a large number of feature film producers, including 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG, Sony Pictures Classics, Warner Brothers, and many more. The title selection includes 1920 classics, new release movies, foreign films, literary adaptations, documentaries, animated titles, and independent films. Videos can be streamed live or downloaded for a two-day loan period.

Some highlights of this video collection include:

  • 1500+ English titles and 1100+ French titles
  • Approximately 135 Foreign Language Films with English Subtitles
  • More than 100 Documentary Features
  • Closed Captioned Titles when Available
  • Download and/or Streaming Capabilities with unlimited 24-7 Access
  • Programs available in Windows Media Player with DRM protection

Research Guides (LibGuides) Have New Look

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Library’s research and course guide system LibGuides, recently went through a major system  migration. The new system has additional layout and customization options, so guides have a whole new look. Let us know what you think!

Before:

Old LibGuides

The old Research and Course Guides home page

 

After:  Updated LibGuides Page


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