On December 8 2016, we visited the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada. Reference and Web Librarian Stefan Jurgens was our host. It was an educational and interesting experience looking at a slice of Toronto’s history. The first room that we saw was reminiscent of a cathedral with its stained glass windows … More Visit to the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada
I’m very excited to share our first guest blog post by Karen Lees about our first tour of the year! If you’re interested in blogging for us about a tour or some other topic, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! On October 30th Faculty of Information students we saw the challenges and opportunities of a small … More Recap: OCAD Library Tour!
Our tour for March took us all the way to the 34th floor of First Canadian Place, and the location of Bennett Jones LLP Library and Information Services Department. The student group had the chance to sit and chat with Jane Freeman (Library Supervisor, Toronto), Christine DeLuca (Law Librarian/Intelligence Analyst), Zena Applebaum (Manager, Intelligence and … More Three Tips for Students Interested in Law Librarianship
If so, the SLA-TSG has some interesting information for you! We recently went on a tour of the St. Michael’s Health Sciences Library on February 7, 2012 and had a fantastic time learning more about the library’s mission, goals, and objectives. The library serves an integral role in helping with the research of students and … More Tour Recap: St. Michael’s Health Sciences Library
Last week, the SLA-TSG hosted a tour of the Robarts Library Media Commons and Cold Storage Facility. While the Media Commons and its holdings are open to the public, to researchers, students, and faculty, the Cold Storage Facility is restricted to Media Commons staff. Apart from those who work at the Media Commons and/or have … More Tour Recap: Media Commons Lecture & Cold Storage Tour
On Friday, Sept.19th, I had the great pleasure of escorting 24 excited students to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. We were treated to a fabulous, extended discussion of the library’s history, a Q&A of “what defines a rare book”, and an introduction to some of the Fisher’s most precious holdings by P.J. Carefoote, Medieval … More Tour Recap: Fisher Library