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December 2012, Volume 2, No. 4
New Books on Pinterest; Welcome Dan Davies - Programming and Information Management Archivist for a one year term; Library Instruction Program; Early History of the College Avenue Campus; Teaching and Learning Award Opportunities - Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; Upcoming CTL Workshops - "Open Education Resources" and "Instructional Resources for Blended Learning"; Information Matters - electronic document management systems (EDMS); Library Opens Earlier on Weekdays; Featured Database - ArtStor; Sherlock Holmes Event - December 18, 2012; Contact Us.
November 2012, Volume 2, No. 3
Data Fair! Attend, Learn, Win! - GIS & Data Expo on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012; New @FNUniv Library - Dr. Brendan Edwards; Upcoming CTL Workshops - "Postsecondary Teaching and Learning in China: A Faculty Perspective", "Teaching Dossier Workshop", "Learn to Use Prezi for Dynamic Presentations", "Turnitin Webinar and Training"; 6 word Library Story Contest - the 3 winners; Chengdu University of Technology - Visit on October 15, 2012; Information Matters - 5 new records classification and retention schedules; Library Opens Earlier on Weekdays - Effective October 15, 2012; More Archival Photographs on Flickr - Regina College in the early 1920s. oURspace upgrade - October 12, 2012. Featured Database - First World War: Personal Experiences; Contact Us.
October 2012, Volume 2, No. 2
Library Instruction Program; Student Group Study Rooms Online Booking - http://uregina.libcal.com; Information Matters - Who is responsible for records & information management at the University?; Facilitating International Student Success . A Workshop Series - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Beyond the Book Lecture Series 2012-13 - "Open Access Week 2012", "Introduction to French Science Fiction and Fantasy writers", "Furry and Feathered bats: Myths mysteries and mushrooms"; Upcoming CTL Workshops - "Improving Students' Critical Reading", "Improving Students' Writing Skills", "Copyright Online"; Featured Database: Nineteenth Century Collections Online; Contact Us.
September 2012, Volume 2, No. 1
iPad Uses in the Classroom - September 27, 2012; Turnitin; Library Instruction Program; Information Matters; Featured Database: PressDisplay; Teaching Development Days - September 17-20, 2012; Archives and Social Media; Copyright Online - September 12, 2012; New Room Names; Field School - A Student Perspective - September 24, 2012; President's Teaching and Learning Scholars Program; ISSOTL .12 Conference - Hamilton, Ontario - October 25-27, 2012; Contact Us.
August 2012, Volume 1, No. 12
Teaching Innovation Projects Journal - Open Access journal from the Advanced Teaching Program within the Teaching Support Centre of Western University; Celebrating Success! - Michael Shires, Collection Development Librarian will chair the COPPUL Collections Committee for a 2 year term; 2013 CHLA Conference (Canadian Health Libraries Association) - May 22th - 25th, 2013 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Information Matters - Twenty-one Schedules Approved; Copyright Update - Changes to the Copyright Act (Bill C-11 the Copyright Modernization Act); 3rd Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - November 8th - 10th, 2012 in Banff, Alberta; University of Regina Library Strategic Plan Summary: 2011; COHERE 2012 (Canada.s Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research) - October 18th & 19th, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta; ISSOTL '12 Conference - October 25-27th, 2012 in Hamilton, Ontario; Featured Database - Dance in Video; EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference - November 6th . 9th, 2012 Denver, Colorado; Contact Us.
July 2012, Volume 1, No. 11
Centre for Teaching and Learning Graduate Teaching Award and Graduate Teaching Assistant Award recipients for 2012; Archives and Special Collections - Visit our Archival Digital Resources; Featured Database: Lexis Nexis - Quick Law; Centre for Teaching and Learning - First Nations and Métis Students: A Faculty Guide is online; Ask a Copyright Officer! - "Can I post a PDF copy of a journal article to the University's course management system?"; Celebrating Success - Barbara Nelke has been invited to present at the Tenth International Conference on the Book; Spatial and Numeric Data Services - SimplyMap Canada web-based mapping application now available; Contact Us.
June 2012, Volume 1, No. 10
Dr. John Archer Library Award Recipient for 2011-12 is John Mailhot; ISSOTL .12 Conference in Hamilton, Ontario - October 25-27th, 2012; Featured database: Classical Scores Library: Volume 2; Information Matters - "Why should records and information management matter to you?"; Ask a Copyright Officer! - "How can I make readings available to my class?"; Archives and Special Collections: Oral history project - The Regina College Experience: 1945 to 1965; Welcome Titus Olowokudeio - Spatial And Numeric Data Services (SANDS) GIS Specialist; Saskatchewan Library Association's (SLA) 2012-13 Board of Directors includes 4 members from the Dr. John Archer Library; Contact Us.
Ask a Copyright Officer! - "What type of materials can I place on Library Course Reserve?"; Strengthening Student Success - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Featured Database: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses; Information Matters - Meet the University Records and Information Management Committee; Working Together to Promote First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Success - A Workshop; Copyright Online - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Primary Sources on the Environmental Movement - Archives and Special Collections; Gillian Nowlan - Recipient of the 2012 CLA Emerging Leader Award; Contact Us.
April 2012, Volume 1, No. 8
Ask a Copyright Officer! - "Can I make multiple copies of a journal article to hand out to my students in class?"; RSS Feeds, Blogs and Comments, oh my! - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Featured Database: World Bank's eLibrary; Information Matters - "How are records schedules developed?"; iPad and Sony Reader Pilot Project has Launched!; Recent Acquisitions: Ken Mitchell Archives; Turnitin - Centre for Teaching and Learning; The Centre for Teaching and Learning Blog!; Contact Us.
March 2012, Volume 1, No. 7
Ask a Copyright Officer! - "Can I play music in class?"; Recent Acquisitions: Ted Godwin Archives; Featured Database: Birds of North America online; Information Matters - "What is a records schedule?"; Using WordPress - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Learn How to Use Prezi for Dynamic Presentations!; Teaching Innovations: The Innovation Show!; Key Priorities 2012 - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Contact Us.
February 2012, Volume 1, No. 6
Ask a Copyright Officer! - "Where can I find public domain sheet music?"; Featured Database: AccessMedicine; Information Matters; Presidents Advisory Committee on Art (PACA); Did you know? - Faculty Development Opportunity at the University of Prince Edward Island; Copyright Online - Kirsten Hansen and Christina Winter; Social Media and Teaching - Kirsten Hansen; Archer by the Numbers, 2011; Recent Acquisitions: Kate Davis Archives; MLA & APA Citation Style Sessions; New Library Award for Undergraduate Students; Contact Us.
January 2012, Volume 1, No. 5
Ask a Copyright Officer!; Featured Database: Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace, and Protest; 2012-2013 President's Teaching and Learning Scholars Announced; Information Matters; Library Renovations; ePortfolios - Centre for Teaching and Learning; Learn How to Use Prezi for Dynamic Presentations!; Contact Us.
December 2011, Volume 1, No. 4
Text a Librarian - Mobile Information Resource, Featured Database: First World War: Personal Experiences, Teaching Preparation Centre, Internationalization of the UofR - Implications for Inclusive Pedagogical and Institutional Practices, 2011 Centennial Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, SANDS (Spatial and Numeric Data Services) Speaks, Information Matters - Information Management at the University, Blended Learning - COHERE (Canada's Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research) meeting, Library Renovations, Library Instruction Program - Subject Liaison Librarians, Arrival of Copyright Officer: Christina Winter, Open Access Week at the Library - Presentations: "Open Access: What Is It?" and "The Open Access Authors Fund at the University Of Calgary: History and Evaluation".
November 2011, Volume 1, No. 3
Arrival of the new Copyright Officer, Featured Database, Beyond the Book Lecture Series, Walter Raff Endowment, Library Renovations, Liaison Librarian: Nursing, Voyager Upgrade, Media Space, New e-Learning Coordinator, GIS & Data Expo.
October 2011, Volume 1, No. 2
Open Access Week 2011, Featured Database, Beyond the Book Lecture Series, Library Renovations, Library Laptop Loans, Archives and Social Media, Tactile Desires: The Work of Jack Sures, GIS & Data Expo, Collecting Library Feedback, Academic Integrity Awareness Week.
September 2011, Volume 1, No. 1
This is the first issue of @Archer which is a monthly newsletter for the Archer Library, University Archives and the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL). In this issue we are covering various events and dates to keep in mind during the upcoming semester, information on library renovations, the new library award and many more!