Congratulations are in order for three students who successfully defended their thesis work in quick succession this month. Brief details are provided below.
The HT Coutts Education and Physical Education Library in connection with the University of Alberta's Faculty of Education has piloted a reading project "On the Same Page" for the 2014-2015 academic year. On the Same Page in an opportunity to generate conversation throughout the Faculty of Education about a piece of contemporary Canadian fiction. This year's selection is Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese. The Coutts Library will be hosting several book clubs and we are currently working on an author talk and other events to explore and discuss the critically acclaimed book Indian Horse. For more information please visit the LibGuide at: http://guides.library.ualberta.ca/OntheSamePage
The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is proud to announce that this October we will be hosting SLIS Distinguished Scholar Dr. Samuel E. Trosow from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Trosow is jointly appointed to the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Information and Media Studies, and is a leading scholar in the areas of information policy, librarianship and digital media with a specific focus on intellectual property rights in Canada. He is the co-author of Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide, which is now in its second edition. Dr. Trosow is also actively involved in the Graphics, Animation and New Media (GRAND) Networks of Centres of Exellence (NCE), where he leads the Citizenship research theme.