Why MADGIC is your friend

What's a MADGIC?  It's an acronym which stands for Maps, Data, and Government Information Centre.  The department is located on the first floor of the Library (that is, one floor down from the main level).  Many of the materials in their collection are important to Women's and Gender Studies. Two important reasons come to mind: … Continue reading Why MADGIC is your friend

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Use it, don’t lose it

The word is beginning to trickle out about the heavy budget reduction that the libraries at the University of Ottawa are experiencing.  For any librarian this is heartbreaking.  For a student or researcher, this is a cause for concern.  It is a common refrain across the Canadian higher education landscape. We at Carleton have fared better … Continue reading Use it, don’t lose it

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

  To honour the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a few recent resources from the Library's collection on LGBTQ issues in Canada: The co$t of homophobia : literature review on the economic impact of homophobia on Canada Envisioning LGBT refugee rights in Canada : is Canada a safe haven? Envisioning LGBT refugee rights in … Continue reading International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia