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Study with us

Study with us

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We call this bit of our channel the curriculum. It’s where we invite you to come and see what the greatest minds in the world have thought and why their ideas matter right now. It’s like the ideal university education compressed into a range a beautiful, useful, little films. Our curriculum is divided into 8 […]

Searching Google and Library Databases – UVic Libraries Research Help video

Searching Google and Library Databases – UVic Libraries Research Help video

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There are a lot of tools out there for doing research for school, and they all have their pros and cons. Google searches can really open up a lot of ideas and information. It can often return too much information. I’ve spent a lot of time sifting through the masses looking for material that’s actually […]

Talkin’ Books with Caitlin and Kathy: Books to help you say goodbye.

Talkin’ Books with Caitlin and Kathy: Books to help you say goodbye.

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[Caitlin:] We’re Caitlin and Kathy…. [Caitlin:] I can’t do it. I can’t. [Kathy:] I know, buddy. [Caitlin inhales, shakes off the sadness:] Okay. [Caitlin:] We’re Caitlin and Kathy…. [Caitlin:] But who even cares? [Kathy:] It’s rough. I’m feeling it too. Hi, I’m Kathy. [Caitlin:] And I’m Caitlin. [Caitlin:] And today, in an effort to stave […]

The Rise of Beer

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In 2018, 1.94 billion hectoliters of beer were produced across the globe (and for the non-metric among us, that translates into 51.25 billion gallons of beer–or many (many!) bottles of beer on the wall). A few years earlier, an American trade group called the Brewers Association, basing their early work on the contributions of the […]

Education Talks | Libraries and learning in the 21st century

Education Talks | Libraries and learning in the 21st century

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How do libraries contribute to informal and non-formal learning? At EBLIDA we made a survey on how libraries contribute to informal and non-formal learning and we found out that actually 92% of libraries in Europe provide for informal or non-formal learning and we reach about 24 million Europeans every year. So there are a lot […]

The Rare Book Room!

The Rare Book Room!

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Emily: So we are here in the rare book room with Christine. What do you do here in the library? Christine: I am the museum librarian and head of library collections here at the Field Museum. Emily: We are in a particular room in the library this isn’t what the rest of the library looks […]

LITERATURE – Goethe

LITERATURE – Goethe

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People have always had trouble pronouncing his name; if you don’t speak German it’s not at all obvious how you’re supposed to say it. A safe bet is to start with a hard G on Ger- and end with a -ter: Ger-ter. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe has often been seen as one of Europe’s big […]

Welcome to the M.Ed. Library Guide

Welcome to the M.Ed. Library Guide

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We know who you are. We know what you’re after. We’re here in the library to help. And we’ve made something for you. Welcome to your online library guide. We’ve made this specifically for students in the Master of Education program. On the Find Articles tab, access article databases and get step-by-step instructions for how […]

What Infidelity Means

What Infidelity Means

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Infidelity is commonly interpreted as close to the greatest tragedy that could befall any relationship – and as the natural, inevitable prelude to the break-up of a union. It is viewed in such dark terms because, under the philosophy of Romanticism which has dominated our understanding of love since the middle of the eighteenth century, […]

New virtual reality studio in Lister Hill Library

New virtual reality studio in Lister Hill Library

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this is our virtual reality studio in Lister Hill library it’s just a different format for the knowledge and information you would always come to the library for you’re getting it through another pathway now when I’m in this space I get to be with computers and also be with art it’s easier to remember […]