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  • The Library will be open 9am - 2pm only on Wednesday, May 23, due to a staff event in the afternoon.

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  • The Library will be closed on Friday, March 30, for Good Friday, and Monday, April 2 for Easter Monday. The Library will be open on Saturday and Sunday as usual.

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  • The Library will be closed on Monday, February 12 for Family Day.

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  • Happy new year! The Library will be open 9am - 5pm on January 3 - 5, and will be closed on January 6 + 7. Regular spring hours will begin on Monday, January 8.

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  • Library
    Dec. 11 - 14

    The Emily Carr University Core Interdisclipinary Studio FNDT-165-F001 class & instructor invite YOU to Object & Nest!

    Opening reception
    Dec 11, 1:30 - 3:45pm
    Free snacks & tea
    Open to the public during library hours

    Closing reception
    Dec 14, 1pm - 4pm

  • Starting December 1st and running until the last day the University is open the library will be accepting canned food to pay for overdue fines. One can of food equals $2. Maximum fines waived $20. All donations will go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society.

  • Library, 1st Floor
    November 27 - December 4, 2017

    I’m an avid follower of the news, and sometimes you just can’t take anymore war, any more disasters, and you want to remind yourself there’s beauty in the world. - Alexander McQueen

    2017 as of now is at the epitome of upheaval with individuals asking “How can this get any worse?" Only for it to get worse. The election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States of America, the bubonic plague in Madagascar, a dramatic increase in mass shootings, claimed acts of terrorism, public re-emergence of the Alt-Right, ongoing threat of nuclear war and environmental concerns surpassing the point of reconciliation; many individuals feel as if the world is coming to an end.

  • Room C3255
    November 29, 2017, 11:30am - 1pm

    Information Sessions on Data Management and Research Ethics - for All Researchers (Faculty, Students, or Staff)

    11:30 – 11:50am, Data Management Standards + Resources
    Carly Diab, Collections, Reference + Instruction Librarian

    11:50am – 12:10pm, Research Ethics & Sensitive Research Data
    Lois Klassen, Coordinator Research Ethics Board

    12:10 – 12:30, discussion

    12:30 – 1pm, Optional Research Ethics Application Clinic

  • Artists' Books Room
    November 14 - 29, 2017

    'soft logic library' is an immersive bibliographic installation displaying the research of Jourdan Tymkow's long term 'soft logic' projects that will culminate into a written project. 'soft logic' is a research and material practice questioning the possibilities for alternative clothing practices on both individual and systemic levels. The installation will feature videos, books, interviews, and artifacts that feature feminist speculative theorists and biologists, poets and activists, fashion scholars and academics, musicians and artists. What possibilities do clothing inventions have to disrupt the fashion system, and consequently, social systems?

  • The Library will be closed on Monday, October 9, for Thanksgiving.

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