The Toronto Metropolitan University Library & Archives (RULA) is pleased to be participating in Doors Open Toronto this Saturday & Sunday alongside our colleagues in the Student Learning Centre. Come check out our beautiful new building right at the corner of Yonge & Gould! Take a look at what we have in store for this weekend:
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm
- SLC508: History of Yonge & Gould and Ryerson on Film, 1955-1968
- SLC515: Librarian Lego, mini-golf, & book sale
- SLC516: RULA Projects and Posters
Scheduled tours of the building, Saturday and Sunday
- 10:30am – 11:15am
- 12:00pm – 12:45pm
- 1:30 pm – 1:15pm
- 3:00pm – 3:45pm
- 4:30pm – 5:15pm
Researching Big Business Without Paying a Dime
Business research is challenging – the information available is vast, complex and frequently very expensive! Learn about resources that are free to use that can help you understand an industry or investigate a company’s history. Lucina has extensive knowledge of business research and can answer questions you may have about how to expand your own knowledge of Big Business, and how to interpret the wide web of business data out there.
Digital Media Experience Lab Artist-in-Residence Nathaniel Brunt
Nathaniel Brunt is a Canadian documentarian, digital content strategist and educator based in Toronto. His work focuses on the aftermath of conflict, trauma and the social and political problems that arise during this period. A graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University’s Arts and Contemporary Studies program and the University of Kent’s War, Media and Society program, Nathaniel is currently enrolled in the Communication and Culture joint program at York and Toronto Metropolitan University where he is also a special program instructor. In March 2013 he began a long-term photographic study of the Kashmir Valley, which led to the creation of The Country Without a Post Office in July 2014. Come by SLC516 to meet Nathaniel and hear more about his work at the intersection of technology, history, and the arts.
Innovating in the Library – RULA’s Phyllis Yaffe Library Innovation Student Scholar Presents Her Work
Over the past two semesters, Ryerson Architecture student Tiffany Cheng has worked alongside the Toronto Metropolitan University Library’s Information Technology team to brainstorm and implement innovative and exciting new projects within the Library. Her projects range from implementing 3D scanning for the exhibition Remembering the Real Winnie: The World’s Most Famous Bear Turns 100 to designing new spaces for the Digital Media Experience Lab as well as the Library’s 4th Floor Archives & Special Collections Project, as well as participating in the Yourfry Library Design Challenge. Come by SLC516 to meet Tiffany and hear about her exciting work in the Ryerson Library!
* Note that all rooms are located on the 5th floor of the Student Learning Centre.