How do the history of Canada and the history of beer intersect? Dive deep into Labatt’s corporate archives with this interactive virtual exhibit that explores 170 years of history.

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Labatt Brewer's Retail store circa 1930

The Labatt Virtual Exhibit: Celebrating Culture and Collaboration

How do the history of Canada and the history of beer intersect? Dive deep into Labatt’s corporate archives with this interactive virtual exhibit that explores 170 years of history.

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Catherine Steeves, Western Libraries' Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian

Message from Catherine Steeves

Catherine Steeves, Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian, welcomes you to our first edition of this newsletter.

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Western Libraries in a Post-Truth World

Charges of "fake news" abound. How is Western Libraries addressing this challenge?

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Map of London Ontario 1915

Mapping Our History

Explore Ontario’s cartographic history through this unique digital resource created by a collaborative team.

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Kim McPhee

Spotlight On: Kim McPhee

Get to know Kim McPhee, Teaching and Learning Librarian, what she loves about her job, and her latest achievements.

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Newly renovated Access Lab and Taylor Library

Creating User-Centred Spaces

Join us in celebrating recently enhanced spaces at Western Libraries: the Linda and Walter Zimmerman Access Lab and the Allyn & Betty Taylor Library.

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Saying "Yes" to the "No" List - Our users tells us what they want every day, but are we listening?

Open in Order to... - Find out why Western Libraries champions Open Access and the transformation of scholarly communication.

Upcoming Events

JJ Talman Lecture: Viola Davis - Her historic challenge to race segregation in Canada and her appearance on our $10 banknote, by Professor Constance Backhouse 
December 7, 2017, 9:15am - 10:30am
Great Hall. Somerville House

Bacon Sherman and Bucke: The untold story
October 1 - December 8, 2017
The John A. Schweitzer Gallery, Archives and Research Collections Centre

18th-Century Treasures from the Music Library Special Collections
October 20 - December 22, 2017
The John A. Schweitzer Gallery, Archives and Research Collections Centre

Sir Frederick G. Banting 
November 2017
Display cases, main floor, The D.B. Weldon Library

Commemoration of the Holodomor: Ukrainian Famine/genocide 1932-1933
November 16 - 30, 2017
Display cases, main floor, The D.B. Weldon Library

Canada and the Two World Wars 
December 2017
Display cases, main floor, The D.B. Weldon Library

SASAH Concert: Chamber Music
January 24, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The D.B. Weldon Library Atrium

GIVING TO WESTERN LIBRARIES

To make a gift, please visit giving.westernu.ca or contact:
Julie Ryan
Development Officer
Western Libraries, Western University
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room M5
London, ON N6A 3K7
519-661-2111 x88078
jryan63@uwo.ca

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