Indigenous Journalism: Library Book Club

Indigenous Journalism a conversation with Kelly Boutsalis
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Journalist Kelly Boutsalis will discuss her work in arts journalism and her commitment to telling stories from Indigenous communities.

A selection of Kelly's articles that we'll discuss at the meeting:

Venue & Address: 
Teams (link to meeting to come)
Cost: 
Free

New Library E-Resource: Very Short Introductions

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:15am

Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. Titles in this collection provide scholarly overviews to a large range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.  This resource is limited to 1 simultaneous user.

Hardcover Bookbinding Workshop

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Level up your sewing, cutting and gluing skills by learning to make a simple hard cover book! If you have a special paper that you would like to use for the cover or for the interior pages, bring it with you! Paper for interiors should be cut down to letter size. Otherwise, all material is provided.

Maximum attendance is 12, first come, first served. Due to the many steps involved in this workshop, it is important to show up on time as latecomers will not be able to catch up. The workshop is open to OCAD U students and is free, including materials.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul street, level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free for OCAD U students
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LNAP Digital Zine

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 4:15pm to Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 4:15pm

The contents of this zine were created at LNAP, the Late Night Against Procrastination, on November 7th, 2019 at OCAD University.

LNAP is a late night event that provides a space for students to study and focus in a supported environment, organized by the OCAD U Writing and Learning Centre (WLC) in collaboration with various departments. Zine making was facilitated by staff from the OCAD U Library, home of the OCAD Zine Library.

Read or download the zine at: https://bit.ly/2LQmy5b 

Limited print copies are available at the Writing and Learning Centre and the Library's Learning Zone. 

Funding to produce this zine came from the Ontario Post Secondary Access and Inclusion Program (OPAIP), administered by the WLC.

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1 and Room 510
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free

SOFT-COVER BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the basics of softcover bookbinding to give your zines and publications a handmade touch! This workshop will cover folded bindings, pamphlet stitch and Japanese stab binding. If you have a special paper that you would like to use for the cover or for the interior pages, bring it with you! Otherwise, all material is provided. Maximum attendance is 12, first come, first served. The workshop is open to OCAD U students and is free, including materials.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1 Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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INTRODUCTION TO SELF PUBLISHING

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to self publishing!

 

Whether you’ve never made a zine or if you’re a seasoned self-publisher looking for more options, this workshop will help outline the possibilities of self-publishing, big and small. This introduction to self-publishing will share skills and suggestions in planning your publication, choosing a production method and setting a reasonable price for your work. Open to all current OCAD U students.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe Photoshop!

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with Photoshop (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to basic file types, tools and adjustments. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful tool of image editing!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free for current OCAD U students
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Introduction to InDesign

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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe InDesign!

 

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with InDesign (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to creating files and laying out a zine or book project. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful publishing tool!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Introduction to Self Publishing

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to self publishing!

 

Whether you’ve never made a zine or if you’re a seasoned self-publisher looking for more options, this workshop will help outline the possibilities of self-publishing, big and small. This introduction to self-publishing will share skills and suggestions in planning your publication, choosing a production method and setting a reasonable price for your work. Open to all current OCAD U students.
 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Introduction to Photoshop

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe Photoshop!

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with Photoshop (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to basic file types, tools and adjustments. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful tool of image editing!

 

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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