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HIGHLIGHT: 3D Printer - Digital Media Commons

From simple doodads to intricate prototypes, the 3D printer in the Digital Media Commons of the Taylor Family Digital Library provides hands-on learning of product evolution, from the design stage right through to the creation of physical objects. Members of the campus community may have objects printed on the Makerbot Replicator II. It’s a consumer-level machine with impressive precision, printing detailed objects with resolution down to one-tenth of a millimetre, approximately the width of a strand of hair.

HIGHLIGHT: George Stanley Collection and the history of the Canadian flag

Tucked away in Archives and Special Collections at the University of Calgary is a fascinating account of the story behind the Canadian flag, which turned 50 years old in February 2015. The Dr. George F. G. Stanley Collection includes both the archive and personal library of the late eminent historian who proposed the design of the Canadian flag.

2015 Teaching and Learning Grants awarded to 26 projects

The 2015 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants have been awarded to 26 groundbreaking projects that will enhance student learning experiences across campus. The grants program provides funding for instructors to develop their teaching practice and to research questions around teaching and learning.

University of Calgary explores new role of libraries in academic research

Libraries and Cultural Resources receives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead North American study of the role of next-generation libraries in enhancing multidisciplinary collaborations

James Wheeler Davidson Family papers now accessible to researchers

The James Wheeler Davidson Collection is now available to researchers in Archives and Special Collections

FALCON CAM: Watch 3 Peregrine Falcon hatchlings

3 of the 4 Peregrine Falcon eggs featured on our cam have hatched. We are waiting for the final one to hatch which should happen over the next 1-2 days.