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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.

HIGHLIGHT: Visualization Studio - Taylor Family Digital Library

Biologists examining sub-cellular details. Urban planners able to pinpoint sewer grates in a map of a giant neighbourhood. Astronomers analyzing deep-space telescopic imagery. The Visualization Studio, which opened in 2012, features the highest resolution screen of its kind in Canada—34.5 million pixels—and allows researchers to see details that would be impossible with a desktop monitor or standard projector. The studio also includes an interactive touch table and surround sound.

'Dutch War Brides', and 'The Maple Leaf and the Tulip' open at the Founders' Gallery

May 5 is Dutch Liberation Day and this year is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland during the Second World War, in which Canada was key.

Tri-Agency Open Access Policy

Research Services, along with Libraries and Cultural Resources, will host information sessions this month to support University of Calgary researchers on compliance with Canada's new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy.

Author of University of Calgary Press book awarded prestigious Canada Prize

Dominique Perron, a recently retired associate professor in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish, has won a prestigious 2015 Canada Prize for her stereotype-defying French language book on Alberta’s oil industry, L’Alberta autophage: identités, mythes et discours du pétrole dans l’Ouest canadien

Study support, health and wellness at the Taylor Family Digital Library

Wellness activities involving stress-relief balls, origami, and Wii were all a part of W2RAP Up, an event that took place in the Taylor Family Digital Library on April 7 and 8.

Technology fine-tunes geoscience students' spatial skills

Touch-table technology in the library is being put to the test as a tool for honing the spatial and visualization skills of geoscience students.

CTV Calgary: Exploring inner workings of retro video games

John Aycock, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, pictured here with Dylan Tetrault, Consultant, Digital Media Commons, in the Visualization Studio in the Taylor Family Digital Library.

Remembering the Brentwood tragedy

Memory page available for those wishing to share their thoughts and reflect on anniversary of tragic loss of five young people

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