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January 2018

Motiv8

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
John E. Robbins Library

An all-day welcome! Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks all day! Pick up your free MOTIV8 pass: Collect Points for Prizes! FREE PIZZA AT 3:30pm! Workshop Schedule 11:00am to 11:50am Get Organized: Identify your values and priorities and make it happen 12:00pm to 12:50pm Activate your memory: Study strategies to improve your grades 1:00pm to 1:50pm Let's get started: Essay Writing 2:00pm to 2:50pm Life goals: Connecting school to your career 4:00pm to 4:50pm Life goals: Connecting school to your…

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March 2018

Long Night Against Procrastination

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Starting Wednesday, March 14th at 7:00pm and running until Thursday, March 15th at 3:00am, the Long Night Against Procrastination is a free, extended-hours event providing a safe place for students to study/write during a critical point in the semester. The event takes place in the Brandon University Library (Main & Music) and the Indigenous Peoples’ Center (IPC). The main floor of the library will be a hum of activity, while the second floor and music will be reduced-noise zones. Reference…

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October 2018

Meeting the Open Access Mandate of Funders: Getting Publications into Appropriate Homes

Monday, October 22nd, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Increasingly, funders of research are mandating that publications be made openly available. This session will highlight the ways in which research can be shared and provide you with the tools you need to identify funder policies and where you can publish openly.

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The Institutional Repository of Brandon University (IRBU)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 @ 12:40 pm - 1:05 pm
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One event on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 1:05 pm

John E. Robbins Library

The John E. Robbins Library is in the process of implementing an Institutional Repository that houses faculty, student and institutional publications as well as media and archival materials. Come see the new home for our digital assets!

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November 2018

Long Night Against Procrastination

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 @ 3:00 am
John E. Robbins Library

Starting Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00pm and running until Thursday, November 22nd at 3:00am, the Long Night Against Procrastination is a free, extended-hours event providing a safe place for students to study/write during a critical point in the semester. The event takes place in the Brandon University Library (Main & Music) and the Indigenous Peoples’ Center (IPC). The main floor of the library will be a hum of activity, while the second floor and music will be reduced-noise zones. Reference…

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January 2019

Motiv8

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John E. Robbins Library
Free
Event poster features design on left side with "MOTIV8" in large letters on right. Below large letters on right, smaller letters say Wednesday, January 23, 2019; 1pm to 7pm; Library

January can be a tough month for students. That's why we created Motiv8! We plan to spoil you with free coffee, tea, study munchies and pizza while you get school work done. Motiv8 is a come-and-go style event held in the library. BU students earn points for prizes like a $200 Visa gift card and a $75 Bookstore gift card, along with door prizes and all-day giveaways! There are many ways to earn points, from setting a study goal to…

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March 2019

Long Night Against Procrastination

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - Thursday, March 21st, 2019 @ 3:00 am
John E. Robbins Library

September 2019

Orange Shirt Day

Monday, September 30th, 2019
John E. Robbins Library
Free

Share your thoughts on the significance of Orange Shirt Day. Responses will be displayed on the pillar inside the Library entrance.

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October 2019

Tea and Coffee Alumni Social at the Music Library

Thursday, October 17th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library
Free

Enjoy one of the best views of campus, through the full-length windows of the Music Library! Gather before the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, October 17th from 5-6:30 pm for the opportunity to socialize with fellow alumni, hear recordings of BU faculty recitals and ensemble concerts, and maybe even leave with a souvenir. Coffee and tea provided.  

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Annotated Bibliographies: Help Finding Sources

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 @ 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Need to do an annotated bibliography? Come find out what that is, and how to go about completing your assignment.

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November 2019

Annotated Bibliographies: Help Finding Sources

Friday, November 8th, 2019 @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Need to do an annotated bibliography? Come find out what that is, and how to go about completing your assignment.

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Library Research Tips

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Get some great tips on how to find academic books and peer-reviewed articles through the BU Library, as well as options for how to manage your research citations.

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Library Research Tips

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
John E. Robbins Library

Get some great tips on how to find academic books and peer-reviewed articles through the BU Library, as well as options for how to manage your research citations.

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December 2019

Library Research Tips

Thursday, December 5th, 2019 @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
John E. Robbins Library

Get some great tips on how to find academic books and peer-reviewed articles through the BU Library, as well as options for how to manage your research citations.

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January 2020

Library Tour

Friday, January 3rd, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

The Library is bigger than you think -- join us for a tour!

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Motiv8

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Motiv8 is an event that is open to all students to attend and is a great opportunity to kick-start Term 2 and get things done! Bring your homework and find supports through workshops, walk-in appointments in learning, writing, and math, wellness activities, and most importantly – free food! There will be free pizza at 3:30 p.m. and free coffee, water, and snacks throughout the afternoon. Throughout the day there are opportunities to collect points for participation – with prize draws…

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Library Workshop: How to use the Library

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 @ 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Not sure where to start? Come find out about Library spaces, services, and resources!

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February 2020

Library Workshop: Tips for Successful Library Research

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 @ 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Learn how to use the Library website to find books, articles and other resources.

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Library Workshop: What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 @ 11:40 am - 12:10 pm
John E. Robbins Library

An annotated bibliography is a common university assignment, yet many students aren't sure what that is.  It sounds complicated but it really isn't! Come and get a start on your assignment.

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March 2020

Library Workshop: What is an Annotated Bibliography?

Thursday, March 12th, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
John E. Robbins Library

An annotated bibliography is a common university assignment, yet many students aren't sure what that is.  It sounds complicated but it really isn't! Come and get a start on your assignment.

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