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Can We Decolonize Open? An Open Access Week Event

Join Langara, Kwantlen, BCIT, SFU, and UBC for an exciting half-day celebration of Open Access Week (Oct 21-27, 2019). This year’s theme from SPARC is Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge. Our keynote speaker, Jessie Loyer, will explore this … Continue reading

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Open but not Free: Invisible Labour in Open Scholarship

To celebrate Open Access week (October 22-26), the Open Langara Advisory Committee is co-sponsoring a panel event discussing invisible labour in open scholarship. The event will take place during the evening of Wednesday, October 24 at SFU Harbour Centre. A … Continue reading

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More Affordable and Accessible Education: You can help

Open Education is an international movement striving to bring more affordable and accessible education to students across the globe. Langara College is the 2nd highest adopter of Open Educational Resources in British Columbia, saving our students thousands of dollars in … Continue reading

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Fair Dealing Week 2018

February 26-March 2 marks Fair Dealing Week 2018, but what is fair dealing and how does it benefit you? Fair dealing is a section of the Canadian Copyright Act, which outlines a user’s right to use short excerpts of copyright … Continue reading

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The Promises, Pitfalls, and Potential of Open Education: Robin DeRosa visits Langara on March 21

  According to a recent study, the price of college textbooks increased by an astounding 88% between 2006 and 2016. It’s no wonder that open educational resources (OER)—resources that can be freely used, shared, and adapted for teaching and learning—are … Continue reading

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Register now for media preview event May 3-4

The always excellent BC Media showcase preview event is coming up May 3-4.  This showcase is unique in that it represents a number of local, independent, and indigenous film makers, as opposed to larger companies like the BBC or PBS. Media … Continue reading

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Fair dealing is sweet!

Ever listened to a preview on iTunes? Shared a magazine article with a friend? Used an image from the web in a presentation? If you said yes, you’ve used fair dealing! February 22-26 marks Fair Dealing Week in Canada (counterpart … Continue reading

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TED2016:Dream Livestream in the Library

TED2016 is taking place in Vancouver from February 15 – 19 and you can join in on the fun from the comfort of the Langara Library. We will be streaming the entirety of the conference in L216 on the second floor … Continue reading

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Free media preview event on November 16

Do you use media in your classes? Come see what’s new from top film distributors McNabb Connolly, McIntyre Media, and CineFete, as they share their newest releases at an exclusive free preview event.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Date: Monday … Continue reading

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You’re invited! Well Red: Wine and Books at the Library

Well Red: Wine and Books at the Library Staff and Faculty Event Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:00pm – 5:00pm L216 We are throwing a party and you are invited! Come by the Library to mix and mingle, connect with your … Continue reading

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