Recent Activities

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Thanks to all who came out to our recent fabulous tour of the OCADU Dorothy H. Hoover Library! And a big thank you to the Head of Instructional Services, Daniel Payne, and to interns Sarah Butterill and Brian Joe for going above and beyond (and generously providing delicious refreshments)! The tour provided a fantastic opportunity for students and ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter members to check out this incredibly dynamic and creative learning environment, and interact with many of the unique resources available at OCADU.

 

OCADU Tour 1

Head of Instructional Services, Daniel Payne, gives us an overview of the library’s history, collecting policies and unique cataloguing practices.

OCADU Tour 3

Reference Intern, Sarah Butterill, shows tour participants one of the many beautiful artists’ books in the library’s collection

OCADU Tour 4

Tour members glance through a limited edition Alice in Wonderland monograph with illustrations by Salvador Dali–part of the library’s rare book collection.

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ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter members and students recently enjoyed a fascinating tour of the AGO Library & Archives. Participants were given a glimpse into the library’s history, collections practices, and other inner-workings and got a chance to speak with AGO librarians and archivists while perusing selections from the library’s collection of artists’ books.

Thanks to all who came out and a special thanks to Deputy Librarian Larry Pfaff and Archivist Marilyn Nazar for such a fantastic tour!

Deputy Librarian, Larry Pfaff, gives participants a fascinating overview of the library.

Deputy Librarian, Larry Pfaff, gives participants a fascinating overview of the library.

Archivist Marilyn Nazar shows tour participants selections from the library's artists' books collection.

Archivist Marilyn Nazar shows tour participants selections from the library’s artists’ books collection.

Tour participants and AGO staff mingle within the library's reading room.

Tour participants and AGO staff mingle within the library’s reading room.