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Today is Truth and Reconciliation Day, also known as Orange Shirt Day, a federal holiday since 2021. This day marks the violent history of the residential school system and its ongoing impacts on Indigenous peoples across Canada.

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Today's Library FAQ: What makes an article "peer-reviewed"?

Answer: An article is "peer-reviewed" when it is reviewed by experts in the field (peers of the author) prior to publication. #acadialibrary @AcadiaU

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(1/2) Ahead of Truth and Reconciliation Day on Sept 30th, we are highlighting some @AcadiaU Library materials that promote reconciliation and Indigenous sovereignty.

This Place: 150 Years Retold is a graphic novel anthology of stories by Indigenous authors and illustrators...

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Today's Friday FAQ: What's a call number?

Answer: Think of a call number as a book's address in the library.

Each book has a unique call number, labelled on its spine. For example, the call number for Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq is: PR9199.4 .T243 S655 2019 #acadialibrary

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Library Hours

Access Desk and the Building

This week...

Sunday October 2 Closed
Monday October 3 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday October 4 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday October 5 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday October 6 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday October 7 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday October 8 Closed
Sunday October 9 Closed

Research Help Desk

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday Not available

Inquiries may be directed to ref-desk@acadiau.ca.

(Excluding holidays and campus closures.)

Archives' Kirkconnell Room

Monday – Tuesday By appointment only
Wednesday Closed
Thursday – Friday By appointment only
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Please schedule your visit to the Kirkconnell Room through the following URL: https://library.acadiau.ca/archives/kr-booking.html.

Inquiries may be directed to archives@acadiau.ca.