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We're having an Open House!

Don't know what CAT stands for? Not sure what the Writing Centre does? Then join us this Thursday, September 30 from 1:00-3:00 for the very first Global Learning Commons Open House!

This will be a chance for members of the Saint Mary's community to find out more about the wide variety of services offered in the Atrium. Representatives from the Patrick Power Library, CAT, CAID, ITSS and the Writing Centre will be on hand to talk about the academic and administrative support we provide to students, faculty and staff.

Coffee (and tea) and cake will be served! Hope to see you on Thursday.

p.s. There's also a contest for you to enter: how many books in the Library? The closest guess wins a $50 Aramark gift card. Drop by for a ballot.

How Was Your Summer?

Amazing? Dismal? Full of wonderful memories? Or filled with too many "I wish they had never invented Facebook?" kinds of memories? Too short (they all are)? Technically, summer still has a few weeks to run but students know it's over, no matter how warm the weather. September means just one thing and it has for most of your life.

So you're back in school (for your first year at Saint Mary's, or your second, or third, or fourth...). At least you've got company - students, faculty, staff - we're all in this together. And we all want the same thing: everyone to get nothing but "A's". Which, of course, you'll never get if you don't use...

The library is, as always, here to help. We've got all the resources, technology and expertise you could possibly want. All you have to do is drop by and ask. Or use our web site. You'll find out about our 400,000 books, our growing number of e-books, the 1000's of journals you ca…