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Calling all grad students: On-campus interdisciplinary conference

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The Department of History at Carleton University is excited to announce the Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium, for its 25th consecutive year. We invite you to join us on March 7-8, 2019, when we will be recognizing a quarter-century of continued academic excellence and dedication to graduate student research with our conference: Ripples. This year’s theme “Ripples” traces the paths of the stories that we study. 

Ripples speak to both the consequences that follow historical events, and consequences of the interventions made by those writing about them. They show the persistence of stories demanding to be told, and how they push against other disciplines. They ask the historian to reflect on the consequences of producing their own work, and the distortions within those histories. Themes and topics relating to Ripples could include (but are not limited to) the following: 

- Memory Studies 
- Activist histories 
- Generational/ident…

Collection highlight: No ejournal updates

As of January 3, 2019, we (i.e., staff in the MacOdrum Library) will not update the holding information for ejournals in the catalogue. This change is a result of the work being done to prepare for our migration to Collaborative Futures in December 2019.

[As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, Collaborative Futures is a province-wide project designed to create a shared library services platform. Want to see what this platform might look like? Do a basic search in the SFU catalogue.] Good news: You can find up-to-date holdings information for any ejournal title using the eJournalslink on the Library home page under the Summon box or via the menu: Find > Journals > Search or browse online journals. Existing information for ejournals will remain in place in the catalogue. Because most current ejournal holdings are listed with a start date and no end date, the information in the catalogue will be accurate unless our subscription to the journal ends. This change only impacts ejournal…