Workshop: Searching Health Sciences Databases

Hey everybody! On Tuesday, November 24, SLA will be hosting an hour-long workshop with Melissa Helwig and Robin Parker. This workshop will be a crash course for those interested in learning more about effectively searching specific Health Sciences Literature and Information Sources.

  • When: November 24th @ 12 – 1pm
  • Where: Room 4001 in Rowe

We look forward to seeing you there!


Workshop: Law and Medicine Report and Slides


SLA was thrilled to host a workshop today on searching Law and Medical databases. Paul McKenna, Robin Parker, and Melissa Helwig gave us a crash course with resources like CanLII and PubMed.


We’ve been provided with the slides from their presentations, so whether you missed the session or need refreshing on the different types of legal resources to use, you can download them from here:
Medicine: Tips Tricks in Health Sciences

Law: Searching Legal Databases 101

Workshop: Medical and Legal Searching

Hey all you SIMsters! On Friday, November 14th, SLA will be hosting an hour long workshop with Dr. Paul McKenna (Law), and Robin Parker and Melissa Helwig (Medicine). The workshop will focus on h0w to do effective medical and legal searches.

  • When: November 14th @ 11:30am
  • Where: Room 4001 in Rowe

We look forward to seeing you there.

Zine Making @ the New Plan B Zine Library

Posted by Nicole B., March 06, 2014

On Wednesday the SLA organized a Zine Making Workshop at the new Roberts Street Social Centre location at Plan B on Gottingen street. SIM students learned about what a zine is all about and how to make one. Then they made a collaborative zine titled: “Library School Confidential!” Thanks to everyone to particpated. We can’t wait to see the zine when it’s finished!