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How should we imagine the future?

Studio C artist-in-residence Skye Louis hosts an engaging workshop in the Maker Studio that will challenge participants to be curious and explore ideas related to how we imagine and depict the future, and what that means for racialized people. Guests will also have an opportunity to try out screen printing. Register today!

Decolonizing the future with Skye Louis workshop graphic

Share your thoughts on the Library at the next SLAC meeting

Students have opinions on the Library that we want to hear. The Student Library Advisory Council (SLAC) meetings are a chance for students to drop in and share what's working and what needs to be changed to best serve the MRU student community.

Student Library Advisory Council meeting poster

Design and create with Illustrator and the laser cutter

Create a stand for your smartphone that has a personal touch! Sign up for a workshop that will walk participants through the process of designing in Adobe Illustrator, then processing the creation on the laser cutter. It's the perfect opportunity to learn how to use one of the most popular tools in the Maker Studio. Register today.

Graphic promoting an upcoming workshop that will allow participants to create a phone stand with the laser cutter

Open Access Week: Find out why open access matters

Join us in the Ideas Lounge on October 24 for a screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship—a documentary that argues the need for open access and explores the profit of large academic publishers. This is an opportunity to learn how open access works. Library Faculty will be available to answer questions on this distribution model. 

Graphic promoting the screening of Paywall in the Ideas Lounge

VR, AR, MR, Oh My!

Explore Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) and learn about the newly opened Experience Lab (EL1355) on the main floor, available Library services, headsets, 360 cameras, types of content, and how to integrate it into your classes and research.

Graphic promoting the upcoming VR, AR, MR, Oh My! workshop

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