Friday, February 17, 2012

We Are Open During Reading Week!

We are closed on Monday, February 20th for the Family Day holiday.
Our regular hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, February 21st.

We realize that you might be very busy studying and preparing papers during the Reading Week break but if you have a little extra time you may be interested in reading some our popular fiction and paperbacks. Here are the top 10 most popular fiction books in our collection:

1. Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World by Bryan Lee O'Malley
3. Storm Front by Jim Butcher
4. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
5. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
6. Fables: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
7. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
8. The Walking Dead: Too Far Gone by Robert Kirkman
9. Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
10. The Founding by Dan Abnett

Come in and check out this fantastic collection. You can also suggestion a new title if you like, just click on the “Suggest a new title” tab on our homepage.

Have Your Say Student Survey!

Student Survey
February 27th – March 11th

This is your chance to tell us how to improve the Library. Your feedback is a really important part of our planning process.

Filling out the library survey is easy and it will only take a few minutes.

All you need to do is click on the Student Survey link on our homepage.

Complete the survey before March 11th and you could win one of these fantastic prizes:

First Prize: Acer Iconia A500 16GB Tablet
with Wi-Fi

Second Prize: Kobo E-Reader – 6” e-ink touch screen wireless reader

Third Prize: A2200 Canon Digital Camera- 14.1 Megapixels

Make a difference in your Library!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Photojournalism 2012 Contest Winners!

Spectacular photographs taken by 2nd year photojournalism students for the Photojournalism 2012 Exhibit are currently on display in the Library until February 24.

We are very pleased to announce this year’s winners of the best photographer and photograph contest.

The winner of the Best Photographer was Justin Parsons. He received a $300 Vistek Gift Card.

The winner of the Best Photograph was #100. It was taken by Nicole Santerre. She received a $150 Gift Card courtesy of the Camera Store and $150 Best Buy Gift Card.

We would also like to thank the following people for their help in making this event such a huge success:

• Rand Ayres, the ICT Dean

• Frank Shufletoski, for his hard work and dedication

• All of the students who participated and produced such outstanding photographic works of art.

And last, but not least … our wonderful corporate sponsors:

•Bill Bishop from Vistek

•Peter Jeune and Julian Ferreira from the Camera Store

We appreciate everyone who contributed to and supported this fantastic event!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Canada Post Celebrates John Ware!

The Calgary Herald (February 2, 2012) published an article about Canada Post recognizing John Ware.

Canada Post is acknowledging the contributions that pioneer rancher, John Ware, made to our Canadian heritage with commemorative stamp.

February is Black History Month in Canada and this stamp has been issued as part of this celebration. It also coincides with the Calgary Stampede’s 100th Anniversary this year. Although John Ware died in 1905, before the Calgary Stampede was established, he competed as a steer wrestler in 1893 and helped create many of the rodeo maneuvers that became a fundamental part of the Calgary Stampede. His accomplishments as a cowboy and rancher are an important part in our history on a local, provincial and national level.

Here at SAIT, our John Ware building is currently home to:

4 Nines Dining Centre
Food Services Main Office
Highwood Dining Room
The Market Place
School of Hospitality and Tourism, Main Office

It is wonderful to see John Ware receive this distinguished honour.

Friday, February 3, 2012

10th Annual Photojournalism Exhibition

The 10th Annual Photojournalism Exhibition is being presented in the SAIT Library!

Photographs taken by 2nd year Photojournalism students will be on display from February 2 to February 24, 2012. This annual event provides these students an opportunity to showcase their incredible talent.

Come see these spectacular photographic compositions. Vote for your favorite photograph and photographer! Winners in these categories will receive prizes from our corporate partners and the SAIT Library.

All ballots must be cast before 12 noon on February 8, 2012.