Resources and Services
The Reader’s Digest Resource Centre maintains resources particular to the program including:
- Current Periodicals with back issues (time frame varies by publication)
- Book Collection (Current & Classic)
- Journalism & Communication Theses
- Master’s & Honours Research Projects
- Media Directories
- Reference Texts
Lending Policy All materials must remain in the Resource Centre at all times.
Some of the special collections include:
- Dunton Memorial Communication Research Collections (History of the CBC from 1922-2004 including clippings, biographies, subjects and programs)
- The McBride Commission Papers of International Communication (A Contribution to the Debate on the New Information and Communication Order – “Collection Zimmerman” 1992)
- Canadian Communication Association Archive
- Hurley Burley Collection (“Hurley Burley, A time at the Globe” – drafts, edited and final manuscript of Richard Doyle’s account of his career as editor of the Globe and Mail)
- The Valour and the Horror (CBC Television Documentary series 1992-1993, briefs to the Senate Committee, book excerpts, articles correspondence and clippings)
These archives have been highly valued for faculty and graduate student research.
A Relaxed Atmosphere
The Resource Centre provides students of the School of Journalism and Communication with:
- A relaxed, collegial study space
- Privacy cubicles
- Wireless Internet access
- Three conference rooms equipped with monitors and white boards to conduct focus groups, interviews, meet with group project members, instructors or teaching assistants and to organize study groups and/or School Society meetings.
- Forum for showcasing student work (class projects, published articles) and short term exhibits.
- Course Reserves