Author Archives: Cassidy Foxcroft

About Cassidy Foxcroft

TALint (Toronto Academic Libraries Intern) at the OISE Library | Master of Information (LIS & ARM), 2018 | University of Toronto

150 Years of Canadian History Textbooks

This month we’re showcasing Canadian history textbooks across the years! On display inside the glass table on the ground floor of the library, you will find a selection of textbooks from nearly every decade since 1867. In early Ontario schools, … Continue reading

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Looking at 150 years of Canada

It’s July, and Canada is officially 150 years old. This month’s seasonal display is all about Canada – showcasing both books that celebrate Canada as a country as well as books that look critically at Canada. Canadian history is a … Continue reading

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A Century of Ontario Normal School Yearbooks

With many of our students convocating this month, check out the glass display table on the ground floor of the OISE Library for a selection of historical yearbooks from Ontario Normal Schools! The Ontario Historical Education Collection has yearbooks from … Continue reading

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Featured Activity Kit: Prism Set

Learning about physics may seem daunting at first, but activity kits such as this Prism Set can make concepts as clear as the glass in these prisms! The Prism Set contains four 6″ equilateral prisms. These prisms are excellent tools … Continue reading

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Empire Day and Commonwealth Day in Ontario Schools

On display in the glass table this month is a selection of colonial booklets and programmes used in Ontario schools for Empire Day and Commonwealth Day ceremonies. Empire Day was first celebrated in Ontario on May 23, 1899. By design, … Continue reading

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