University of Calgary

Grand opening of the Taylor Family Digital Library

Submitted by tdroden on Tue, 2011-10-18 13:47.

Oct. 18, 2011

What:
Grand opening of the Taylor Family Digital Library at the University of Calgary, a new state-of-the-art learning and research centre and a model for the 21st century library. An important new gathering place for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the broader Calgary community, its unique features and resources include technology that encourages experiential learning, exploration and innovative ways of creating new knowledge.

When:
Thursday, October 20, 2011
10:00 a.m. doors open
10:30 a.m. formal program begins
11:00 a.m. guided tours

Who:
Elizabeth Cannon, President, University of Calgary
Don Taylor, Taylor family representative
Premier Alison Redford, Government of Alberta
Blake Richards, MP, Government of Canada
Mayor Naheed Nenshi, City of Calgary
Franco Rizzuti, President, Graduate Students' Association

Where:
Taylor Family Digital Library on the main campus. See attached map at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/map/

Media availability:
Media are invited to attend the official opening of the Taylor Family Digital Library on Thursday, October 20, on main campus.