Dear Parents / Guardians,

Just a reminder that the Toronto Reference Library – On-line periodical and journal research workshop field trip is tomorrow (October 12th).

Purpose of the excursion:  Students will participate in a workshop presented by the manager of periodicals regarding the on-line collection of journals and periodicals.  Students will learn how to formulate research questions, how to navigate on-line systems in searching for articles in journals and how to work with library staff when using the system for research.  This is a mandatory excursion for all senior courses.

Requirements for Participants

Requirements for library card:

o       One piece of photo identification (health card, drivers license); and

o       One piece of identification with student’s name and address (bank statement, report card or other school document, mobile phone bill)

Activity Cost: No fee

Clothing and equipment: Comfortable and weather-appropriate clothes and shoes

Permission forms were handed out last week, which require your signature prior to their participation.  You may also email your permission directly to the school to

Should you have any questions about the field trip, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the Academy.

Have a great long weekend!  Happy Thanksgiving!

Oct. 9th, 2010 – Reference Library Field Trip