From the Archives: March 1978 

Take a trip down memory lane with us! The following is an update from the Learning Resources Centre, dated March 1978.  

Computer-based searches for materials are on the rise and efforts are being made to increase our access to these through cooperative agreements with the Edmonton Public Library.   

Services on Jasper Place have upgraded to include a record collection for faculty, a record player, a sound duplication module, and better quality tape recorders.   

Cromdale Campus is now receiving a wide selection of national newspapers, and some international ones thanks to a new agreement with Mike’s News Stand. This campus is also handling the lending system for off-campus materials associated with a Continuing Education pilot project.   

Assumption Campus received their new video-tape players to augment a growing use of modularized learning programs. Available from this campus are a new collection of videotapes on metrication which should be of interest to many. (Source: 2017-12-13/61, box 3, folder 13)

For other stories from our past, visit the University Archives