Tuesday May 24, 2016




The Heritage of Africa map is one of the most heavily used maps in MADGIC's collection. Part of a permanent display on Africa, located on the 1st floor of the library, this map includes information on African culture and languages.

National Geographic originally published this map in 1971 and has now made both sides of the map available online:

Heritage of Africa

Ethnolinguistic map of the Peoples of Africa

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

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New to the collection: Government information on Human Rights, published by the European Union.

1. EU action plan on human rights and democracy

2. Protection against discrimination on grounds of sexual exploitation, gender identity, and sex characteristics in the EU

3. New risks and trends in the safety and health of women at work

4. Research on migration

5. Violence against children with disabilities

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Friday May 20, 2016



The venues hosting the 30 teams in Major League Baseball (MLB) each have their own unique menu item.

This interactive map takes a look at choice food found at each location.

For example, at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, where the Blue Jays play, the Muddy Market serves up amazing BBQ chicken nachos.

(Source: Entertain Maps)

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