News

Faculty: nominate your student for the Library Undergraduate Research Award

Feb 15, 2017 -

The Library will once again be offering awards to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional use of library resources as part of their regular coursework. Four awards are available:

Primo catalogue update scheduled for Feb. 20

Feb 15, 2017 -

Laurier and its TriUniversity Group partners will be updating the Primo catalogue software on Monday, Feb. 20 between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon. This will result in Primo being unavailable for periods of time within this brief window.

While Primo is unavailable during this maintenance window, the TRELLIS catalogue will be available, as will holds, recalls, renewals, and account access. If you are looking for access to electronic journals, please see our list of databases.

Reading Week at the Library

Feb 15, 2017 -

During Reading Week, the Library at the Waterloo campus, the Learning Commons at Brantford, and the Social Work Library will be open regular hours. Feel free to drop in, or make an appointment with a librarian.

Click here for regular hours and/or click here to make an appointment with a librarian.

Langen Gallery closed for installation Feb 13-17

Feb 6, 2017 -

The Robert Langen Art Gallery will be closed from February 13-17 for installation work.

Introducing desktop delivery of articles (RACER)

Feb 1, 2017 -

The Library’s Interlibrary Loan unit has implemented a new service for delivering interlibrary loan documents using a cloud-based desktop delivery system called Article Exchange.

Temporary Social Work Library now open in Room FSW-002

Jan 26, 2017 -

Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work Library has been temporarily moved to a new location following repeated water leakage in its regular space in early January, 2017.

Faculty members: book a class now

Jan 24, 2017 -

Winter term has begun, but there is still time to book a library instruction session for your class. We have librarians ready to work with faculty in every discipline to meet your needs.

Laurier Library appoints Scott Gillies to role of Associate University Librarian

Dec 7, 2016 -

Scott Gillies has been appointed to the role of Associate University Librarian at the Wilfrid Laurier University Library for a term of five years commencing Feb. 1, 2017.

Attention faculty: submit course readings for Winter 2017

Nov 22, 2016 -

Beat the rush! Submit reserve readings soon to allow time for materials to be processed and ready for students to use in the Winter Term.

Use Ares to submit your course reading selections. Why use Ares? Ares Course Reserves allows for:

Laurier Archives launches new online search tool

Oct 17, 2016 -
The Laurier Archives is pleased to announce the launch of a new search tool that will make it easier for users to find records in the Archives’ vast collection of original documents. No more reading through long PDF finding aids!

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