2015 Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence now on campus

Jan 26, 2015 -
Sonnet L’Abbé, the Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence for Winter 2015, will be at Laurier’s Waterloo campus from January 19 –April 11, 2015.

Library and Accessible Learning Centre implement new portal for users with print disabilities

Jan 12, 2015 -
The Laurier Library is pleased to announce its participation in the Accessible Content E-Portal (ACE), a repository of accessible format texts available to users with print disabilities.

ARES enhancement Thursday morning (completed)

Jan 8, 2015 -

On Thursday, January 8 at 8:45 a.m., the Library course readings system, ARES, will be enhanced to use the Laurier Single Sign On (SSO) authentication system. With the recent integration of the Laurier SSO with MyLearningSpace and the previous integration with the Library off-campus login system, we hope that you will have a more user-friendly experience (fewer sign-ins) with the Library and affiliated services.

The enhancement should last no more than 30 minutes, ending at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 8.

Reminder - Renew Your Term Loans

Dec 15, 2014 -

Faculty, grad students and staff are reminded to renew or return all term loan items before January 15, 2015.

Click here to renew these items by accessing your Library account through the Library web site.

Be sure to verify the renewal(s). The new due date is May 15, 2015. Please return items that are not renewed to any of the TUG Libraries.

Inquiring Minds: Volcanoes in Hawaii

Dec 12, 2014 -
Some of Hawaii’s Big Island residents are facing the threat of increased lava flow from its active southeastern volcano, Kilauea.

(Successfully completed) Off-campus login unavailable between 1 and 2 p.m. Monday

Dec 5, 2014 -
Beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, off-campus log-in to the Library will be unavailable for approximately one hour.

Library tutorial PRIMO site of the month

Dec 5, 2014 -
One of the Library’s online video tutorials, “Developing a Research Question,” has been selected as the ACRL Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) site of the month for November.

Brantford Public Library closed Monday, Dec. 1

Nov 27, 2014 -

The Brantford Public library, both branches, will be closed to the public on Monday, Dec. 1 for a Staff Development Day.

Students wishing to access study space or library resources should note that the Digital Library and Learning Commons remains open for regular hours, from 8 am to 10 pm.

For more information, please contact Laurier Librarian Irene Tencinger at, ext. 5497.

We regret the inconvenience to our users as a result of the closure.

Winner of the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction visits Laurier

Nov 14, 2014 -
Arno Kopecky, winner of the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway, visited the university Nov. 13.

Inquiring Minds: Where's Franklin?

Nov 14, 2014 -

You’ve probably heard of Where’s Waldo, but you may not have heard of one of the greatest mysteries of the nineteenth century — Where’s Franklin?