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Library closed for Good Friday; regular hours on weekend

Apr 1, 2015 -
Wilfrid Laurier University's libraries on the Kitchener and Waterloo campus and the Brantford public library will be closed for Good Friday. Regular hours will resume Saturday, and the libraries will be open Sunday and Monday.

Library to create Outdoor Study Gathering Space and Garden

Apr 1, 2015 -
Thanks to generous donations from Laurier’s Student Life Levy and the Audrey and Donald Campbell Foundation, the Library will be creating a new outdoor Study Gathering Space and Garden adjacent to its Waterloo campus building.

TRELLIS migration to be finalized April 20

Mar 16, 2015 -
TUG will be decommissioning the older version of TRELLIS on April 20th, 2015.

WLU Press to integrate with Laurier Library

Mar 11, 2015 -
WLU Press will be integrated into the administrative structure of the Wilfrid Laurier University Library. The integration will preserve the Press while supporting the development of a new Culture and Learning Commons at the University.

We're redesigning our eBook platform and need your help!

Mar 2, 2015 -
Please complete a five-minute survey to help determine what improvements should be incorporated into the new interface.

Librarian's research on Open Access featured in Open Shelf magazine

Mar 2, 2015 -
Ongoing research on faculty attitudes to Open Access publishing was recently featured in Open Shelf magazine.

Laurier librarian wins writing award

Feb 11, 2015 -
Librarian Pauline Dewan was the recent recipient of the 2015 RUSA Reference Service Press Award.

Changes to Library hours for Winter 2015

Feb 11, 2015 -

In the second half of the Winter 2015 term, the Waterloo campus Library will have fewer after-midnight opening hours than in other recent terms.

Hours are being reduced only during times when usage data indicates very low activity at our service desk. The reductions also take into account the availability at the affected times of other study locations on campus, such as the 24 Hour Lounge and Concourse.

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

Feb 5, 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.

The Second Annual “Living Library” – Theme: Security

Feb 3, 2015 -

Living Library is a collection of "human books" offered on "loan" to students, staff and faculty. Facilitated by Living Library Librarians, readers "borrow" the human book for up to 20 minutes and engage in a free flowing conversation. This is a great opportunity to talk to people one-on-one about their diverse experiences.

Date: February 3rd

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Location: Library, 2nd Floor

Target Audience: Laurier Students, Faculty, Staff and Community

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