News

Brief Primo Outage Tuesday, March 31

Mar 30, 2015 -

The Primo catalogue will be unavailable for about 20 minutes on the morning of Tuesday, March 31, from 7:00 a.m. to approximately 7:20 a.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to our users.

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

Archives welcomes personal collection of noted alumnus

Feb 2, 2015 -

The Laurier Archives is happy to announce that Waterloo College alumnus Ward Kaiser (’45) has donated materials from his personal collection for archival preservation and research.

Ward Kaiser is a publisher, author, pastor, and activist. The breadth and impact of his diverse work led to him being named recipient of the 1968 Waterloo Lutheran University Alumnus of the Year award. Kaiser is perhaps best known in the map publishing realm as he introduced the provocative Peters projection map to North America.

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