News

Main Library stairwell has reopened

Jul 29, 2014 -

The centre stairwell in Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library has reopened following electrical work in connection with the ongoing fire alarm upgrades in the building.

We regret the inconvenience to our users due to the necessary alarm upgrades, and thank you for your patience with the work-related disruptions this summer.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the work, please contact Nancy Willing at ext. 3642 or nwilling@wlu.ca.

Floor 7 renovations update

Jul 29, 2014 -
Work on the floor appears to be nearing completion. We will continue to update users regarding this project.

Rotating floor closures for fire alarm replacement (updated)

Jul 15, 2014 -
There have been a number of recent updates to scheduling for this project.

TRELLIS Update July 21

Jul 14, 2014 -

On July 21, 2014, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Laurier and its partners in the TriUniversity Group of Libraries (TUG) will be implementing the most recent version of the TRELLIS catalogue system.

This update is required in order to improve Primo/TRELLIS interoperability, and will dramatically improve the accessibility of TRELLIS.

You can test drive this update now by visiting the new version of TRELLIS.

Selfie-directed learning a snap

Jul 9, 2014 -
Laurier Librarian Anne Kelly participates in innovative group teaching project

Services and Help Desk now on Floor 3

Jul 4, 2014 -
The desk has returned early to its official temporary location on Floor 3, between the main stairwell and elevators.

Laurier Archives hosts over 1,000 middle-school students

Jul 2, 2014 -
Young students get a taste of primary-source research as Archives added to the JUMP program.

Canada Day holiday closures

Jun 25, 2014 -
The Waterloo campus Library is open Monday but closed Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.

Photocopying currently unavailable

Jun 18, 2014 -

Photocopying is currently unavailable in the Waterloo campus Library. We are working with our campus partners to restore this functionality as soon as possible. Until we can do so, please consider one of the following options:

TriUniversity Group commences project to optimize collection space across libraries

Jun 6, 2014 -

The Tri-University Group of Libraries (TUG) is continuing its collaborative collection approach by examining older, low-use and widely available books.

Working with Sustainable Collection Services (SCS) to analyze the data and inform our decisions, the project is focused on identifying and removing duplicate copies from the universities’ collections. This optimization is ensuring that a copy remains in the collections and thus available for use.

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