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Travel award encourages scholars from across Canada to visit Laurier Archives

Sep 20, 2013 -

The Laurier Archives has launched a new travel scholarship that encourages scholars from across Canada to conduct research at the university. 

The award honours Joan Mitchell, a former head of Laurier’s Archives and Special Collections who built Canada’s leading archival collection on the environmental conservation movement at the university. 

The Cord covers Library's public service upgrades

Sep 11, 2013 -

This week's issue of The Cord includes a story on the Library's public service upgrades, undertaken this summer to improve our Waterloo campus location.

The story is on page 5 of the print edition and is also accessible on the publication's website at http://www.thecord.ca/library-funds-upgrades/.

In addition, Laurier's home page carried a Campus Update this week outlining the changes. Click here for that story.

Harvard Business Review licensing change prevents articles from being used in e-reserves

Sep 4, 2013 -

The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has recently made changes to its licensing provisions. Although there has always been a statement saying that you could not place HBR articles into e-reserves, the publisher has now taken technical steps to prevent this for 500 articles and is actively looking for infringements.  

Change to TUGdoc Service Complete

Aug 29, 2013 -

The Tri-University Group of Libraries has transitioned the TUGdoc service over to the existing RACER service as of Thursday Aug. 29, 2013. This change will help to streamline requests for you, our users: if you want to get access to a journal article which is not available at your local library, you'll be able to request it via RACER, regardless of whether it is available in another TUG library or not. There are no changes to the TUG Hold and Recall service; only the TUGdoc service has been transitioned to RACER.

RACER replaces TUGdoc service

Aug 20, 2013 -

The Tri-University Group of Libraries is transitioning the TUGdoc service over to the existing RACER service on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. This change will help to streamline requests for you, our users: if you wish to get access to a journal article which is not available at your local library, you’ll be able to request it via RACER, regardless of whether it is available in another TUG Library or not. There are no changes to the TUG Hold and RECALL service; only the TUGdoc service is being transitioned to RACER.

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