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ARES enhancement Thursday morning (completed)

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...

Ares upgrade to take place April 22

Ares will be unavailable starting at 9 a.m. on April 22, 2015 due to software maintenance. Barring any unforeseen issues, full service will be restored on April 23 (or sooner). We regret any inconvenience to our users. Please email any questions to...

Attention faculty: use ARES to submit your course readings

Ares Course Reserves allows faculty to place materials on reserve for a course, both in print or electronic form. Students enrolled in the course have access to electronic content 24/7. Course readings are integrated into MyLearning Space. Submit early...

ACE

Scholars Portal's Accessible Content E-Portal (ACE) provides access to multiple accessible formats of digitized books (except for textbooks) that are available in each Library's print collection as well as all electronic books in Scholars Portal Books....

Library Master Space Plan

Initiated in the late fall of 2013, the Library master space plan is a holistic review of the Waterloo campus Library building in preparation for future changes to the space. The process was undertaken by the Library in collaboration with Physical...

Scholarly communication

Scholarly Communication is an umbrella term that encompasses all of the ways that researchers and/or scholars communicate knowledge about a particular subject. This term includes information about traditional venues such as academic journals or annual...

Laurier Archives

About the Laurier Archives The Laurier Archives is the Library's research collection of archival papers, rare books, and historic university records. With collecting emphases on the environmental conservation movement in Canada; the Lutheran Church in...

Game Design and Development

Background Research Video Games Encyclopedia - online resource that allows you to search through video games by genre, platform or theme. ​ Using Keywords in Databases Try using the following terms when searching our databases: Video games,...

Law and Society

Background Research Encyclopedia of Law and Society Covers important knowledge about law and society from an interdisciplinary perspective. Finding Cases and Legislation CanLII is a non-profit organization that has been engaged by the law societies...

Research and the Digital Humanities: Transforming Scholarship through Technology

What is/are Digital Humanities (DH)? What are people doing in DH? What methodologies are they using? What tools can I use for data mining, data visualization, content management, knowledge mobilization, mapping,text analysis, or exhibits? How can...

Animal: Form and Function

Summary of Presentation Peer-review – looking for authority •Peer-review = refereed •Usually journals are defined as peer-reviewed but it doesn’t always guarantee that your particular article was peer-reviewed •You can check out the Ulrich’s... BI358

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Library Introduction for Chemistry Students

A special dedicated session to investigate Chemical Information at Laurier. Please join us even if you are not in chemistry to learn about resources in chemistry and biochemistry. In addition, we will cover the bibliographic citation system Mendeley....

Usability of study rooms

Last semester the Laurier Library tried to improve student experiences of using the Library's individual study rooms. Comments from students would help us know if we are on the right track. A few things:: A $10 gift card will be randomly drawn from...

Usability of individual study rooms

Are there more ways we can improve your experience of using these individual study rooms? Please let us know Participation is voluntary A benefit of participating is you may feel more connected to the Library. Risks associated with participating are...

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

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...

Floor 1 elevators now open, Archives area remains closed

Access to the elevators on Floor 1 of the Waterloo campus Library has been restored for all Library users. Please note that the Laurier Archives and Floor 1 offices remain closed. Archives staff are currently working off-site and can be reached at 519-...

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