News

Bookable Study space for Students and Archives Appointments Open March 1

Feb 18, 2021 -

Following the return to the Red-Control category of Covid-19 Framework for Waterloo Region, the Library is pleased to announce the re-opening of the following in-library services.

Effective Monday March 1st, students will be able to access bookable study spaces in the Waterloo campus library. Students and faculty will also be able to book Archives research appointments for the Laurier Archives to consult collections.

Disruption Notice: Access to Library Services and Resources News Item

Feb 12, 2021 -

Library online services and resources will be affected by campus wide network maintenance to be held on Saturday February 20, 2021. Periodic disruptions may occur throughout the day as a result of impacts to the university’s single sign on and other authentication systems.

Access to library online resources (ejournals, ebooks, databases, course readings, linking to restricted external resources that require sign in from Omni) may be affected.

No Books to Go pick up for Waterloo on Friday February 19

Feb 12, 2021 -

There will be no Books to Go pick up service on Friday February 19 at the Waterloo campus.

If you receive a Books to Go pick up notice for Waterloo campus on either Thursday February 18 or Friday February 19, your next available pick up time will be: Monday February 22 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) or Tuesday February 23 (9:00 am - 11:00am)

For more information, please see the Books to Go page.

February is Black History Month

Feb 1, 2021 -

In celebration of Black History Month, here is a selection of books in our collection. For assistance in accessing or using these or any resources in the Laurier Library collection, contact us through "Ask Us" in the help menu and on most Library pages. Also, take a look at previous year’s lists: 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Library launches Mail on Demand service

Jan 21, 2021 -

Starting Monday, January 25, 2021, the Library has launched a Mail on Demand service.

Mail on Demand lets Laurier users request books and other circulating collections from Waterloo, Kitchener and Brantford campuses, the Annex remote storage, and the University of Waterloo and University of Guelph.

The Library will mail your request items to you. All students, faculty, and staff can use the Mail on Demand service. The service is available through the Library's Omni search interface.

Additional Times for Books to Go Waterloo Campus Pick Up

Jan 15, 2021 -

The Library is pleased to announce additional times for the Books to Go pick up service at the Waterloo campus to include Mondays and Fridays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.

The new Books to Go Schedule for Waterloo campus (located in front of the DAWB Building) will start on Monday January 18, 2021. For more information, please see the Library’s Books to Go service page.

Library Undergraduate Research Award 2020 - Call for submissions

Jan 13, 2021 -

The Library is delighted to announce our continuing series of four awards available to any undergraduate student at Laurier.

The awards will be given to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional use of library resources as part of their regular coursework. More specific details are available at: library.wlu.ca/about/awards

Renewing books from the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo

Dec 23, 2020 -

For Library users who have books signed out from the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo that were due back on January 8, 2021, you will need to renew your items if you wish to keep them beyond this date.

To renew a book from the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo, following these steps in Omni:

"Love in the Time of COVID" launches Nov 19th

Nov 10, 2020 -

The Laurier Library is releasing a compilation video called Love in the Time of COVID featuring creative submissions from more than 20 local arts organizations.

The video will be available free of charge on the Laurier YouTube channel on Thursday, November 19th. Captioned video is provided for the Deaf and hard of hearing, and an audio described video is available for viewers who are blind or experiencing sight loss.

Borrowing Services from Guelph and Waterloo Restarts November 9

Nov 5, 2020 -

We are pleased to announce that on Monday November 9, faculty, students and staff will again be able to request and borrow books and other materials from the Universities of Guelph and Waterloo in Omni.

Due to logistics and delivery requirements between universities, requested items may take longer to arrive than in the past. You will continue to receive item pick up availability notices from Omni when your item is ready.

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