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What's New at the Library

From 6:00 pm on Friday September 22 to 11am on Sunday September 24, access to the Waterloo campus library will require use of One Card.


SensusAccess, a text remediation tool, is now available. Use it to upload a document and add accessibility to it automatically. For additional accessibility, the Library also has an improved alternate format service for people with print disabilities.

Laurier Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce new archives, special collections, and rare books available to researchers.

Important changes to Interlibrary loan and RACER beginning March 20, 2023.

The Library Undergraduate Research Award Committee has announced this year's award winners, for work done in 2022. Congratulations to the award recipients!

The Library has four new agreements that cover Article Processing Charges (APC). They are

  1. PLOS APCs are now covered for all PLOS journals
  2. Wiley - APCs are now covered for all hybrid journals
  3. Canadian Science Publishing - 5 journals have full APCs coverage and the remaining have a 25% discount

Due to weather conditions, the waterloo and Brantford campus libraries, as well as the Faculty of Social Work Library at Kitchener will be closed until 12 noon February 23, 2023.

Novelist Donna Morrissey, will be giving a public talk on Thursday January 26, 2023 at 7 pm in the Hawk's Nest.

Image says: Donna Morrissey, Novelist. "Finding 'Away': a journey of self-discovery."

The Waterloo campus library will be open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week during fall exam period (Thursday December 8th to Thursday December 22nd) to support our students. 

Matthew Rohweder has received the 2021-22 OCUFA Academic Librarianship Award.