February is Black History Month

Feb 7, 2018 -
Recognizing February is Black History Month, we invite you to explore these resources in our collection, including print books, ebooks, journal articles and more. For assistance, visit the Library User Services Desk or connect through our Ask Us chat window on this page.

Library Undergraduate Research Award 2017- Call for submissions

Jan 16, 2018 -
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:

Course reading submissions - Spring into Action

Nov 16, 2017 -
Use ARES to submit your course readings Submit early and material will be available for students for the beginning of classes. If we need to order the material or recall it from a patron, it could take 2 weeks or more. 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.

Laurier Archives featured in Waterloo Region Record

Oct 16, 2017 -
The Laurier Archives was featured in the Waterloo Region Record today.

Newly renovated Social Work Library now open

Sep 11, 2017 -

The Social Work Library (FSW-012) in Kitchener is officially open for the fall term.

We’d like to welcome all new and returning students! Please stop by the library to take advantage of dedicated student study space, access to course reserves, printing, photocopying, new books, and more. Brand new features of the library include:

Winner of Joan Mitchell Travel Award completes scholarly migration

Jul 12, 2017 -
The caribou of the Porcupine Herd can travel up to 2400 kilometres during their yearly trek between the mountains of the Yukon Territory-Alaska border and the Beaufort Sea. Jonathan Luedee travelled three times that distance to learn more about them.

Read, Listen, Tell on Summer Reading List (WLU Press)

Jun 22, 2017 -
The Writers' Trust of Canada recommends Read, Listen, Tell: Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island, a new release from WLU Press.

Library Undergraduate Research Award winners for 2017 announced

May 3, 2017 -

The Library Undergraduate Research Award committee has announced this year's award winners.

The Library Undergraduate Research Awards are given to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional use of any library's resources as part of their regular coursework. For more information on the awards, including details on applying, click here:

Here are this year's award recipients:

Senior Awards

Library to participate in Faculty of Social Work Mental Health Week event

Apr 25, 2017 -

On the day of the event, be sure to drop by the Library (FSW 002) to check out a display of resources related to mental health.

Historical Topographic Maps Digitization Project

Apr 13, 2017 -

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project is a province-wide collaboration to provide access to early topographic maps of Ontario.