Dec 12, 2019 - Holds and recalls continue to be unavailable as as we are working on final stages of implementation and system migration. The Laurier Library is in the process of launching Omni academic search tool. Omni is a new and improved academic search tool and library system
More information will be available shortly. During the transition period from Primo to Omni, some functions will be temporarily unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.
We are currently only 8 weeks away from the start of Winter classes, and with the University being closed for 2 of those weeks over the holidays, now is the best time to get ahead of the rush and submit your readings for inclusion in the Library's course reserves system (Ares)! This is especially important this year as the course reserves office will have a week of some planned system downtime from December 4th through 10th for a system switchover which could affect processing times.
What kind of readings can be placed in Ares?
The Omni search and library system platform is coming soon.
The Laurier Library along with its TUG Library partners (Guelph and Waterloo) will be running a library fines forgiveness program starting Tuesday October 15. No library fines will be charged as of this date for regular loan materials up to December 9th. The exceptions to this program will be course reserve materials and recalled books, which will have fines applied for late returns.
Throughout the month of October we celebrate LGBTQ+ History month.
The library wants to celebrate the history of the LGBTTQQIAAP (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, ally, pansexual) community by highlighting some of the important and varied resources that you can find at the Wilfrid Laurier Library. The resources highlighted here touch on the experience of the LGBTQ+ community in Canada, the United States and across the globe.
Faculty members: submit your readings now for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 term. When submitting readings, it is a good idea to tag them by week so that the reserve staff are able to prioritize requests and ensure that materials will be ready for your students at the beginning of the term.
Library staff may also be make available through electronic reserves:
Thank you to our campus community for all of your feedback and support.
Dear Laurier Community,
The Transform Laurier Library surveys are now closed. Thank you to the more than 1,100 faculty, students and staff who participated in our surveys! Your input will help us understand our communities’ knowledge of the Library, as well as your opinions on the effectiveness and impact of current resources, spaces and services.
Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers in the world, publicly acknowledged a server misconfiguration exposing personal information online. Elsevier is continuing their investigation into the matter and will communicate directly with their users on what steps to take.
The Laurier Library currently subscribes to a number of Elsevier services, including: