Laurier librarian presents to House of Commons committee

Apr 30, 2016 -
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics invited Mark Weiler (Laurier's Web and User Experience Librarian) to present on reforms to the Access to Information Act.

Reserves: Intersession and Summer Session

Apr 26, 2016 -

Faculty members: submit your readings now for Intersession and Summer Session 2016. 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.


Brantford Public Library Closed May 2nd

Apr 21, 2016 -

The Brantford Public Library will be closed Monday, May 2nd for a staff development day, reopening Tuesday morning.

The Digital Library and Learning Commons will remain open, and Laurier’s Brantford campus Librarians will also be available to students and faculty as per their normal hours. Click here for more information regarding our Brantford services and librarians.

Waterloo campus Library summer renovations to run from April 25-early September

Apr 19, 2016 -
Physical upgrades will support Gallery and Press integrations, Library’s intellectual and cultural vision

Library to receive solar wall and energy upgrades as part of Sustainable Energy Management Initiative

Apr 8, 2016 -

Wilfrid Laurier University is embarking on a sustainable energy management initiative that will include solar wall installations, system upgrades and an energy audit at the university’s facilities in Waterloo and Brantford.

Renovations will begin April 25. On the Waterloo campus, both the Laurier Library and Bricker Residence will see the installation of a solar wall, in addition to interior upgrades of the mechanical and electrical systems. On the Brantford campus, Grand River Hall will see upgrades to its mechanical and electrical systems.

Waterloo campus Library elevator update

Apr 7, 2016 -
In recent weeks, there have been several elevator service outages in the Waterloo campus Library building. These outages have been increasingly frustrating to Library users and staff members, and we greatly regret the inconvenience and disruption.

Library Undergraduate Research Award winners announced

Apr 6, 2016 -

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

First Place ($350) – Ryan Orr

Easter weekend holiday hours

Mar 24, 2016 -
All locations are closed Friday, March 25. Subsequent weekend hours vary by location. Click here for detailed breakdowns.

Wilfrid Laurier University closed due to severe weather

Mar 24, 2016 -

Wilfrid Laurier University is closed Thursday, March 24, due to severe winter weather. This closure includes the university’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses, the Faculty of Social Work building in Kitchener, and the Toronto office. Click here for more information.

Discover Laurier Library Video Tutorials

Mar 4, 2016 -
The Library has created videos: lots of short tutorials for every step in the research process. Click this story to visit our tutorials.