A number of important changes have been made to the licence that governs the access and use of the following Canada Post postal code products distributed by Statistics Canada:
Although the U.S. Government shutdown is affecting access to various services and websites, alternate routes to U.S. government information (e.g. digital resources, paper and fiche) may be available. Please contact Laurier's Government Information Librarian, Hélène LeBlanc, for help.
Some examples of alternatives for databases include the following:
Faculty and graduate students at the Waterloo campus can now place holds on Laurier Library books located at the Waterloo campus Library.
When you place a hold, the book will be retrieved from the shelves, placed on the new holds shelves located just inside the Library entrance, and held six days for you to pick up.
This is an extension of our existing holds service which allows holds on books from other Laurier campus libraries, the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo.
The Laurier Archives has launched a new travel scholarship that encourages scholars from across Canada to conduct research at the university.
The award honours Joan Mitchell, a former head of Laurier’s Archives and Special Collections who built Canada’s leading archival collection on the environmental conservation movement at the university.
This week's issue of The Cord includes a story on the Library's public service upgrades, undertaken this summer to improve our Waterloo campus location.
The story is on page 5 of the print edition and is also accessible on the publication's website at http://www.thecord.ca/library-funds-upgrades/.
In addition, Laurier's home page carried a Campus Update this week outlining the changes. Click here for that story.
The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has recently made changes to its licensing provisions. Although there has always been a statement saying that you could not place HBR articles into e-reserves, the publisher has now taken technical steps to prevent this for 500 articles and is actively looking for infringements.
The Tri-University Group of Libraries has transitioned the TUGdoc service over to the existing RACER service as of Thursday Aug. 29, 2013. This change will help to streamline requests for you, our users: if you want to get access to a journal article which is not available at your local library, you'll be able to request it via RACER, regardless of whether it is available in another TUG library or not. There are no changes to the TUG Hold and Recall service; only the TUGdoc service has been transitioned to RACER.
The Tri-University Group of Libraries is transitioning the TUGdoc service over to the existing RACER service on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. This change will help to streamline requests for you, our users: if you wish to get access to a journal article which is not available at your local library, you’ll be able to request it via RACER, regardless of whether it is available in another TUG Library or not. There are no changes to the TUG Hold and RECALL service; only the TUGdoc service is being transitioned to RACER.