Library summer renovations update

Jul 27, 2016 -
Renovations continue. The installation of energy efficient lighting throughout the Waterloo campus Library will lead to lighting disruptions in localized areas as new lights are installed.

Attention faculty: use ARES to submit your course readings

Jul 22, 2016 -

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.

Submit early and material will be available for students for the beginning of classes. If we need to order the material recall it from a patron, it could take 2 weeks or more.

You can access Ares from the Library homepage under Course Readings.

In Ares, faculty can:

Brantford Digital Library and Learning Commons closed for energy upgrades

May 27, 2016 -
The Digital Library and Learning Commons is closed through the summer for renovations to improve energy efficiency.

Wilfrid Laurier University Library appoints two new directors as culture commons initiative gathers momentum

May 5, 2016 -
The Library has appointed two new directors to its leadership team to help realize the vision of the Library as a hub of learning, research, culture and creative exchange for the university and surrounding community.

New Robert Langen Art Gallery facility to open in Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library for September 2016

May 4, 2016 -

A new home for the Robert Langen Art Gallery will be created in the southeast corner of the main floor of Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library.

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.