Reserves: Spring/Summer Term 2021

Apr 8, 2021 -

Faculty are encouraged to submit course reading for the Spring/Summer terms as early as possible to ensure materials are available for the start of classes in May.



The most efficient means to submit course readings is via the Library's online reserve system, available from the 'Course Readings' link on the Library homepage.



Bookable Study Space and Archives Appointments Suspended Starting April 5th

Apr 5, 2021 -

Starting Monday April 5, bookable study space for students and research appointments with the Laurier Archives are being suspended. This difficult decision was reached after thorough review of University operations under Province-wide Emergency Brake orders and in consideration of specific guidelines for libraries in the provincial regulations.

Register for Research Data Management Sessions

Mar 22, 2021 -

Register here for a series of research data management webinars hosted by the Laurier Library about the new RDM policy, data management planning, and data archiving with Dataverse.

To tailor these sessions for a direct meeting with your research team,  please email Michael Steeleworthy, Coordinator, Research Data Services and Data Librarian at or by online form.

Changes to Books to Go Pick-Up Schedule Starting April 1

Mar 19, 2021 -

Starting April 1, the Books to Go pick-up service for Waterloo campus will be changing to two days per week.

Pick-up schedules will continue for Tuesdays and Thursdays only.

Pick-up times will remain the same, 9 am to 11 am.

Migranta con M de mamá: Migrant Mother

Mar 11, 2021 -

The Library and the International Migration Research Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Centre for Research on North America Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

proudly presents


Migranta con M de mamá: Migrant Mother

A documentary by Aaraón Díaz Mendiburo

Bookable Study space for Students and Archives Appointments Open March 1

Feb 18, 2021 -

Following the return to the Red-Control category of Covid-19 Framework for Waterloo Region, the Library is pleased to announce the re-opening of the following in-library services.

Effective Monday March 1st, students will be able to access bookable study spaces in the Waterloo campus library. Students and faculty will also be able to book Archives research appointments for the Laurier Archives to consult collections.

Disruption Notice: Access to Library Services and Resources News Item

Feb 12, 2021 -

Library online services and resources will be affected by campus wide network maintenance to be held on Saturday February 20, 2021. Periodic disruptions may occur throughout the day as a result of impacts to the university’s single sign on and other authentication systems.

Access to library online resources (ejournals, ebooks, databases, course readings, linking to restricted external resources that require sign in from Omni) may be affected.

No Books to Go pick up for Waterloo on Friday February 19

Feb 12, 2021 -

There will be no Books to Go pick up service on Friday February 19 at the Waterloo campus.

If you receive a Books to Go pick up notice for Waterloo campus on either Thursday February 18 or Friday February 19, your next available pick up time will be: Monday February 22 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) or Tuesday February 23 (9:00 am - 11:00am)

For more information, please see the Books to Go page.

February is Black History Month

Feb 1, 2021 -

In celebration of Black History Month, here is a selection of books in our collection. For assistance in accessing or using these or any resources in the Laurier Library collection, contact us through "Ask Us" in the help menu and on most Library pages. Also, take a look at previous year’s lists: 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Library launches Mail on Demand service

Jan 21, 2021 -

Starting Monday, January 25, 2021, the Library has launched a Mail on Demand service.

Mail on Demand lets Laurier users request books and other circulating collections from Waterloo, Kitchener and Brantford campuses, the Annex remote storage, and the University of Waterloo and University of Guelph.

The Library will mail your request items to you. All students, faculty, and staff can use the Mail on Demand service. The service is available through the Library's Omni search interface.