Join the Library Student Advisory Council

Sep 4, 2018 -

Do you have ideas about the library to discuss? Do you have a passion for the Library or experience frustrations that you would like to see changed? Do you want to make the Library an exceptional student space?

Apply to be an undergraduate or graduate student member of the Library Student Advisory Council: Library Student Advisory Council application form.

Student councilors receive co-curricular credit.

What's discussed?

Topics the council discusses includes:

Accessible Content ePortal Reaches 15,000 Titles

Jul 31, 2018 -

This week, the Accessible Content ePortal (ACE) service passed a major milestone.

The ACE collection of accessible books for Ontario academic library users with print disabilities has surpassed 15,000 titles. Each of these titles is held by at least one of our 18 participating universities and 21 colleges, and made accessible with the help of our digitization partner, Internet Archive Canada. This collection has grown consistently since the service launched in 2013, with a 50% growth in the last two years.

Call for artists - Robert Langen Art Gallery Holiday Market

Jul 17, 2018 -
CALLING ALL ARTISTS The Robert Langen Art Gallery is now accepting submissions from artists, craftspeople, designers and makers who wish to participate in our Holiday Art Market. Participants will be selected by a jury with consideration of diversity of medium and excellence of work being sold.

Library Undergraduate Research Award winners for 2018 announced

May 11, 2018 -
The Library Undergraduate Research Award committee has announced this year's award winners. Junior Awards First Place ($350) – Ritu Singh for "The Ebola Outbreak 2014: The Avoidable Epidemic" Second Place ($150) – Jonnica Hill for "Literature Review: Social Networking to relieve student stress during the transition to University"

February is Black History Month

Feb 7, 2018 -
Recognizing February is Black History Month, we invite you to explore these resources in our collection, including print books, ebooks, journal articles and more. For assistance, visit the Library User Services Desk or connect through our Ask Us chat window on this page.

Library Undergraduate Research Award 2017- Call for submissions

Jan 16, 2018 -
The Library is delighted to announce our continuing series of four awards available to any undergraduate student at Laurier. The awards will be given to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional use of library resources as part of their regular coursework. More specific details are available at:

Course reading submissions - Spring into Action

Nov 16, 2017 -
Use ARES to submit your course readings Submit early and material will be available for students for the beginning of classes. If we need to order the material or recall it from a patron, it could take 2 weeks or more. 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.

Laurier Archives featured in Waterloo Region Record

Oct 16, 2017 -
The Laurier Archives was featured in the Waterloo Region Record today.

Newly renovated Social Work Library now open

Sep 11, 2017 -

The Social Work Library (FSW-012) in Kitchener is officially open for the fall term.

We’d like to welcome all new and returning students! Please stop by the library to take advantage of dedicated student study space, access to course reserves, printing, photocopying, new books, and more. Brand new features of the library include:

Winner of Joan Mitchell Travel Award completes scholarly migration

Jul 12, 2017 -
The caribou of the Porcupine Herd can travel up to 2400 kilometres during their yearly trek between the mountains of the Yukon Territory-Alaska border and the Beaufort Sea. Jonathan Luedee travelled three times that distance to learn more about them.