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.

Read, Listen, Tell on Summer Reading List (WLU Press)

Jun 22, 2017 -
The Writers' Trust of Canada recommends Read, Listen, Tell: Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island, a new release from WLU Press.

Library Undergraduate Research Award winners for 2017 announced

May 3, 2017 -

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

Library to participate in Faculty of Social Work Mental Health Week event

Apr 25, 2017 -

On the day of the event, be sure to drop by the Library (FSW 002) to check out a display of resources related to mental health.

Historical Topographic Maps Digitization Project

Apr 13, 2017 -

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project is a province-wide collaboration to provide access to early topographic maps of Ontario.

Updated Summer Hours

Apr 10, 2017 -

The Library will be switching to its 2017 summer hours schedule in Spring 2017 following the conclusion of Winter term exams.

Historic records of the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation donated to Laurier Archives

Mar 31, 2017 -

The historic records of the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) have found a new and permanent home at the Archives.

ProQuest Ebook Central is replacing ebrary

Mar 20, 2017 -

On March 28, 2017, ebooks and other documents on the ebrary platform will be migrated to ProQuest's newer Ebook Central (PQEC) platform.

Library’s new front desk comes courtesy of generous anonymous donation

Mar 15, 2017 -

Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library was recently outfitted with a new front desk thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor to the university.

The new desk is much larger than the previous desk, providing space for more users to get help simultaneously, and is in a much more visible location for library users as they enter the building.