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Wilfrid Laurier University closed Feb. 2 due to severe weather

Feb 2, 2015 -

Wilfrid Laurier University is closed Monday, Feb. 2, due to severe winter weather. This includes all Library locations and services.

Click here to view details of the closure on the Laurier website.

Library and Accessible Learning Centre implement new portal for users with print disabilities

Jan 12, 2015 -
The Laurier Library is pleased to announce its participation in the Accessible Content E-Portal (ACE), a repository of accessible format texts available to users with print disabilities.

ARES enhancement Thursday morning (completed)

Jan 8, 2015 -

On Thursday, January 8 at 8:45 a.m., the Library course readings system, ARES, will be enhanced to use the Laurier Single Sign On (SSO) authentication system. With the recent integration of the Laurier SSO with MyLearningSpace and the previous integration with the Library off-campus login system, we hope that you will have a more user-friendly experience (fewer sign-ins) with the Library and affiliated services.

The enhancement should last no more than 30 minutes, ending at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 8.

Inquiring Minds: Volcanoes in Hawaii

Dec 12, 2014 -
Some of Hawaii’s Big Island residents are facing the threat of increased lava flow from its active southeastern volcano, Kilauea.

(Successfully completed) Off-campus login unavailable between 1 and 2 p.m. Monday

Dec 5, 2014 -
Beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, off-campus log-in to the Library will be unavailable for approximately one hour.

Library tutorial PRIMO site of the month

Dec 5, 2014 -
One of the Library’s online video tutorials, “Developing a Research Question,” has been selected as the ACRL Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) site of the month for November.

Winner of the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction visits Laurier

Nov 14, 2014 -
Arno Kopecky, winner of the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway, visited the university Nov. 13.

Inquiring Minds: Where's Franklin?

Nov 14, 2014 -

You’ve probably heard of Where’s Waldo, but you may not have heard of one of the greatest mysteries of the nineteenth century — Where’s Franklin?

RefWorks access to expire in 2015

Nov 13, 2014 -
RefWorks users: to avoid the loss of your citation data, please backup and/or export your files before May 29, 2015.

Library now accepting course reserves requests for Winter 2015

Nov 7, 2014 -
Course reserves requests for the Winter 2015 term are currently being accepted. Turning in your lists before December 1st will ensure materials are ready for students at the beginning of the term.

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