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The Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo (LAAUW) exists to support, promote, and create opportunities for professional librarians at the University of Waterloo.

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To learn more about LAAUW, including our purpose and membership, see the LAAUW Constitution.

  1. Mar. 17, 2020LAAUW Letter in support of closing non-essential services and maintaining pay

    Dear President Hamdullahpur,

    We are writing on behalf of the Librarians’ and Archivists’ Association of the University of Waterloo (LAAUW) to express serious concern for our membership, our Library staff colleagues, and support staff across campus following Waterloo leadership’s decision to “maintain business and administrative operations during this period of uncertainty.”

  2. Jan. 28, 2020Update on LAAUW Executive Activities and Project

    The LAAUW Executive would like to thank all our members for their continued support, input and participation in all the activities and discussions we have had over the past year.

    We would like to provide you with a brief update of our projects and activities since our AGM in May 2019.

    Rolling Out Changes

  3. Aug. 29, 2019LAAUW letter in response to the university statement on Thirty Meter Telescope

    Dear Charmaine Dean, Vice-President, Research and International, 

    In response to your August 6, 2019 invitation to Waterloo community members to share their views on the Thirty Meter Telescope, the Librarians and Archivists Association of the University of Waterloo (LAAUW) is writing to express its support for a moratorium on the project.

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