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Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day) to Friday, October 6, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part seven (September 22 to October 6):

Effie Patelos: hand-knitted works

Laurie Strome: Little Free Library display

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

This event aims to promote public engagement with science in an informal, discussion-rich setting, featuring the research focus of three postdocs at Waterloo.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about all the services the Library and our campus partners have to offer you!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day)

Visit Davis Library to find your mystery “date.” Read clues about books that are wrapped in paper. Do any intrigue you? Pick one to take home!

This event is part of University of Waterloo Library's Science Literacy Week events.

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

During this information session, you will learn:

  • how and where to find online health information
  • what to look out for
  • good questions to ask
  • how to communicate what you find to your health team

This event is part of University of Waterloo Library's Science Literacy Week events.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Dana Porter Library
Special Collections & Archives, in the iconic Dana Porter Library building,  will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. for behind the scenes tours and an overview of its more than 300 collections,
 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Waterloo campus then and now

60 years at Waterloo:

Perspectives of a university - from a corn field to architectural traditions

Doors Open Waterloo Region is holding their 15th annual Free Talk at University of Waterloo Library and the entire community is welcome!

Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Dana Porter Library
Special Collections & Archives, in the iconic Dana Porter Library building,  will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. for behind the scenes tours and an overview of its more than 300 collections,
 
Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part six (September 8 to 22):

Alison Hitchens: homemade jams and photography

Larisa Smyk: grandchildren’s art and drawings

Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day)

A chance for math students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

A chance for engineering students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

A chance for arts students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and get answers to all your questions about the Library!

Friday, September 1, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Special Collections & Archives has identified a number of duplicate titles in the collection that will be made available for sale to the public and university community.

Rare book sale: September 1, 2017

All members of the public and university are welcome. You may review the list of titles for sale (Excel) ahead of time.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This workshop will review the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Open Access policy on publications, which applies to all NSERC or SSHRC grants awarded on or after May 1, 2015, and CIHR grants awarded on or after January 1, 2008.

Friday, August 25, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part five (August 25 to September 8):

Karen Davidson: Viking-age research textile works

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright and licensing, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • copyright and licensing as they apply to publication
  • your rights as an author and tips on how to keep them
  • suggestions of helpful resources for publication
  • questionable publisher practices and how to avoid them
Friday, August 11, 2017 (all day) to Friday, August 25, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part four (August 11 to August 25):

Courtney Collins: abstract drawing

Stefaniada Voichita: painting and photography

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

  • use copyright protected works in the classroom, on LEARN, or through Course Reserves
  • choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available Monday to Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm during the exam period:

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