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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Call for submissions: NEW Art in the Library exhibit!

Call for submissions

The Library invites the University of Waterloo community to submit works for the next Art in the Library exhibit, Begin*.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Changes are coming to the Library catalogue!

In December 2019, the Library will be moving to a new library system. What does this mean for you?

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Suffragette City

Being Archives Awareness Week, Special Collections & Archives is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of materials related to the women's suffrage movement in the United Kingdom.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Extended hours start March 31

Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries will have extended hours throughout the exam period, starting at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 31 and ending at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Elsevier account security breach

In late March 2019, academic publisher Elsevier acknowledged that user email addresses and passwords were exposed through a misconfigured server. The University of Waterloo Library subscribes to several Elsevier services, including:

Monday, March 11, 2019

Canadiana collections now free-of-charge to all

Canadiana website

Canadiana collections - including archival material, government publications, periodicals, monographs, annuals, and newspapers - are free to access by any member of the public since January 1, 2019.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Phishy emails

There have been reports of emails requesting Library users log into their account in order to maintain access to our resources. The Library will never request login information via email.

If you receive a suspicious email that appears to be from the Library, please:

Monday, March 4, 2019

Digital teaching and learning conference coming to Waterloo

Digital Pedagogy Institute

The 2019 Digital Pedagogy Institute (DPI) conference will be held at University of Waterloo on Wednesday, July 31 to Thursday, August 1.

See below for more information about the Call for Proposals and early bird registration.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Fraudulent therapy stickers found in Library

A number of stickers that appear to promote University therapy services have been posted throughout Dana Porter Library and in other locations around Waterloo. The services promoted on these stickers are in no way affiliated with university of Waterloo. If you notice any of these stickers in the Library, please advise library staff so they may be removed.

Statement from Campus Wellness:

Monday, February 25, 2019

Let's talk about Lucy

Jenna holding journal in front of display

What do Lucy Laud Montgomery and mental health have in common? A lot, actually...as illustrated in an exhibit curated by student Jenna Philbrick. The exhibit explores Montgomery's little-known struggles with mental illness throughout her life, as documented in the author's many journals.

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