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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Get into the spirit of things with the Waterloo Digital Library


Looking to get spooked? Some recent additions to the Waterloo Digital Library (WDL) will help you get into the spirit of the Halloween season.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Open your research to the world

It's Open Access Week! The Library supports Open Access (OA), which is scholarly content freely available to anyone with an Internet connection, without barriers. The Library can assist University of Waterloo authors and researchers who wish to make their work freely available, either by depositing their work in an Open Access repository (UWSpace), or publishing work in an OA journal.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Experts in integrity

An academic integrity (AI) app, developed with the help of University of Waterloo librarians, has won an award from the International E-Learning Association (IELA).

Friday, September 14, 2018

Find Success at the Library

coach talking to student

New this term!

The Student Success Office (SSO) is now offering drop-in appointments at the Library. Learn about tools and strategies for overcoming academic challenges, identify your learning style, and develop your personal action plan for the term. Drop-in appointments are approximately 20 minutes.

This new service by the SSO joins the existing drop-in services provided by the Writing and Communication Centre and Centre for Career Action. Combined with the Library's assignment and research help, and one-on-one consultations with your subject librarian, these drop-ins provide a one-stop-shopping experience to support your academic success!

Find a peer success coach:

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Welcome back, students!

Ryan and Mary Lynne

Meet our Student Engagement Committee co-chairs, and learn about all the fun stuff the Library has in store for you this term.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Take a hike through history

screenshot of 'historical hike through forests of waterloo region'

University of Waterloo Library's Geospatial Centre has recently finished a two-year project to digitize the maps from an 1843 vegetation survey of Waterloo Region.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Test drive a new Library tool

Are you a first- or second-year student interested in trying out a new resource that will help you plan and manage your assignments? We’re recruiting usability testers for an exciting new tool! All participants will receive a $10 gift card. Email our usability team to sign up!

Monday, July 30, 2018

Exhibit: Pulp fiction

Pulp fiction written across a naked woman on a book cover

University of Waterloo Library's Special Collections & Archives is out to prove that there's no fiction like pulp fiction!

Visit the first floor (downstairs) of the Dana Porter Library to see their latest exhibit showcasing some of the best pulp magazines and novels from their collections, primarily from the mid 20th century. From rocket ships to LGBTQ2S+ romance, Tarzan to thrillers, there is sure to be a book to titillate everyone.

This exhibit runs until December 2018.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Find a MATE at the Library

The exam period can be a particularly stressful time of year. If you are struggling, it can be helpful to talk to someone who understands what you're going through.
Monday, July 16, 2018

Victoria Chu appointed Associate University Librarian, Learning, Research and User Services

Victoria Chu

Victoria Chu has been appointed to the position of Associate University Librarian, Learning, Research and User Services at the University of Waterloo Library, effective October 15, 2018.

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