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Friday, May 20, 2022

Spotlight: Jahanvi Desai, Sharon Lamont Student Award winner

Sharon Lamont Student Award winner group photo

The Library is pleased to spotlight one of the inaugural Sharon Lamont Student Award winners, Jahanvi Desai. The award was created last year upon the retirement of longtime library employee Sharon Lamont to support students who have previously worked at the Library and have, through extracurricular involvement, supported equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives. 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

OER Fellows Grant inaugural recipients selected

OER Fellows Grant inaugural recipients selected

During Open Education Week earlier this year, the Library announced a new initiative, an OER Fellows Grant program to support the creation of open education resources at Waterloo. As part of the Library’s mission to make learning materials freely accessible and available, we sponsored $15,000 for this pilot program (up to $5,000 per grant) to create or adapt resources for use in a Waterloo course. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Library Annual Report 2021

Library Annual Report

The Library is pleased to share its 2021 Annual Report. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Waterloo Digital Library: five years down

This week marks a University of Waterloo Library (Library) milestone: the Waterloo Digital Library (WDL), an online repository used for sharing select items from Special Collections & Archives (SCA) and the University of Waterloo Archives (UWA), is officially five years old![1] 

Monday, March 7, 2022

Celebrating Open Education Week

This week the Library is celebrating Open Education Week (March 7 – 11), which seeks to raise awareness about innovative open education resources (OER) and practices worldwide.

Monday, February 14, 2022

New student-led open access journal launches

New: University of Waterloo Journal of Undergraduate Health Research

The inaugural issue of the student-run University of Waterloo (UW) Journal of Undergraduate Health Research (JUHR) was recently published using the Library’s Open Journals system, launching it into the global research ecosystem. 

Monday, January 31, 2022

Update on library services for winter term

Davis Centre in winter

As the University of Waterloo transitions back to in-person learning starting February 7, the Library is committed to being a supportive and equitable partner to all library users in their learning and research.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Artist of the month: Andrew McKay

Three pieces of art by Andrew McKay

The University of Waterloo Library is pleased to reintroduce Imaginarium — a place devoted to inspiring and realizing new artistic, scientific, and philosophical pursuits. Due to the pandemic, we will be ending our exhibit by imagining the works of Andrew McKay in this virtual exhibit.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Library services for winter — updated December 16

COVID-19 library update

As the University of Waterloo prepares for an online start to the winter term, the Library is maintaining its commitment to being a supportive and equitable partner to all library users for anytime, anywhere learning and research.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Supporting Indigenous research at UWaterloo

  Welcome, Aanii, Boozhoo, Gdi-Mokaagoom, Kwey Kwey, Ninaskomitin, Shé:kon,Tungasugit, Tanshi, Tansi!

The Library recently launched its first ever Indigenous Research Guide.

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