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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.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

You've heard of Goose Watch, now watch out for Goose Week

You've seen our friendly mascot, Scholar the Goose, online and around campus...but do you know the whole story?

The Library's Student Engagement Committee is bringing you a full five days of fowl fun with Goose Week!

Why Goose Week?

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

We're hiring! Apply now for fall

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We are hiring students who are passionate about the Library and it's services. Applications for the Library Ambassador program are now open for the fall term.

As a Library Ambassador, you will:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

E-waste bin now available at Davis Centre Library

graphic indicating what can and can't go in bin

Don't know what to do with those earbuds that have stopped working? or which bin to put your pens and pencils in? University of Waterloo's Sustainability Office has just rolled out some new e-waste bins across campus, expanding on the program run by Central Stores that diverts over 30 tonnes of waste each year!

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