News archive - 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

A partner in learning and research: Giving Tuesday matching donor helps the Library support students

Don Cowan (MSc ’61, PhD ’65), distinguished Professor Emeritus and Director of the Computer Systems Group at the University of Waterloo, has spent his entire career supporting students and continues to look for ways to do so. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Celebrating GIS Day

Today is an international celebration of GIS. Even if you’re not sure exactly what that is, you have benefited from GIS. GIS — geographic information systems — refers to digital tools that help us store, visualize and analyze vast amounts of data. If you’ve ever used Google Maps to figure out which restaurant to go to for dinner, you've used GIS! 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Celebrating National Philanthropy Day at the Library

library ambassadors in Dana Porter Library

Celebrated since the 1980s, November 15 is National Philanthropy Day, a day to recognize the contributions of philanthropy and the ways it can transform lives and communities around the world. 

Friday, October 21, 2022

Library Week: Adaptive Technology Centre

Libraries are a place where everyone should feel welcome and be able to easily access the information, resources and support needed to be successful in their learning and research. In order to serve our diverse campus community, the Library has created the Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC) to enhance the educational experience for those that need it.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Library Week: copyright support

Library Week: copyright support Lauren Byl

With the speed at which content is created these days, there can be confusion about the rules for using something created by someone else. Grabbing a meme you saw on someone’s Instagram to reshare on your personal account is one thing; using it in an academic setting is another. The Library has experts that can you navigate complicated copyright rules.

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