News archive - October 2023

Friday, October 27, 2023

Inaugural Biomedical Stakeholder Café Connects Students with Community Stakeholders

Dr. Kate Mercer (left) and Dr. Jennifer Howcroft (right)

More than 100 students from four programs (BME, SYDE, MECH, and GENE) participated in the inaugural Biomedical Stakeholder Café.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Open Access Journals at Waterloo

As part of our mission to support Open Access at the University of Waterloo, the Library hosts over a dozen Open Access journals originating from students, staff and faculty across a variety of topics, from the Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology to University of Waterloo Journal of Undergraduate Health Research.

Monday, October 23, 2023

What is Open Access, anyway?

Open Access Week is acknowledged during the last full week of October around the world to increase awareness of the open access movement. The Open Access movement seeks to promote free and open online access to academic information, such as research articles and data.

Monday, October 16, 2023

5 Questions: with Beth Namachchivaya, University Librarian

5 questions to Beth Namachchivaya - picture of Beth headshot staring directly at the camera view

Once a month the Student Engagement and Communications Assistant co-op student interviews Library staff to provide Library patrons with a peek behind the bookstacks at all the work that happens to provide a variety of services and resources that support the learning, research and innovation that happens at Waterloo. 

This month, co-op student Meray Philobbos interviewed Beth Namachchivaya, University Librarian to coincide with National Library Month, a celebration of the valuable role libraries play in the lives of Canadians.

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