News archive - November 2023

Monday, November 20, 2023

A resource that supports us all: Giving Tuesday matching donor encourages donations to the Library

Don Cowan (MSC ’61, PHD ’65), distinguished Professor Emeritus and Director of the Computer Systems Group at the University of Waterloo, has returned for a second year to be the Library’s matching donor this Giving Tuesday.

Monday, November 20, 2023

5 Questions: Randy Dauphin

Once a month the Student Engagement and Communications Assistant co-op student interviews Library staff to provide 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 Emily Fitzgerald interviewed Randy Dauphin, Director of Information Technology and Facility Services.

Q1: How does your position benefit the Library community?

Monday, November 13, 2023

Celebrating the transformational power of libraries on National Philanthropy Day

When David Emery signed up for his first library card at age eight, he began an enduring relationship with libraries that transformed his life in profound ways.

Friday, November 10, 2023

SCA Exhibit: Gender Studies Isn’t New

Gender Studies at the Library

The University of Waterloo’s Special Collections & Archives opened in 1976 with its foundational collection: the Lady Aberdeen Memorial Library, showcasing the history of women. It had been donated several years earlier to the Arts Library (now known as Dana Porter Library) under the stewardship of Doris Lewis, Waterloo’s first University Librarian.

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