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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Fall Library staff update

Learn more about the new staff we welcomed to the Library this term:

Monday, December 4, 2017

Library is top United Way fundraiser on campus

Library staff were busy with many fundraising events throughout the United Way month of October. Not only was this the most successful fundraising year for the Library, we were the top event fundraisers for the University of Waterloo United Way Campaign.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Extended hours start November 26

Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries will have extended hours throughout the exam period, starting at 8:00 AM on Sunday November 26 and ending at 11:00 PM on Thursday December 21.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Open Access Week a success

Partnering with departments across campus, the Library hosted a variety of events during Open Access Week - from workshops to a movie night with popcorn. The highlight of the week was Open Access Day, a day-long event of panels and workshops covering the creation and use of open educational resources (OER), a discussion about how to ‘get serious’ about Open Access at Waterloo, and more! Kicking off the event was a keynote address from David Porter, CEO of eCampus Ontario about "making Open Access the default thinking in curricular resource creation, adoption and adaptation." You can view his keynote slides on Slideshare.

Porter describes his experience of Waterloo's Open Access Day , saying:

Friday, November 17, 2017

Library achieves Silver in Excellence, Innovation and Wellness

Library staff accepting award

The Library was recognized at the Excellence Canada Summit last week for achieving Silver certification in Excellence Canada's Excellence, Innovation and Wellness (EIW) program.

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