News

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Navigating COVID-19 information overload

Seek positive stories

An article by Liaison Librarian, Rachel Figueiredo.

I'm working with Library Communications to run a campaign that will help our users navigate the overwhelming amount of information online related to COVID-19.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Accessibility for all

Adaptive Technology Centre automatic door opener

"Accessibility" is one of those concepts that can be explored in multiple ways. Lexico.com defines accessibility as the "quality of being…

  • able to be reached or entered,
  • easy to obtain or use,
  • easily understood or appreciated."

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Our new catalogue is Omni-ficent!

students using computer

The Library is excited to announce the arrival of Omni, a game-changing academic search tool to support your research and coursework.

Launching soon, Omni is a collaboration between 14 Ontario university libraries, coming together in one catalogue that allows you to easily discover and access high-quality, scholarly materials from your campus, computer or phone. 

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Library and W Print make good buddies

Jordan and Carmen holding calendars

By popular demand, a set of calendars created in support of the United Way are headed for a second printing. Who’s a good buddy? 2020 features the cats and dogs of University of Waterloo Library and have proved popular across campus.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

NEW! Archives database

screenshot of database

Special Collections & Archives (SCA) is pleased to announce the launch of our new Archives Database, an online resource for searching our collections.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Extended hours start November 24

Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries will have extended hours throughout the exam period, starting Sunday, November 24 and ending Saturday, December 21.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Rare POW artifacts liberated at the Library

Cameron Hill

University of Waterloo Special Collections & Archives has now made available an unparalleled collection of prisoner of war (POW) artifacts, documents and photographs donated by the family of a local Kitchener man.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Walk the talk during the MEET + MOVE challenge

walking and talking

Join the Library October 16 to 31 for the Wellness Collaborative's first MEET + MOVE Challenge! Put your walking shoes on, get out of the boredboardroom, and add some movement to your meetings.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

We forgive you! Fines amnesty October 15 to November 30

Uncle Sam

Do you have overdue or lost Library books? Return them to the Library between Tuesday October 15 and Saturday November 30 and all regular replacement, processing, and overdue* charges will be waived. Limited time offer! Questions? Ask us!

* Does not apply to fines on course reserves, recalled books or inter-library loans (ILL).

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Visit the Library in the AFTERLIFE

AFTERLIFE: a seance experience

THEMUSEUM explores death and what comes next in the exhibit AFTERLIFE | A séance experience featuring The Ghost of Thomas Lacey.

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