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Monday, February 4, 2019

University of Waterloo submits recommendations to the Copyright Act review committee

The Canadian Copyright Act - which governs copyright law in Canada - has been under review for over a year. During this time, 183 briefs have been submitted to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science, and Technology, providing recommendations around possible changes to the act, and aspects that are important to maintain. Among those briefs are a number submitted by universities, including University of Waterloo.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

We want to hear from Waterloo researchers!

University of Waterloo Library, in association with the Office of Research, is looking at how we can improve our services that support your academic research.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Meet our new Library staff

Get to know some of the staff who started working at the Library during Spring Term 2018.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Call for submissions: Art in the Library

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The Library invites the University of Waterloo community to submit works on the theme of Transforming spaces, kicking off the new Art in the Library initiative.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A library legacy – remembering Peter Sims

University of Waterloo Library supporter, Peter Sims, passed away on November 22 in Kitchener.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Get into the spirit of things with the Waterloo Digital Library

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Looking to get spooked? Some recent additions to the Waterloo Digital Library (WDL) will help you get into the spirit of the Halloween season.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Open your research to the world

It's Open Access Week! The Library supports Open Access (OA), which is scholarly content freely available to anyone with an Internet connection, without barriers. The Library can assist University of Waterloo authors and researchers who wish to make their work freely available, either by depositing their work in an Open Access repository (UWSpace), or publishing work in an OA journal.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Experts in integrity

An academic integrity (AI) app, developed with the help of University of Waterloo librarians, has won an award from the International E-Learning Association (IELA).

Friday, September 14, 2018

Find Success at the Library

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New this term!

The Student Success Office (SSO) is now offering drop-in appointments at the Library. Learn about tools and strategies for overcoming academic challenges, identify your learning style, and develop your personal action plan for the term. Drop-in appointments are approximately 20 minutes.

This new service by the SSO joins the existing drop-in services provided by the Writing and Communication Centre and Centre for Career Action. Combined with the Library's assignment and research help, and one-on-one consultations with your subject librarian, these drop-ins provide a one-stop-shopping experience to support your academic success!

Find a peer success coach:

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Welcome back, students!

Ryan and Mary Lynne

Meet our Student Engagement Committee co-chairs, and learn about all the fun stuff the Library has in store for you this term.

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