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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Library Strategic Plan 2020-2025: Your partner in learning, research, and innovation

The University of Waterloo Library is pleased to share its strategic plan 2020-2025.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Library celebrates Giving Tuesday — donations are matched!

unlock $4,000 to the University of Waterloo Library Fund

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day to celebrate the impact of charitable giving and to harness the generosity of people around the world to bring about change in their communities.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Two-factor authentication and access to online library resources

Mandatory two-factor authentication and access to online library resources

By November 17, University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff will require two-factor authentication (2FA) to access 2FA supported services. This includes access to some online resources provided by the Library.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Books by mail, and more begin November 9

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The Library is pleased to announce that Waterloo faculty, students, and staff will have the option to receive books by mail beginning November 9.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Book pickup service expanded to more library locations

Book Pickup @ Porter

We are pleased to announce that the three campus book pickup services have now joined together within Omni, the Library's catalogue. Materials will be delivered to the pickup location of your choice: Dana Porter Library, Milton Good Library, and Musagetes Architecture Library in Cambridge.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Special Collections & Archives offering limited in-person appointments for Waterloo students, faculty, and postdoctoral fellows

Special Collections & Archives entrance

Special Collections & Archives (SCA) is pleased to offer limited in-person access to our collections.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Library services for the fall term

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The Library is pleased to offer the following new and expanded services this fall.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Graduate testers wanted!

Graduate testers wanted!

The University of Waterloo Library invites you to participate in a usability study. Earn a $10 gift card for helping us to improve a new course co-designed by the Office of Academic Integrity and the Library.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Library website downtime August 21 to 22

Website downtime August 21 to August 22

The library website and online resources will experience downtime starting 5 p.m. on Friday, August 21 for approximately 12 hours. Please note that during this period most online resources and services will be unavailable to our users.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Access to 830,000 items through new HathiTrust emergency service

HathiTrust logo

University of Waterloo is now a member of the HathiTrust, an international community of research libraries with more than 150 members, chiefly in the U.S. and Canada, which, collectively, has preserved more than 17 million digitized print items.

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