12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference!

  Posted on: March 27, 2017

The 12th annual Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference is this Friday March 31 and Saturday April 1. The program is now available at www.tru.ca/urc Students (and their faculty supervisors) have put a lot of time and effort into their presentations; we encourage everyone to come out and give them an audience. The conference is FREE…

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Join us for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon!

  Posted on: March 6, 2017

Have you ever wanted to know more about how content is created for everyone’s favourite free reference source? Ever wished for an entry that wasn’t there? In partnership with iDays, join the TRU Library from 3-6pm on Wednesday, March 8 for a session of adding and improving Wikipedia entries for women and other under-represented minorities….

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Long Night Against Procrastination is back!

  Posted on: February 27, 2017

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely and isolating chore requiring endurance and fortitude. On March 16th, join a campus community of writers and academic support services at the Long Night Against Procrastination. Stay up late together, attend academic and wellness workshops throughout the night, and put a dent in your assignments! Registration isn’t required,…

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Brown Family House of Learning Library Services Announcement

  Posted on: February 21, 2017

As of Sunday February 26th, the Brown Family House of Learning (HL) library will be reducing its staffed service points as we move incrementally towards consolidating our staff and services to the Main Library .   The following changes will come into effect that may impact Library client access to collections and services :  …

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We’re going Fine Free!

  Posted on: February 1, 2017

The TRU Library is following in the footsteps of libraries like Vancouver Island University and getting rid of overdue fines. “The real goal is not to be punitive but to get items back on the shelves,” said Katherine Watmough, Access and User Services Librarian. “When people are subject to fines they are afraid to return items….

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Stress-Free Zone!

  Posted on: November 17, 2016

Starting Monday November 28th , the TRU Library is once again setting up a “Stress-Free Zone” (#SFZ) for final exams. The #SFZ will run Nov 28th  to Dec 17th on the first floor of the House of Learning. It’s a place for students to take a break from studying, refresh their minds, and have a…

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NEW! Faculty logins supported in student labs

  Posted on: October 14, 2016

Faculty and staff now have the ability to login and use Virtual Desktop (VDI) computers in student lab areas.  To login, you must enter your network username as:  username@tru.univ and your password.  You will have access to your network drives and printing to lab printers –  printing instructions for labs. VDI Student Lab Locations: Main…

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Long Night Against Procrastination!

  Posted on: October 11, 2016

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely and isolating chore requiring endurance and fortitude. On November 3rd, get ready for an unorthodox event and join a campus community of writers and academic support services at the Long Night Against Procrastination. Stay up late together, where help and encouragement are available, and put a dent in…

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Open Access Week events @ TRU Library

  Posted on: October 6, 2016

TRU Library is recognizing Open Access Week, a global event that runs October 24-30 promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research. Open access encourages unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere for the advancement of science and society. Open Access is strategic for Thompson Rivers University.  Open access disseminates, as…

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CRC Handbook now working from off-campus

  Posted on: September 26, 2016

We are happy to report that the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is once again accessible from both on and off campus. If you experience any further trouble accessing this resource, please email reference@tru.ca

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