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Free Menstrual Products at TRU Library

  Posted on: September 16, 2019

For some time at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), menstrual products have not been available through coin-operated dispensers in washrooms. While they are available for free by asking at the university’s Wellness Centre or by purchasing them at the campus bookstore, TRU Library’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Accessibility Committee (known as IDA) realized that a lack of…

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Longer Interlibrary Loans!

  Posted on: September 10, 2019

TRU Library is happy to announce some expanded services for interlibrary loans (ILL). Effective September 1st, the loan length for books obtained via interlibrary loan will double from two weeks to four weeks. We will also facilitate renewals for interlibrary loaned books when possible.  To request an article, book, or book chapter, or to check…

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Introducing: TRU Residence Pop-Up Library!

  Posted on: August 26, 2019

Find a TRU Library Pop-up in your residence once a month, starting in September! We will be there to help you with research, find books & articles, citation tips and more! Mondays, 3pm to 5pm What dates will we be in your residence? TRU Residence Monday, Sept 9th Monday, Oct 7th Monday, Nov 4th Monday,…

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Books & Bannock Book Club

  Posted on: May 31, 2019

TRU Library is teaming up with Indigenous Education to host a book club event in celebration of Indigenous Book Club Month. Participants are asked to choose any book by an Indigenous author, read it, and then come to the book club and talk about their book (no pressure to talk though!). We have a list…

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TRU Student Research on Display This Weekend

  Posted on: March 27, 2019

TRU Library invites you to check out the 14th annual TRU Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference this weekend. This FREE EVENT is open to everyone and is an opportunity for students from all programs, departments, and areas of study at TRU to share their work with the rest of campus and the larger community, either…

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Long Night Against Procrastination Registration OPEN

  Posted on: March 4, 2019

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely and isolating chore requiring endurance and fortitude. On March 21st, 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, but it…

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The Next Chapter: a Library for the future

  Posted on: January 8, 2019

TRU Library is so excited to start 2019 with a fresh new vision, and new leadership.  Inside TRU has put the spotlight on the Library’s future goals in an interview with Kathy Gaynor, TRU’s new University Librarian: The next chapter: a library for the future   Posted on: January 4, 2019 <!–    –> The next chapter: a library…

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Library Hours Changes and Closure

  Posted on: December 13, 2018

Please note that the TRU Library hours will change following exams on December 15th. Library Hours in effect as of December 16th: December 16th – CLOSED Dec17th – Dec 21st: Main Library Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm House of Learning Library Services Monday to Friday 1pm to 4pm Both Libraries are CLOSED from 4pm, December…

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Be Stress Free

  Posted on: November 28, 2018

From Nov 30 to Dec 14 – Refresh your mind while studying for exams by stopping by the Stress Free Zone and playing some games or building some puzzles. Look for the bright tables with puzzles and games located in the library on the third floor of the House of Learning and the first floor…

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New Collection! Routley World War I Aerial Photography

  Posted on: November 13, 2018

The TRU Library is proud to present the Routley World War I Photograph Collection. Percival Charles Routley, born in 1890, served as a Lieutenant in the Welsh Regiment for the British Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force during World War I from 1915-1919. He served as a pilot and photographer, flying over sensitive…

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