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Improved access to newspaper, business & legal information: LexisNexis Academic (LNA)

  Posted on: July 20, 2017

The Library recently made some improvements to its fulltext offerings of newspapers.  After having conducted a month-long trial in April 2017 of LexisNexis Academic (LNA), we have decided to subscribe to the product.  Not only does LexisNexis Academic provide wider coverage of newspapers, it duplicates much of the content of Canadian Newsstream, which we will…

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Services for Evacuees

  Posted on: July 10, 2017

BC Wildfire Evacuees in Kamloops are welcome to TRU library services. We have: computers wi-fi access air conditioning comfortable seating DVDs, as well as players (there is a selection of popular choices on a cart in the front lobby) books, including a large selection of children’s books The library is open from 8am-5pm Monday to…

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Easter Monday (April 17): Main Library OPEN

  Posted on: April 12, 2017

Looking for a place to study when most of the campus is closed for Easter Monday, April 17? Come to Main Library! We’ll be open 12pm – 8pm. Main Library is also open Saturday, April 15, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, April 16, noon to 8pm. Get a head start on studying for exams.

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New Database Trial: LexisNexis Academic

  Posted on: April 4, 2017

Until the end of April, TRU Library has trial access to LexisNexis. LexisNexis Academic is a full text database, focusing primarily on Business, Legal, and News resources. Included in the database are company filings, journal and newspaper articles, broadcast transcripts, and law reports. Coverage is international in scope. Access LexisNexis at any time during the…

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Tomorrow: Gail Anderson-Dargatz Reading at HOL Library!

  Posted on: April 3, 2017

Internationally-acclaimed chronicler of the Thompson Shuswap region returns to TRU Award-winning author (and former TRU student!) Gail Anderson-Dargatz will read from and discuss her first novel, The Cure for Death by Lightning, and her latest novel, The Spawning Grounds, on Tuesday, April 4 from 11AM to noon on the third floor of TRU’s House of…

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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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