Easter weekend hours at the Library

  Posted on: March 22, 2016

The Main, House of Learning, and Williams Lake campus branch libraries of TRU Library will be closed for statuary holidays on Friday March 25th and Monday March 28th. The Law Library will remain available to law users only. Main Library and House of Learning library maintain their regular hours for Saturday March 26th and Sunday…

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My space, your space, our space, TRUSpace!

  Posted on: March 17, 2016

  The University Library is pleased to present the TRU community with a valuable and versatile new academic and research resource: TRUSpace, Thompson Rivers University’s very own institutional repository. “An institutional repository (IR) is a digital collection of an institution’s intellectual output. IRs are a key infrastructure component in the digital environment because they provide…

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Main Library, early (temporary) closure on March 3rd

  Posted on: February 29, 2016

The Main Library will be closing at 6pm on Thursday March 3 in order to set up for the 3rd TRU Long Night Against Procrastination. Doors will re-open at 7:30pm, and Long Night will officially begin at 8pm. Students looking for a place to work while we’re setting up for Long Night can go to…

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March 3rd: Long Night Against Procrastination

Long Night Against Procrastination - March 3rd

  Posted on: February 25, 2016

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely and isolating chore requiring endurance and fortitude. On March 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 your…

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Campus Network Outage – February 20

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  Posted on: January 21, 2016

TRU IT Services will be performing a campus-wide network system maintenance on Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 7:00am to 5:00pm. Access to the website, including the library website and online resources, may be intermittent. Network services, some telephone services (IP phone sets), as well as access to the wireless and student residence networks may be…

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Winter Holiday – Library Closed

  Posted on: December 14, 2015

Thompson Rivers University, including the TRU Library, will be closed for the holidays as of 4pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016. Distance, Regional and Open Learning Students: The last day that library materials will be shipped out before the holidays is Friday, December 18th. Articles may be…

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“Just Google it”: Algorithms of Oppression streamed lecture

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  Posted on: November 27, 2015

TRU Library is very pleased to announce that the BC Research Libraries Group Speaker Series has partnered with Douglas College to livestream, record, and archive an upcoming talk by Dr. Safiya Noble to expand access to the event to all of BC. Dr. Noble’s research is of interest to a broad audience outside of the…

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Kamloops Campus & Williams Lake Libraries Exam Study Hours

  Posted on: November 18, 2015

Both the Main and House of Learning libraries will be open for study until midnight starting December 9 – December 21, 2015. Midnight hours at both branch libraries will provide students with equitable access to the library’s physical collections and will enable students to use the Library’s full study space. Main Library Reference (basic assistance…

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Stress Relief (and Bubble Wrap) is on the Way!

We are all mature until somebody brings out some bubble wrap

  Posted on: November 12, 2015

Starting Tuesday December 1, the TRU Library is once again setting up a “Stress-Free Zone” (#SFZ) for final exams. The #SFZ will run December 1 – 22 on the first floor of the House of Learning. Students will be able to sit and play a variety of board games, colour, do puzzles, build a Lego…

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Trouble accessing library resources from off-campus?

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  Posted on: October 15, 2015

The library has performed necessary upgrades on our proxy server.  The proxy server allows off campus users to access library resources.   Most users should not encounter any problems, but a few people have reported minor issues.   If you do have a problem logging in to our site from off campus the problem can usually be…

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