Author talk: Ramona Materi

Ramona Materi

  Posted on: September 14, 2015

TRU Library is pleased to co-sponsor an author talk with the TNRD Library System, and bring Ramona Materi, President of Ingenia Consulting to Kamloops. Materi has drawn on her experience as a consultant in BC’s North to provide a current, practical, and detailed guide to business opportunities in the region. Her book, British Columbia’s New…

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New Law Librarian – Mandy Ostick

legal research

  Posted on: September 8, 2015

TRU Library is pleased to announce that Mandy Ostick has joined our team as the Law Librarian, replacing Mary Hemmings who is on leave until December 2015. Mandy brings 15+ years of legal research expertise to TRU and will serve students and faculty primarily in the Law Library. Mandy is skilled at identifying and implementing…

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Lights, Camera…. ACTION!

  Posted on: June 24, 2015

TRU Library now lends small handheld audio-visual equipment on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring your Campus ID card to borrow equipment. Our AV equipment includes: Tripods Cameras (Video and Still image cameras) Speaker phone Digital Recorders Audio-visual equipment is only available at the Main Library at the Kamloops Campus during regular library operating…

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TRU Library collaborates on Newspaper Digitization Project

  Posted on: May 1, 2015

TRU Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new, local, digital newspaper archive called “Newshound” which provides access to the region’s newspapers via an online searchable database. You can access the collection at . This online archive will provide 24/7, searchable access to historic local and regional newspapers.  While the collection is…

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RefWorks Accounts Migrating to US Servers in June 2015

  Posted on: March 16, 2015

This is an important message for TRU Library RefWorks users. As of June 2015, the Canadian version of RefWorks will cease to exist, because the Canadian server that hosts RefWorks is no longer available.  Having your username, email address and citations stored on a US server means that your account information will be subject to…

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Living Library – come “borrow” a human “book”!

  Posted on: March 9, 2015

International Days are here again, and so is the TRU Library’s third annual “Living Library”  project!  Based on the Human Library started fifteen years ago in Copenhagen, the Living Library allows you to “borrow” a human “book.”  The idea is that by listening to other people’s stories and hearing about the world from their unique points…

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Spring ahead! This Sunday!

  Posted on: March 6, 2015

Ready to Spring ahead an hour? Ready for more sunshine into your life? This Sunday is the time to turn your clocks ahead an hour for Daylight Savings Time. On Saturday night, before you go to bed, turn your clocks ahead an hour.

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Main Library – early closure for Long Night Against Procrastination

  Posted on: March 3, 2015

The Main Library will close at 7pm on Thursday March 5, in order for the staff to set up for the Long Night Against Procrastination. The House of Learning Library will remain open until 9pm. Main Library will reopen at 8pm when the Long Night Against Procrastination event begins. If you haven’t registered for the…

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Campus Professional Development Day (February 18) – Library hours

  Posted on: February 16, 2015

TRU Libraries at the Kamloops Campus (House of Learning Library and Main Library) will be closed from 8-4pm for a staff professional development opportunity.   The libraries will open at 4pm and remain open until 9pm. Main Library 8am – 4pm: closed 4pm – 8:50pm: checkout services 5pm – 9pm: reference services House of Learning Library…

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Kick Start Your Research!

  Posted on: February 3, 2015

In addition to holding TRU’s first Long Night Against Procrastination on March 5, the Library and Writing Centre are repeating our a half-day “Kick Start Your Research” workshop for students the Tuesday of Reading Week. Intended for any student facing their first major essay assignments, “Kick Start Your Research” participants will spend Tuesday February 17…

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