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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New InterLibrary Loan forms

  Posted on: December 23, 2014

TRU Library has moved to a consolidated InterLibrary Loan online system. Once you’ve logged into this new system (using your existing TRU library login credentials) you will be able to: place new requests for books, book chapters, and articles view the status of your outstanding requests and your complete order history Placing InterLibrary Loan (books,…

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NEW! Points to the Past Digital Collections

  Posted on: December 9, 2014

Nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content are now available to TRU students, faculty and staff through the Points to the Past Digital Collections provided by Gale. This access has been made possible by a unique agreement between Gale, the University of Victoria Libraries, the University of British Columbia Library, and Simon Fraser University Library,…

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Stress Free Zone Special Event: Knitting, Crocheting, or Rug Hooking

  Posted on: November 28, 2014

December 1, 2, 3 & 4: Come by the Stress Free Zone (#sfz) between 1-2pm and unwind with some knitting, crocheting, or rug hooking. Homemade crafts make ready Christmas gifts! Come for demonstrations, lessons, tips, or just the crafty company. You can crochet a dish cloth of your own, add to a shared rug-hooking project,…

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Fighting Stress with Dogs and Lego – Stress Free Zone #sfz

  Posted on: November 21, 2014

Starting Monday November 24, the TRU Library is once again setting up a “Stress-Free Zone” (#SFZ) for final exams. The #SFZ will run November 24 – December 12 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 bit…

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