Appointment of Tania Gottschalk as University Librarian

  Posted on: May 17, 2024

Tania has been TRU’s interim university librarian since June 2021, having joined the university as our inaugural associate university librarian in May 2020. She has more than 30 years’ experience working in academic libraries in Canada and the United States. Previous to TRU, she was most recently the head of the Sciences and Technology Libraries…

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Library Upgrades Access to IBISWorld

  Posted on: May 14, 2024

Recently the Library upgraded its access to IBISWorld to include U.S. as well as Canadian coverage. What is IBISWorld? IBISWorld is a comprehensive industry-market research database which covers every US industry with a 5-digit NAICS code. All industry reports are similarly structured, regularly updated, and provide in-depth industry analysis, including statistics, SWOT analysis, forecasts and…

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Library Graduate Student Study Room Service Discontinuation

  Posted on: April 24, 2024

The Library is discontinuing our Graduate Student Study Room service.  All current bookings are being cancelled. The reason for this discontinuation is that the university is repurposing the third-floor rooms currently dedicated to this service and turning them into office spaces.  This change is part of an overall space plan for the university that includes…

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Library’s Stress-Free Zone is back! April 8th – 19th

  Posted on: April 3, 2024

Give your hard-working brain a break this exam period with TRU Library’s Stress Free Zone in the Learning Commons. Chill out with some colouring pages, chip away at a puzzle or try your hand at some classic board games. It’s the great way to pause, refresh your brain, and help keep exam stress at bay….

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Celebrate Research Month at TRU

  Posted on: March 8, 2024

Join the library in celebrating Research Month with the Office of the Vice President Research! Research Month runs through the month of March and is a celebration of TRU’s growing research capacity and our commitment to research: There are many great events happening in March under the research month umbrella! Check out Coyote Coyote Brings…

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12th annual Open Education Week – March 4-8, 2024

  Posted on: March 1, 2024

The 12th annual Open Education Week (OE Week) (4-8 March 2024) starts next week. This is a week to raise awareness and highlight Open Education, which includes open educational resources, open pedagogy/practices, and open research practices.  It’s a chance to learn more about open educational and be inspired by the work that is being developed. This is an…

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Undergraduate Students: You’re Invited to Share Your Research!

  Posted on: February 22, 2024

The TRU Library is once again pleased to be a partner in hosting the 19th annual TRU Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference which will take place March 25-28, 2024, in both the Library Learning Commons and the TRU Research Hub. The conference is an opportunity for TRU undergraduate students from any year of study to…

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TRUSpace is TRU’s institutional repository

  Posted on: February 5, 2024

TRUSpace is TRU’s institutional repository. Visit TRUSpace to find all kinds of materials from TRU, including research papers, student theses, photos from TRU’s history, and more! What is an institutional repository? An institutional repository (IR) is an online collection of the intellectual outputs of an institution, usually a university. What can I find in TRUSpace?…

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Article Processing Charge (APC)

  Posted on: January 22, 2024

Many OA journals charge authors a fee to publish their article. This Article Processing Charge (APC) covers the publishing costs normally recovered through journal subscriptions. APC charges are $2000 on average which can be a barrier to researchers, faculty, and students interested in, or required to publish in OA journals. Learn how the Library and Office of Research can help.

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Give your Brain a Break at the Library’s Stress-Free Zone!

  Posted on: November 30, 2023

Exams can be a stressful and overwhelming time. That’s why TRU Library is hosting a Stress-Free Zone from December 1st to the 15th! It’s a chance to take a well-earned break and maybe have a little low-key fun. Help your hard-working brains relax with colouring pages and crafts. Chill-out piecing together a puzzle. Or, stretch…

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