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NEW TRU Community Scholars Program

  Posted on: November 12, 2019

As an open access research university, TRU prides itself on reducing barriers. Which is why we are thrilled to announce that TRU has joined the Community Scholars Program, providing access for regional non-profit organizations and registered charities to the latest research. In partnership with Simon Fraser University, and funded through the McConnell Foundation, TRU will…

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Help us improve our website!

  Posted on: November 4, 2019

We need your help! #TRULibrary is looking to improve our website usability. Please take a few minutes to complete our survey so we can create a better user experience. We welcome and thank you for your feedback! Take the short survey now! tru.libsurveys.com/websiteuse

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LNAP Registration is Open!

  Posted on: October 24, 2019

On Thursday, November 14 from 7pm to 1am, join a campus community of writers and academic support services at Long Night Against Procrastination in the Main Library. Attend academic and wellness workshops, share food and laughter, put a dent in your assignments, and still get a good night’s sleep! Registration and information: https://libguides.tru.ca/lnap

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You’re Invited!

  Posted on: October 16, 2019

As part of international Open Access Week, the TRU Library is hosting an Open Library event. Come and chat with people from the Library, the Research Office, and TRUSU to learn more about services that support open scholarship and open access, including TRUSpace, Digital Commons, data sharing, and OERs. Games, prizes, and cake are provided….

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NEW Holds Service

  Posted on: October 7, 2019

The Library has a new service for putting a hold on a book to pick up later! Users can now place a hold on any book in the library collection with a simple click on the ‘place a hold’ button on the item. When the item is ready for pick-up, an email notification will be…

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Free Menstrual Products at TRU Library

  Posted on: September 16, 2019

For some time at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), menstrual products have not been available through coin-operated dispensers in washrooms. While they are available for free by asking at the university’s Wellness Centre or by purchasing them at the campus bookstore, TRU Library’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Accessibility Committee (known as IDA) realized that a lack of…

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Longer Interlibrary Loans!

  Posted on: September 10, 2019

TRU Library is happy to announce some expanded services for interlibrary loans (ILL). Effective September 1st, the loan length for books obtained via interlibrary loan will double from two weeks to four weeks. We will also facilitate renewals for interlibrary loaned books when possible.  To request an article, book, or book chapter, or to check…

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Introducing: TRU Residence Pop-Up Library!

  Posted on: August 26, 2019

Find a TRU Library Pop-up in your residence once a month, starting in September! We will be there to help you with research, find books & articles, citation tips and more! Mondays, 3pm to 5pm What dates will we be in your residence? TRU Residence Monday, Sept 9th Monday, Oct 7th Monday, Nov 4th Monday,…

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Books & Bannock Book Club

  Posted on: May 31, 2019

TRU Library is teaming up with Indigenous Education to host a book club event in celebration of Indigenous Book Club Month. Participants are asked to choose any book by an Indigenous author, read it, and then come to the book club and talk about their book (no pressure to talk though!). We have a list…

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TRU Student Research on Display This Weekend

  Posted on: March 27, 2019

TRU Library invites you to check out the 14th annual TRU Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference this weekend. This FREE EVENT is open to everyone and is an opportunity for students from all programs, departments, and areas of study at TRU to share their work with the rest of campus and the larger community, either…

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