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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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Open Access Week

Open Access Week

  Posted on: October 22, 2023

The Open Access (OA) movement seeks to provide academic information freely and openly online. An OA publication can be read, downloaded, and used for free legally. This is in contrast to subscription publications, which readers (or libraries!) must pay to access. International Open Access Week (#OAWeek) takes place in October every year to raise awareness…

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October is Canadian Library Month

  Posted on: October 13, 2023

During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada are raising awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression and so much more. To find out about TRU Libraries and…

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Show your Pride! Take a Shelfie

  Posted on: September 20, 2023

TRUSU is hosting the TRU Pride Parade on Wednesday, September 27th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. In support of 2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual, (2SLGBTQIA+) students and the TRUSU Pride Parade, the TRU Library invites you to take a Pride Shelfie. During the week of September 25th to 29th,…

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Store your research data in TRU’s data repository!

  Posted on: September 6, 2023

TRU Library has recently launched a secure research data repository for TRU faculty, students, and staff through Borealis: https://borealisdata.ca/dataverse/tru What is Borealis? Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository, is a bilingual, multi-disciplinary, secure, Canadian research data repository, supported by academic libraries and research institutions across Canada. Borealis supports open discovery, management, sharing, and preservation of Canadian…

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Laptop & Equipment Lending

  Posted on: August 24, 2023

Starting September 5th, 2023  laptops can be borrowed for the entire semester from the TRU Library. Seventy laptops are available on a first come first served basis with no renewals (i.e. they can only be borrowed for one semester during the academic year).  For the Fall 2023 term, laptops must be returned on or before…

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Two New Librarians Join the TRU Library

  Posted on: August 4, 2023

Two new librarians recently joined TRU Library as Research and Instruction Librarians in two-year limited term positions. Stirling Prentice began as a Research and Instruction Librarian on April 3, 2023 with a contract until March 31, 2025.  He has a Master of Library and Information Science (University of Western Ontario, 2009), Master of Arts in…

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