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Update on Library Reopening

  Posted on: July 19, 2021

Update on Library reopening The TRU Library, now located in the House of Learning, will fully re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 7. In preparation, a gradual reopening will begin with the first and second floors on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Until then, the Library continues to provide basic in-person assistance on the first floor of the House of…

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Virtual Stress Free Zone

  Posted on: April 16, 2021

It’s back! April 16 – 28, virtually and with new features! This time, we are hosting a Virtual Study Hall. Do you miss hearing the sighs of other students in the library at exam time? Read, finish assignments or study for an exam – together in the same virtual room. Let us know what you’re…

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16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference

  Posted on: March 26, 2021

The TRU Library is once again pleased to be a partner in hosting the 16th annual TRU Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference which will take place online March 29-31. The conference is an opportunity for undergraduate students from any year of study to share their work from any program on campus; this year will feature…

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Virtual LNAP is back!

  Posted on: March 3, 2021

Our writing and research extravaganza is back – virtually! On Thursday March 11, from 6pm to 10pm, join us on BigBlueButton for our first Virtual Long Night Against Procrastination. Writing Centre tutors and Librarians will be available for one-on-one help. Attend academic and wellness mini-workshops, take a sneak-peak of some cool technologies from the new…

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Open Education Week Virtual Sessions

  Posted on: February 26, 2021

The 9th annual Open Education Week (OE Week) (1-5 March 2021) is approaching! 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. While…

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TRU Researchers Can Now Publish OA in Over 900 SAGE Choice Journals at No Charge

  Posted on: February 24, 2021

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) has negotiated a transformative “read and publish” agreement with SAGE, beginning January 1, 2021 and valid until December 31, 2023. A public announcement outlining the agreement is available here. As a result of the TRU Library’s membership in CKRN and this new agreement, any TRU researcher, faculty or student, may…

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TRU Undergraduate Research Conference 2021

  Posted on: January 29, 2021

The Library is pleased to once again be a partner in hosting the 16th annual TRU Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference, which will be held online March 29, 30 & 31, 2021. The conference is open to TRU undergraduate students at any year of study, in any program. We expect that most research will be…

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Getting Started with Open Educational Resources (OER)

  Posted on: January 4, 2021

Have your students ever asked you, “Do I really need the textbook?” or “Is a previous edition OK?” With the high cost of textbooks and the transition to alternate delivery models due to the COVID-19 pandemic, using open educational resources (OER) such as open textbooks can significantly increase student learning and success. The Open Education…

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Virtual Stress-Free Zone – December 2020

  Posted on: December 4, 2020

Now that final exams are here, it’s more important than ever to breathe, stretch, and take a break. Join us in the virtual TRU Library Stress-Free Zone to share a pet, learn a craft, play a word game, or answer some fun trivia! Drop in to say hi, stay for a game, or just hang…

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RefWorks Not Being Renewed: Backing up your Account

  Posted on: November 24, 2020

TRU Library’s RefWorks subscription has come up for renewal, and we have decided not to renew the product. Anyone with a RefWorks account has until December 31, 2020 to export their data before the resource becomes unavailable to TRU users. What is RefWorks? RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool; citation or bibliographic management programs…

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