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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Introducing The Virtual LNAP

  Posted on: November 2, 2020

Our writing and research extravaganza is back – virtually! On Thursday November 19, 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, play a fun trivia game, or show off your furry/scaly…

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Open Access Week at TRU Library

  Posted on: October 16, 2020

International Open Access Week is next week, October 19-25. This is a week dedicated to learning about Open Access (OA) publishing and finding OA research. What is Open Access? OA resources are freely available online, with no paywalls or legal concerns. If you have ever come across an article that requires a steep fee to…

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24/7 Hold Pickup Lockers & Book Drop Now Available

  Posted on: September 30, 2020

The Library is now placing materials requested as for “Pickup from HOL” into 24/7 Hold Pickup Lockers located outside the House of Learning entrance closest to the parking lot. If you have used the “Pickup from HOL” option, you will be emailed a locker number & locker code so you can access requested materials from…

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Touchless Borrowing Services Fall 2020

  Posted on: August 31, 2020

TRU Library will be offering a touchless borrowing services including access to reserve materials, books and laptops from first floor of the House of Learning beginning September 8th, 2020. Access to the rest of the House of Learning will be restricted in keeping with campus safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reserve Service Effective immediately,…

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