TNRD Talks: Freedom To Read 2018

  Posted on: February 6, 2018

Freedom To Read _TRU Library & TNRD On Tuesday, February 27th the TNRD Library System and TRU Library will host a panel discussion in celebration of Freedom to Read Week. Freedom to Read Week celebrates and supports authors and readers by encouraging all Canadians to think about intellectual freedom. Intellectual freedom is the right to…

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WebCast: Research Data Management, Data Governance, and Ethics

  Posted on: January 22, 2018

The TRU Library, as a member of the BC Research Libraries Group (BCRLG), is pleased to present “Surveying the Landscape: Research Data Management, Data Governance, and Ethics,” a talk being given by Dr. Jacqueline Quinless out of the University of Victoria. This talk will be WEBCAST Thursday January 25, 1:00 – 2:30 pm.  You are…

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Stress Free Zone (SFZ) RETURNS

  Posted on: November 30, 2017

On Monday December 4th, TRU Library is once again setting up a “Stress-Free Zone” for final exams. The SFZ will run from Dec 4th  to Dec 15th in the library on the 3rd floor of House of Learning.   It’s a place for students to take a break from studying, refresh their minds, and have…

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Long Night Against Procrastination is Back!

  Posted on: October 11, 2017

The Library and Writing Centre are collaborating once again to host TRU’s 6th Long Night Against Procrastination! Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely and isolating chore requiring endurance and fortitude. On Nov 2nd, join a campus community of writers and academic support services at the Long Night Against Procrastination. Stay up late together, attend…

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New Database Trial: Statista

  Posted on: October 10, 2017

TRU Library has started a trial to the Statista database, an online statistics aggregator providing business, marketing, demographic and economic statistics. Statista also provides company dossiers, topical reports and high-quality infographics. During the month of October, you are encouraged to use this database for your student assignments, and any other research you might be doing….

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Library Hours for Thanksgiving

  Posted on: October 4, 2017

Main Library and House of Learning Library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Monday October 9th.  If you are looking to get some studying done over the weekend, Main Library will be open Saturday October 14th, 9am to 5pm and Sunday October 15th, 12pm to 9pm. Check the website: to keep up to date…

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Improved access to newspaper, business & legal information: LexisNexis Academic (LNA)

  Posted on: July 20, 2017

The Library recently made some improvements to its fulltext offerings of newspapers.  After having conducted a month-long trial in April 2017 of LexisNexis Academic (LNA), we have decided to subscribe to the product.  Not only does LexisNexis Academic provide wider coverage of newspapers, it duplicates much of the content of Canadian Newsstream, which we will…

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Services for Evacuees

  Posted on: July 10, 2017

BC Wildfire Evacuees in Kamloops are welcome to TRU library services. We have: computers wi-fi access air conditioning comfortable seating DVDs, as well as players (there is a selection of popular choices on a cart in the front lobby) books, including a large selection of children’s books The library is open from 8am-5pm Monday to…

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Easter Monday (April 17): Main Library OPEN

  Posted on: April 12, 2017

Looking for a place to study when most of the campus is closed for Easter Monday, April 17? Come to Main Library! We’ll be open 12pm – 8pm. Main Library is also open Saturday, April 15, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, April 16, noon to 8pm. Get a head start on studying for exams.

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New Database Trial: LexisNexis Academic

  Posted on: April 4, 2017

Until the end of April, TRU Library has trial access to LexisNexis. LexisNexis Academic is a full text database, focusing primarily on Business, Legal, and News resources. Included in the database are company filings, journal and newspaper articles, broadcast transcripts, and law reports. Coverage is international in scope. Access LexisNexis at any time during the…

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