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January

Scheduled Maintenance - WorldCat

Thu. Jan. 26, 2017 10:00 AM
The WorldCat database will undergo scheduled maintenance beginning Saturday, February 18th at 11:00 pm. This will affect the WorldCat... Read More


Get Started with the New Refworks

Wed. Jan. 25, 2017 11:00 AM
The UW Library offers a Refworks subscription to all students, faculty, and staff. Refworks is a reference management program that allows... Read More


Database Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest Databases

Wed. Jan. 25, 2017 12:00 AM
ProQuest Databases will be unavailable due to a scheduled maintenance Saturday Jan 28th 9 pm CST through Sunday Jan 29th 5 am CST. It is... Read More


Understanding Your Research Assignments

Mon. Jan. 23, 2017 11:00 AM
Although you won’t be handing in your final research paper for many weeks, there are still some important things you can do now to make... Read More


Research Presentations in 10x10 Format

Mon. Jan. 23, 2017 11:00 AM
All are invited to attend the next information session of the Mobilizing Research Series, which is hosted by The University of Winnipeg to promote... Read More


Copyright Presentations

Mon. Jan. 23, 2017 11:00 AM
Join the Copyright Office for a brief presentation on copyright basics, the University’s new Copyright Policy, and an update on the... Read More


Database Scheduled Maintenance - Taylor & Francis Online

Mon. Jan. 23, 2017 12:00 AM
Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable due to a scheduled database maintenance Wednesday January 25th from 5 - 9 pm. It is... Read More


In the greenhouse: Return Atacama happening

Fri. Jan. 20, 2017 4:00 PM
The greenhouse: a feminist artlab for making and thinking on the 5th floor of the UofW Library, is pleased to be hosting CONSTELACIONES in the lab... Read More


1lib1ref: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Fri. Jan. 20, 2017 3:00 PM
Library reference staff will be hosting a mini Wikipedia edit-a-thon in the Library’s Pitcairn Commons on January 25, 2017 from 10 a.m.... Read More


The Tender Fragments

Fri. Jan. 6, 2017 12:15 PM
Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson will join Alison Gillmor in conversation on January 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall to discuss... Read More


Database Issues - Taylor & Francis Online Platform

Wed. Jan. 4, 2017 1:30 PM
Taylor & Francis Online is currently experiencing technical issues which may affect access for some customers (The University of Winnipeg does... Read More


February

Database Trial - Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration & Cultural Exchange [Adam Matthew]

Mon. Feb. 27, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration & Cultural... Read More


New Course Reserve System

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017 2:00 PM
As part of University-wide efforts to build strong operational supports for copyright compliance, the Library has committed to modernizing its... Read More


Make the Road Seem Shorter

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017 10:00 AM
Elder Ruth Christie presents an hour of storytelling drawn from a deep well of personal experience and oral tradition.  Born in Loon... Read More


Database Trial - Winnipeg Free Press @NewspaperARCHIVE [ProQuest]

Fri. Feb. 24, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource Winnipeg Free Press.  NewspaperARCHIVE.com contains... Read More


Upcoming website outages

Mon. Feb. 13, 2017 4:00 PM
The following library hosted websites will be offline for system maintenance on Wednesday February 15, 2017 between 3:30 and 4:30pm. WinnSpace... Read More


Database Trial - Academic Video Online: Premium [Alexander Street Press]

Fri. Feb. 10, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource of streaming videos, Academic Video Online: Premium [Alexander... Read More


Database Trial - CAMPUS [National Film Board of Canada]

Fri. Feb. 10, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource of streaming videos, CAMPUS [National Film Board of Canada].... Read More


Database Trial - LGBT Life with Full Text [EBSCOhost]

Fri. Feb. 3, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource LGBT Life with Full Text [EBSCOhost]. LGBT... Read More


March

Intermittent Issues - WorldCat (Resolved)

Thu. Mar. 30, 2017 4:00 PM
The Library’s discovery layer, WorldCat Local, is currently having intermittent connectivity issues. Technical support teams are... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - March 31st

Mon. Mar. 27, 2017 11:01 AM
From 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday March 31st, the following library web services will be unavailable due to system... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - March 28th

Mon. Mar. 27, 2017 11:00 AM
From 3:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday March 28th, the following library web services will be unavailable due to system... Read More


Noise Policy Reminder

Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 3:30 PM
As the term enters exam period, we would like to remind all Library patrons of the Library noise policy.  Please be mindful of your own... Read More


Call For Designs

Thu. Mar. 16, 2017 11:00 AM
All University of Winnipeg students are welcome to submit their carrel designs* to The Wild Things Society at... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - WorldCat

Thu. Mar. 16, 2017 10:15 AM
Programs behind the Library’s discovery layer, WorldCat Local, will undergo scheduled maintenance beginning Friday, March 17th... Read More


Database Trial - Kanopy

Wed. Mar. 8, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource, Kanopy. Kanopy is a video streaming platform that offers a... Read More


Database Trial - Digital Theatre Plus

Wed. Mar. 8, 2017 12:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is currently running a trial for a new eresource, Digital Theatre Plus. Digital Theatre Plus... Read More


Tales at Night @ The Good Will Social Club

Mon. Mar. 6, 2017 8:00 AM
Great tales on tap - stories perfect for a cold winter’s night!  On March 15th, the Winnipeg Public Library will host an adult... Read More


Alumni Book Club Inaugural Meeting

Mon. Mar. 6, 2017 8:00 AM
Join us to discuss the works of UWinnipeg alumni authors!  Our first reading selection is The Break by Katherena Vermette, a UWinnipeg... Read More


Outage Notice - Three Library Hosted Websites

Wed. Mar. 1, 2017 3:30 PM
The following three library hosted websites may be unavailable for some users until later this evening due to a domain name system (DNS)... Read More


New Course Reserve System – Training Sessions

Wed. Mar. 1, 2017 11:30 AM
The Library is ready to deploy a new course reserve system called Ares, which is widely used in academic libraries... Read More


April

Scheduled Maintenance - April 28th

Mon. Apr. 24, 2017 1:00 PM
Starting at 2:00 p.m. on Friday April 28th, the following library web services will be unavailable due to system maintenance:   Searching... Read More


New Library Course Reserve System

Mon. Apr. 24, 2017 11:30 AM
Today, April 24th, the existing library course reserve pages will be phased out as the UWinnipeg Library launches its new course... Read More


Platform Migration - ebrary and EBL Moving to Ebook Central

Fri. Apr. 21, 2017 12:00 AM
Between May 2nd and 9th, ebrary and EBL resources will be migrating to a new platform becoming Ebook Central [ProQuest]. There should be minimal... Read More


New eResources - Winnipeg Free Press Archives & More

Thu. Apr. 20, 2017 12:00 AM
Explore the Library's newly acquired eresources: Winnipeg Free Press @NewspaperARCHIVE [ProQuest] Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement... Read More


Spring Hours

Tue. Apr. 18, 2017 2:00 PM
The Library will be closed on Sundays starting April 23rd.  Regular Library hours will resume in September. Library hours from Sunday,... Read More


LibProxy Maintenance - April 11th

Mon. Apr. 10, 2017 10:30 AM
The Library's proxy server will be offline for maintenance between 4:20 a.m. and 4:50 a.m. on Tuesday April 11th. Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - April 17th

Mon. Apr. 10, 2017 10:00 AM
From 2:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Monday April 17th, the following library web services will be unavailable due to system... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - April 7th

Thu. Apr. 6, 2017 3:00 PM
From 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Friday April 7th, the following library web services will be unavailable due to system... Read More


May

LibProxy Maintenance - May 26th

Wed. May. 24, 2017 9:30 AM
The Library's proxy server will be offline for maintenance between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon of May 26th, 2017. Read More


Platform Migration - ebrary and EBL Moving to Ebook Central

Tue. May. 23, 2017 12:00 AM
On June 27th, ebrary and EBL resources will be migrating to a new platform becoming Ebook Central [ProQuest]. There should be minimal disruption in... Read More


Study Carrel Redesign Winners

Wed. May. 17, 2017 9:00 AM
We are pleased to announce the winners of last month’s study carrel redesign contest! Congratulations to first-place winner David... Read More


LibProxy Maintenance - May 3rd

Mon. May. 1, 2017 1:45 PM
The Library's proxy server will be offline for maintenance between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. on the morning of May 3rd, 2017. Read More


June

Platform Migration Update - ebrary and EBL Moving to Ebook Central

Thu. Jun. 29, 2017 12:00 AM
Our Ebook Central migration has occurred. For the time being you will need to log into the proxy even on-campus to access ebrary/Ebook Central... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance Catalogue/My Library - June 23rd

Thu. Jun. 22, 2017 3:00 PM
The following library services will be offline for maintenance between 4:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23rd, 2017:  Searching the... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - June 19th

Mon. Jun. 19, 2017 2:30 PM
The following library services will be offline for maintenance between 5:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017:   Searching the... Read More


Unsettling Canada: The UW Readings

Thu. Jun. 15, 2017 12:30 PM
UW students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in a week of public readings of Arthur Manuel’s award-winning book, Unsettling... Read More


Database Scheduled Downtime - UlrichsWeb

Fri. Jun. 9, 2017 12:00 AM
System downtime affecting UlrichsWeb will be occurring for about one hour starting on Thursday June 15th at 3 pm CDT. We apologize for any... Read More


Upcoming Changes to the Library Search Layer

Thu. Jun. 8, 2017 2:30 PM
The Library’s discovery layer - the Library homepage search application that enables students and faculty to browse millions of books,... Read More


July

Network Outage - July 22nd

Thu. Jul. 20, 2017 11:00 AM
The following library services will be unavailable off-campus for a planned network maintenance between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.... Read More


Network Outage - July 12th

Tue. Jul. 11, 2017 3:30 PM
The following library services will be unavailable off-campus for a planned network maintenance between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance Catalogue/My Library - July 7th

Fri. Jul. 7, 2017 3:00 PM
The following library services will be offline for maintenance between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7th, 2017:  Searching the... Read More


August

Database Temporarily Unavailable: Ebook Central [ProQuest]

Tue. Aug. 22, 2017 12:00 AM
Ebook Central [ProQuest] will undergo routine maintenance on Saturday, August 26, 2017 and be unavailable for about two hours beginning at 12 noon... Read More


Virtual Reference Service

Mon. Aug. 21, 2017 10:45 AM
Need help finding those 3-5 journal articles?  Want to know how to request an interlibrary loan?  Starting September 11th, the... Read More


Changes to Our eResource Systems

Mon. Aug. 21, 2017 12:00 AM
The Library will be making changes to a number of systems in the coming weeks. Our goal is to deploy these adjustments with as little service... Read More


Changes to the Library Search Layer

Mon. Aug. 14, 2017 2:25 PM
The Library’s discovery layer - the Library homepage search application that enables students and faculty to browse millions of books,... Read More


My Library+ Retirement

Fri. Aug. 4, 2017 2:30 PM
Access to MyLibrary+ has been discontinued.  The status of ILL requests will now be available directly from My Library Account. ... Read More


Database Maintenance - Ebook Central [ProQuest]

Fri. Aug. 4, 2017 12:00 AM
To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, Ebook Central will be unavailable for approximately three hours beginning... Read More


September

September 28 - Scheduled Maintenance Catalogue/My Library

Wed. Sep. 27, 2017 1:15 PM
The following library services will be offline for maintenance between midnight and 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 28th,... Read More


September 22 - Scheduled Maintenance for Multiple Library Hosted Websites

Thu. Sep. 21, 2017 10:30 AM
The following Library hosted websites will be offline between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22nd for system... Read More


Science Literacy Week at the UWinnipeg Library

Mon. Sep. 11, 2017 10:40 AM
September 18-24 is Science Literacy Week!  To celebrate, the UWinnipeg Library and UW Let’s Talk Science chapter are putting... Read More


System Maintenance - OCLC Services

Thu. Sep. 7, 2017 12:00 AM
OCLC will be conducting system maintenance that could result in periods of intermittent service interruptions and delayed response times for all... Read More


October

Open Access Week 2017

Mon. Oct. 23, 2017 1:00 PM
To recognize Open Access Week 2017, the University of Winnipeg Library is hosting two events that we hope you will join us for! Wednesday,... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance for Multiple Library Hosted Websites

Wed. Oct. 18, 2017 5:00 PM
The following Library hosted websites may experience an interruption in service of up to 15 minutes in length between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on... Read More


October 16 - Scheduled Maintenance - Winnspace and Hosted Scholarly Journals

Mon. Oct. 16, 2017 2:30 PM
The WinnSpace institutional repository (http://winnspace.uwinnipeg.ca) and UW hosted scholarly journals... Read More


Winnspace Outage

Mon. Oct. 16, 2017 10:30 AM
Due to unforseen circumstances the University's institutional repository Winnspace will be offline this morning.  We expect to have... Read More


Planned Maintenance - WorldCat Discovery

Wed. Oct. 4, 2017 12:00 AM
OCLC will be conducting a planned maintenance that will affect WorldCat Discovery. The maintenance window is scheduled to start on Sunday October... Read More


November

System Downtime - ProQuest Ebook Central

Mon. Nov. 27, 2017 12:00 AM
Ebook Central [ProQuest] will be unavailable Saturday December 2nd from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm for  maintenance (updates to the currency... Read More


Noise Policy Reminder

Thu. Nov. 16, 2017 4:00 PM
As the term enters exam period, we would like to remind all Library patrons of the Library noise policy.  Please be mindful of your own... Read More


System Downtime - Taylor & Francis Online

Thu. Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 AM
Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable from Sunday November 19th, at 10:30 pm to 1:30 pm on Monday November 20th. This is due to... Read More


Google Scholar Issues

Wed. Nov. 8, 2017 11:30 AM
We are aware that Google Scholar is not connecting to the University of Winnipeg Library holdings and are working to resolve it.  In the... Read More


Roof Construction and Noise

Mon. Nov. 6, 2017 10:00 AM
Please be aware that work crews will be addressing priority issues with the Centennial Hall rooftop over the coming weeks. Work may be periodic or... Read More


December

Planned Maintenance - Winnspace

Tue. Dec. 12, 2017 3:30 PM
The University's institutional repository Winnspace will be offline for maintenance on three occasions this week. Tuesday December 12,... Read More


Google Scholar Issues - Resolved

Tue. Dec. 5, 2017 11:30 AM
Google Scholar should be connecting to the University of Winnipeg Library holdings, and the Get Access link should now be showing. We thank-you for... Read More


Planned Maintenance - WorldCat Discovery

Tue. Dec. 5, 2017 12:00 AM
OCLC will be conducting a planned maintenance that may affect WorldCat Discovery. The maintenance window is scheduled to start on Sunday December... Read More


Food for Fines

Mon. Dec. 4, 2017 10:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library is running the "Food for Fines" campaign from December 4th through 12PM noon on December 15th. Food and general... Read More


System Downtime - Taylor & Francis Online

Fri. Dec. 1, 2017 12:00 AM
Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable for 1 hour on Friday December 1st from 6 pm to 7 pm CST. This is due to a scheduled... Read More


System Downtime - UlrichsWeb [ProQuest]

Fri. Dec. 1, 2017 12:00 AM
There will be a system downtime affecting UlrichsWeb [ProQuest] for 1 hour on Thursday, December 7 starting at 12:00 noon. During this time,... Read More