January

NEXUS OUTAGE ON FEBRUARY 16 & 17

Thu. Feb. 14, 2019 10:45 AM
Please be advised that Nexus will be unavailable from 10:00 pm on Saturday, February 16 to 8:00 am on Sunday, February 17, to accommodate system... Read More


Trial eResource - American Indian Newspapers [Adam Matthew]

Fri. Jan. 25, 2019 10:00 AM
There is currently a trial going on for American Indian Newspapers [Adam Matthew]. American Indian Newspapers contains two centuries of North... Read More


Trial eResource - PsycINFO & PsycARTICLES on the Ovid Platform

Tue. Jan. 22, 2019 1:00 PM
There is currently a trial going on for PsycINFO & PsycARTICLES [Ovid]. PsycINFO contains abstracts of peer-reviewed scholarly journal... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - OCLC Services

Tue. Jan. 15, 2019 10:00 AM
System maintenance for an OCLC service is scheduled for January 20th starting at 1am CST, lasting until 5:30am. During this time, accessing... Read More


Kickoff Event: UN Year of Indigenous Languages

Mon. Jan. 14, 2019 12:00 AM
January 23, 2019 | 5th Floor Library Atrium |12:30 PM Anishinaabemowin Reading and Discussion  Display of Anishinaabemowin Library... Read More


New/Updated Patron Error - InterLibrary Loan

Wed. Jan. 9, 2019 11:35 AM
January 17, 2019 This issue has now been resolved. If you are still unable to place an Interlibrary Loan request, please contact... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest Databases

Wed. Jan. 9, 2019 10:00 AM
To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest products, maintenance is scheduled for many ProQuest products beginning on January 19, 2019, at 9... Read More


February

Some library hosted websites briefly offline Thursday afternoon

Thu. Feb. 21, 2019 9:00 AM
Please be advised that the following library hosted websites will experience brief interruptions between 2pm and 3pm on Thursday February 21,... Read More


March

Resolved: Access Issues - eBook Central [ProQuest]

Thu. Mar. 21, 2019 11:00 AM
This issue has now be resolved. Thank you for your patience. The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Ebook... Read More


Trial eResource - Criterion-on-Demand

Fri. Mar. 15, 2019 1:00 PM
There is currently a trial going on for Criterion-on-Demand. Criterion-on-Demand is a feature film platform that provides easy access to... Read More


RefWorks Legacy Platform to be Decommissioned

Fri. Mar. 15, 2019 12:00 AM
We will be decommissioning the RefWorks Legacy Platform on June 30, 2019. If you have not done so yet, please create an account on the new ProQuest... Read More


April

Library Closed Friday, May 3

Wed. Apr. 24, 2019 9:53 AM
The library will be closed on Friday, May 3 to accommodate training for staff. The “Ask Us Anything!” chat feature will also be... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest eBook Central

Mon. Apr. 8, 2019 11:00 AM
To ensure our ebook platforms remain updated and secure, ProQuest will be performing maintenance on Ebook Central on Saturday April, 20th from 11... Read More


May

Some library hosted websites offline late afternoon Fri May 24

Fri. May. 24, 2019 10:45 AM
Please be advised that the following library hosted websites will be unavailable between 4:00pm and 5:30pm on Friday May 24, 2019 for system... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - Taylor & Francis Online

Tue. May. 21, 2019 11:00 AM
Due to scheduled site maintenance, some functionality on Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable on Wednesday May 22 between 12:30 am... Read More


Library hosted websites unavailable late afternoon Fri May 17th

Thu. Feb. 14, 2019 10:45 AM
Please be advised that the following library hosted websites will be unavailable between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on Friday May 17, 2019 for system... Read More


June

Ares Reserves System Undergoing Maintenance

Tue. Jun. 11, 2019 9:46 AM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be temporarily unavailable as it undergoes maintenance on the following dates:   Friday, June 14th... Read More


July

eResource Platform Change - MLA

Fri. Jul. 19, 2019 12:00 PM
Our subscription to the MLA International Bibliography will be moving from the ProQuest platform to the EBSCOhost platform as of August 1st 2019.... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest eBook Central

Fri. Jul. 19, 2019 11:00 AM
To ensure our ebook platforms remain updated and secure, ProQuest will be performing maintenance on Ebook Central on Saturday July, 20th from 11 am... Read More


Reserves System Temporarily Unavailable

Wed. Jul. 3, 2019 1:35 PM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be temporarily unavailable as it undergoes maintenance on the following dates:   Friday, July... Read More


August

Copyright Drop-In Sessions

Mon. Aug. 26, 2019 12:00 AM
Have questions about using copyrighted materials for your teaching? Drop in and talk to Brianne Selman, the Copyright Librarian! When: Tuesday... Read More


Borrowing Requirements

Mon. Aug. 19, 2019 1:45 PM
Starting September 1, all library users must present their university ID Card or Special Borrower Card to borrow materials from the library. This... Read More


eReserves Unavailable Tuesday Evening

Thu. Aug. 1, 2019 4:15 PM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be temporarily unavailable due to a database migration on Tuesday, August 6 from approximately 5:00... Read More


New eResource - Criterion on Demand

Thu. Aug. 1, 2019 12:00 PM
The University of Winnipeg Library is pleased to announce a new streaming video resource Criterion on Demand. Criterion on Demand is a... Read More


Changes Coming to Kanopy

Thu. Aug. 1, 2019 11:00 AM
The Library’s Kanopy holdings will change over the next month as collections that are in some part available on another service are... Read More


September

Some library websites, including link resolver for ILL offline (resolved)

Mon. Sep. 30, 2019 10:45 AM
Please be advised that as of noon, September 30, 2019, some library hosted websites are currently offline: They are: Our in-house link resolver... Read More


Beware of phishing campaigns targeting library patrons

Mon. Sep. 23, 2019 4:00 PM
We have been made aware that UW Library patrons may be targeted by phishing emails. (fake emails designed to steal passwords). We encourage you to... Read More


New eResource - Visible Body: Human Anatomy Atlas

Mon. Sep. 23, 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library is pleased to announce a new interactive resource Visible Body: Human Anatomy Atlas. Visible Body:... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest eBook Central

Fri. Sep. 20, 2019 9:00 AM
To ensure our ebook platforms remain updated and secure, ProQuest will be performing maintenance on Ebook Central on Saturday October, 19th from 11... Read More


Multiple Library Hosted Websites offline Sept 14 (resolved)

Sat. Sep. 14, 2019 7:45 AM
Please be advised that multiple library hosted websites are offline for an extended period due to an unexpected equipment outage. These... Read More


October

Intermittent Service Disruptions Overnight

Wed. Oct. 30, 2019 11:35 AM
The library's online circulation service will be undergoing routine maintenance at the following times: 3 November between 12:00 AM and 4:30... Read More


New eResources - Primary Search, Middle Search, and MasterFILE Reference

Thu. Oct. 24, 2019 12:00 PM
The University of Winnipeg Library is pleased to announce three new eResources: Primary Search, Middle Search, and MasterFILE Reference. These are... Read More


Syllabus Service Reminder

Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 11:50 AM
Faculty and instructors are encouraged to save time by using the Syllabus Service, a fast and easy way to have all of your assigned readings... Read More


Indigenous Comics Geek Out

Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 12:00 AM
Snacks, comics, and games! Gather your party and venture into the stacks to explore Indigenous media in the Library. UWinnipeg Library is working... Read More


The Library Catalogue (Discovery) Now Retains Filter Selections

Fri. Oct. 11, 2019 12:00 AM
The library catalogue (Discovery) will now retain your search filter selections for subsequent searches, as the default. If you encounter any... Read More


Archives Construction Noise

Wed. Oct. 2, 2019 12:00 AM
Please be aware that work crews are currently performing maintenance in the Archives through Monday, October 7th. Work may be periodic or... Read More


November

Workshop: Intro to Copyright & Course Reserves

Wed. Nov. 27, 2019 9:40 AM
Faculty and instructors who share course readings through Nexus are invited to this hands-on session about copyright and the Ares Course Reserves... Read More


Late in the Library!

Tue. Nov. 26, 2019 12:00 AM
We’re staying up Late in the Library! Join us for extended library hours Monday-Thursday during the weeks of December 4-18. UWSA... Read More


Event: Celebrating Indigenous Languages

Fri. Nov. 15, 2019 12:00 AM
A feast, lecture, and closing event for the UN Year of Indigenous Languages! Food and beverages provided – all are welcome! Over... Read More


Student Team 2019-2020

Tue. Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 AM
Each year, the library hires a number of student assistants employed in the circulation services department. On Saturday, the new members... Read More


December

Returning Items over Winter Break

Thu. Dec. 19, 2019 10:25 AM
During the winter break, both UWinnipeg Library and Interlibrary Loan materials may be returned through the book drop by the main entrance to... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - RefWorks

Mon. Dec. 16, 2019 9:00 AM
To allow RefWorks to more fully leverage the security, scalability, and support of the Ex Libris Cloud infrastructure, they are moving the... Read More


Holiday Service Hours

Mon. Dec. 9, 2019 12:00 AM
The library Reference Desk and Chat services will close for the holiday break on Wednesday December 18th at 12PM noon. Assistance will still be... Read More