March

Status of Library Services

Tue. Mar. 17, 2020 12:00 AM
Last Update: March 16, 2021 The physical library facility is closed and all in-person library services have been moved to alternate delivery.... Read More


Library Service Update - March 16, 2020

Mon. Mar. 16, 2020 12:00 AM
All in-person library services have been suspended. The library facility is closed and staff are providing remote services wherever... Read More


Library COVID-19 Information

Fri. Mar. 13, 2020 12:00 AM
The library facility will be closed as of March 13, 2020 at 5pm, and will remain closed as long as in-person classes are canceled.... Read More


Library Launches Research Data Management Program

Wed. Mar. 11, 2020 12:00 AM
We are pleased to share that Jaime Orr will spearhead the role of Research Data Management Librarian at the UWinnipeg Library.  Jaime has... Read More


January

Kanopy Subscription Changes

Thu. Jan. 30, 2020 12:00 AM
The Library will be changing video activation for the Kanopy streaming video platform this spring. Currently, Kanopy video leases are automatically... Read More


Early Career Researcher Day

Tue. Jan. 28, 2020 12:00 AM
Convocation Hall, University of WinnipegFebruary 27, 2020; 9AM-3PM Early Career Researcher Day, jointly offered by the University... Read More


Ares Login issues (resolved, password reset may be required)

Mon. Jan. 27, 2020 4:00 PM
On the afternoon and evening of Monday January 27, login attempts to the library's course reserve system, Ares resulted in an error "your... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - RefWorks

Mon. Jan. 27, 2020 9:00 AM
  In order for RefWorks to have better security and scalability the RefWorks data center will be moving to a new server on February 8,... Read More


New Accessible Quiet Room

Mon. Jan. 27, 2020 12:00 AM
The library has introduced a pilot project with the aim of providing quiet study space for students who are unable to access the quiet areas on the... Read More


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


April

Library Instruction Online

Mon. Apr. 27, 2020 10:45 AM
The library continues to offer library instruction workshops to courses during the campus closure. These workshops can... Read More


Library Access for Sessional Instructors

Mon. Apr. 27, 2020 10:45 AM
Sessional instructors who don’t currently have active credentials to remote library resources, should contact their department assistant.... Read More


Technical Issues with "Get Access" Button

Mon. Apr. 20, 2020 12:00 AM
The Library is addressing several issues with the "Get Access" button on a number of platforms. There may be intermittent outages over... Read More


Introduction to Nexus: Learning Management System Basics, Copyright, and Course Reserves

Fri. Apr. 17, 2020 10:45 AM
Nexus Support and Library/Copyright Services invite Faculty, Instructors and other course content creators to a live, online demonstration and... Read More


InterLibrary Loan Reminder

Thu. Apr. 16, 2020 10:45 AM
Faculty members and students who currently have ILL items in their possesion DO NOT need to return them while the library is closed; due dates have... Read More


Kanopy Moving to a Mediated Service

Thu. Apr. 9, 2020 10:45 AM
A date has now been set a date to move Kanopy to a mediated service - Monday, April 13th.  After the current Kanopy fund... Read More


Syllabus Service and Course Reserves

Wed. Apr. 8, 2020 9:00 AM
SYLLABUS SERVICE & COURSE RESERVES Although the library is currently closed, staff are working from home to continue supporting electronic... Read More


Copyright Considerations for Off Campus Teaching

Wed. Apr. 8, 2020 12:00 AM
There are a number of provisions in the Copyright Act the enable teaching and learning without undue restrictions, including online teaching. In... Read More


Open Education Textbooks and Resources

Wed. Apr. 8, 2020 12:00 AM
Do you know about the variety of free or low-cost options for providing students accessible study materials for courses? In addition to the... Read More


May

The Living Room Library

Thu. May. 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Your digital hub for COVID-19 Library stuff. The Library has established a new portal to help current UWinnipeg students, faculty, and staff... Read More


OER Workshop: Adopt, Don't Shop!

Wed. May. 20, 2020 12:00 AM
Using Open Educational Resources in Your Classroom When: Thursday, May 28, 1PM Where: Via Zoom (link to be sent to registrants) RSVP:... Read More


June

ProQuest Disruptions (resolved)

Mon. Jun. 29, 2020 12:00 AM
Please be advised that we are currently experiencing slow and disrupted service with various ProQuest ebook resources. Certain outages may continue... Read More


EBSCO access issues (resolved)

Tue. Jun. 23, 2020 10:45 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing EBSCOhost Platform [EBSCOhost]. We are aware of this issue, and it has... Read More


Webinar: Beyond the Impact Factor

Thu. Jun. 18, 2020 12:00 AM
Beyond the Impact Factor: Ways to Describe Research for Tenure & Promotion Looking for ways to disseminate the impact of your research that... Read More


Indigenous Studies Spotlight

Mon. Jun. 15, 2020 12:00 AM
June is Indigenous History Month; a time when our book feature shelf would normally be filled with a range of Indigenous Studies research and... Read More


Research Data Security at UWinnipeg

Mon. Jun. 1, 2020 10:45 AM
Want to learn more about how to protect your research data?  Check out our *new* Research Data Security FAQ, a... Read More


July

Fall Service Update

Thu. Jul. 16, 2020 12:00 AM
IMPORTANT LIBRARY SERVICE CHANGES FOR FALL 2020 The Library facility will remain closed during the fall term while we deliver the majority of our... Read More


August

Loans Extended Until Dec 18

Wed. Aug. 26, 2020 12:00 AM
The Library will be extending all loans due on or after March 1, 2020 until December 18, 2020; borrowers with a due date of September 15 do not... Read More


Ares Maintenance

Mon. Aug. 24, 2020 10:45 AM
The Ares Course Reserves System, used to manage course readings in the ReserveReadings tab of Nexus, will be undergoing routine maintenance on the... Read More


Library Instruction Online

Tue. Aug. 18, 2020 10:45 AM
The library continues to offer library instruction workshops to courses during the campus closure. These workshops can... Read More


Library Pickup Service

Tue. Aug. 11, 2020 12:00 AM
Last Update: August 11, 2020  Though the facility will remain closed throughout the remainder of 2020, the Library is preparing a pickup... Read More


September

Library Pickup Service for Students

Fri. Sep. 25, 2020 10:45 AM
Undergraduate and Collegiate students will be able to request print books beginning Thursday, October 1st. The process for requesting and picking... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - OVID

Thu. Sep. 24, 2020 10:45 AM
Scheduled maintenance for OVID is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 at 9 am CST.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and... Read More


Dan's Discovery Dives #1

Thu. Sep. 24, 2020 12:00 AM
Each month, our Collections Assistant Daniel Mathen will explore a UWinnipeg collections story that is noteworthy, unique, or obscure. A... Read More


EBSCOhost ebooks access issues (resolved)

Fri. Sep. 18, 2020 10:45 AM
We will be performing some tests and changes on our EBSCOhost ebooks that will disrupt access on Monday, September 21.  Access will be... Read More


Trial eResource - Curio.ca

Fri. Sep. 18, 2020 10:45 AM
There is currently a trial going on for Curio.ca.  Curio.ca provides streaming video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada as well as the... Read More


Trial eResource - New Play Exchange (NPX)

Fri. Sep. 18, 2020 10:45 AM
There is currently a trial going on for New Play Exchange (NPX) New Play Exchange (NPX) is the world's largest digital library of scripts by... Read More


Trial eResource - OntheBoards.tv

Fri. Sep. 18, 2020 10:45 AM
There is currently a trial going on for OntheBoards.tv. OntheBoards.tv is portal for viewing full-length, high-quality performance films.... Read More


EBSCO access issues (resolved)

Wed. Sep. 16, 2020 10:20 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing EBSCOhost Platform [EBSCOhost]. We are aware of this issue, and it has... Read More


#ScholarStrike Resources

Wed. Sep. 9, 2020 12:00 AM
Originating in the U.S., Scholar Strike Canada is a nationwide coordination of labour action, teach-in opportunities, and social... Read More


October

Winter Course Reserves Deadline

Thu. Oct. 29, 2020 10:45 AM
To ensure materials are available for the first day of classes, all course reserves for the winter term must be submitted by December 13, 2020.... Read More


Service Disruption - Library Catalogue System (Resolved)

Thu. Oct. 1, 2020 10:45 AM
**This issue has now been resolved.** Please be advised that we are experiencing technical difficulties with the Library's catalogue system.... Read More


November

Library Book Renewals

Mon. Nov. 30, 2020 10:45 AM
All UWinnipeg and IUS materials currently checked out with a due date of December 18, 2020 will be automatically renewed the week of December 14.... Read More


Wii Chiiwaakanak Virtual Toy Drive

Tue. Nov. 24, 2020 12:00 AM
Help a family celebrate the holiday season. Donate toys by dropping them off at the toy box next to the campus security office. Donations are... Read More


The Procrastinator's Handbook

Fri. Nov. 13, 2020 12:00 AM
Near the end of the 2015 film The Martian, Matt Damon addresses a group of astronaut trainees, discussing how he escaped from Mars: “You... Read More


Provincial Lockdown & Remembrance Day

Tue. Nov. 10, 2020 12:00 AM
Library services remain unchanged as a result of the escalation in the COVID-19 alert status and resulting provincial lockdown. Please visit... Read More


Service Disruption - UPDATED

Mon. Nov. 9, 2020 12:00 AM
UPDATE - This issue has been resolved.Please be advised that we are experiencing technical difficulty with certain library systems. This may affect... Read More


Scan on Demand Now Available

Sun. Nov. 8, 2020 10:45 AM
The Library is pleased to announce a Scan on Demand service, allowing students, staff, and faculty to request PDF excerpts from items in the print... Read More


Lexis Advance Quicklaw - access issues

Wed. Nov. 4, 2020 10:45 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Lexis Advance Quicklaw. We are aware of this issue, and it has been... Read More


Dan's Discovery Dives #2

Mon. Nov. 2, 2020 12:00 AM
Each month, our Collections Assistant Daniel Mathen explores a UWinnipeg collections story that is noteworthy, unique, or obscure. A full... Read More


December

University Library - Holiday Break

Wed. Dec. 23, 2020 10:45 AM
The Library will be virtually closed for holiday break from December 24, 2020 through January 4, 2021.  We will be back online on January... Read More


Library Hosted Websites offline Tuesday Evening

Tue. Dec. 22, 2020 11:00 AM
The following library hosted websites will be offline for system maintenance between 6 and 8pm on Tuesday December 22, 2020: Winnspace OJS... Read More


Reserves Down for Maintenance

Thu. Dec. 17, 2020 10:45 PM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be down for maintenance from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Friday, December 18. Please contact reserve@uwinnipeg.ca if... Read More


Wiley Online Library - access issues - UPDATED

Thu. Dec. 17, 2020 10:45 AM
UPDATE - This issue has been resolved. The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Wiley Online Library. We are... Read More


Pickup Service and Scan on Demand Suspended for Winter Break

Sun. Dec. 13, 2020 10:45 AM
To ensure all requests are processed before the winter break, the Library’s Pickup and Scan on Demand services will not be... Read More


Dan's Discovery Dives #3

Thu. Dec. 10, 2020 12:00 AM
Each month, our Collections Assistant Daniel Mathen explores a UWinnipeg collections story that is noteworthy, unique, or obscure. A full... Read More