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2024

February

Freedom to Read Week

Thu. Feb. 22, 2024 12:00 AM
A reading list of challenged books in Manitoba. Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to reflect on and reaffirm their... Read More


Library Closure: February 19

Thu. Feb. 15, 2024 12:00 AM
The library will be closed on Louis Riel Day. The library and all associated services will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of Louis... Read More


Ready, Set, Go Workshops: February And March Sessions

Thu. Feb. 15, 2024 12:00 AM
Learn new strategies that will help you in your studies. Our ''Ready, Set, Go workshops'' continue in February and March with... Read More


4M Office Renovations

Mon. Feb. 12, 2024 12:00 AM
The library will be open as usual, but please expect noise disturbance. We will be carrying out minor office renovations on floor 4M from February... Read More


Black History Month 2024

Thu. Feb. 1, 2024 12:00 AM
Learn about Black History and related topics. February is Black History Month, a time to honour the contributions, achievements and experiences of... Read More


January

Using The Library 101

Fri. Jan. 26, 2024 12:00 AM
A quick guide on how things work at your library Whether you’re new to the University of Winnipeg or just need a few reminders, this... Read More


Job Posting: Public Services Manager

Wed. Jan. 17, 2024 12:00 AM
The library invites applicants for the role of Public Services Manager. This is a full-time, continuing position that will be responsible for all... Read More


Ready, Set, Go Workshops Are Back

Mon. Jan. 15, 2024 12:00 AM
Learn tips to simplify your research process The Ready, Set, Go workshops are back for this winter term! Join our librarian Ian Fraser to explore... Read More


Get Your Student ID Card

Thu. Jan. 11, 2024 12:00 AM
Have you got your University of Winnipeg ID Card yet? ID Cards are required if you want to borrow print material from the library. They are also... Read More


Discover Your Library

Mon. Jan. 8, 2024 12:00 AM
Register for a library tour Welcome to UWinnipeg for this winter term! If you are new here, take the time to discover your library by joining us... Read More



2023

December

Winter Break Services

Mon. Dec. 18, 2023 12:00 AM
Plan Ahead for Your Break The library will begin shutting down services this week and preparing to close for the University's winter holiday... Read More


Return Your Books by Dec 15

Fri. Dec. 1, 2023 12:00 AM
A reminder to all borrowers that most materials are due back on December 15. To check your due dates, log in to your library... Read More


November

Remembrance Day

Thu. Nov. 9, 2023 12:00 AM
The library and associated services will be closed on Saturday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regularly scheduled hours will resume on... Read More


Research Week 2023

Tue. Nov. 7, 2023 12:00 AM
Join the Library for Research Week! The University of Winnipeg Research Office, along with the Library and... Read More


October

Winter Reserves Deadline

Mon. Oct. 30, 2023 12:00 AM
Winter Reserve Submissions Are Now...Open! The Library is now accepting submissions for Winter term course reserves. To ensure course materials... Read More


Faculty Library Orientation

Thu. Oct. 5, 2023 12:00 AM
Come Meet Your Librarians All new, regular, and contract faculty are invited to a brown bag lunch introduction to Student Services and to the... Read More


Thanksgiving Closures

Thu. Oct. 5, 2023 12:00 AM
The library and all associated services, including the Archives, will be closed October 8-9 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Regular services will... Read More


September

Closed Truth & Reconciliation Day

Thu. Sep. 28, 2023 12:00 AM
The library facility will be closed this Saturday, Sepetmber 30 for Truth and Reconciliation Day. Normal library hours will resume on Sunday,... Read More


Getting Started at the Library

Fri. Sep. 22, 2023 12:00 AM
Welcome from the Reference Department! If you’re not sure how to start an assignment, borrow a book, or use a research database, talk to... Read More


LIBRARY CLOSED: Sep 17

Sat. Sep. 16, 2023 12:00 AM
The library facility will be closed on Sunday, September 17 due to some unexpected circumstances. Students who need study space can still use the... Read More


Ready, Set, Go Workshops

Mon. Sep. 11, 2023 12:00 AM
 Library Research Workshops The library provides students, faculty, and staff with a huge array of information for use in academic or... Read More


Labour Day Holiday

Fri. Sep. 1, 2023 12:00 AM
The library and all associated services, including the Archives, will be closed on Monday, September 4 for the Labour Day Holiday. Fall operating... Read More


August

Your Student ID Card

Thu. Aug. 31, 2023 12:00 AM
A friendly reminder that a University of Winnipeg ID card is needed to borrow print materials from the library, use book lockers, and... Read More


Closed August 7

Fri. Aug. 4, 2023 12:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed on Monday, August 7th for Terry Fox day. See the library hours page for a full summer schedule. Read More


Reserves Due August 13

Wed. Aug. 2, 2023 12:00 AM
To ensure materials are available when classes start, please submit requests by August 13, 2023. Requests received after the deadline will be... Read More


July

Job Posting: Copyright Coordinator

Tue. Jul. 25, 2023 12:00 AM
The library invites applicants for the role of Copyright Coordinator. This is a full-time, continuing position that assists in the... Read More


Course Reserves Outage

Mon. Jul. 24, 2023 12:00 AM
Course reserves will be temporarily unavailable from 8:00 – 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 27 due to a server upgrade; normal access will... Read More


Get Ahead with the Syllabus Service

Fri. Jul. 7, 2023 12:00 AM
Helping Instructors Deliver Content It's never too early to start planning for fall courses. Save time and ensure students have access to... Read More


June

Summer Hours Begin July 3

Tue. Jun. 27, 2023 11:00 AM
Beginning July 3, the library will transition to summer hours for a variety of services - visit our library hours page for a full schedule of hours... Read More


Migrate Your RefWorks Account

Tue. Jun. 20, 2023 12:00 AM
As of August 11 we will no longer be subscribing to the RefWorks reference management platform. This move comes alongside a steady decline... Read More


May

Data Champions Panel: Researcher Perspectives on Research Data Management (RDM)

Tue. May. 23, 2023 11:00 AM
UWinnipeg Library and Research Office, in partnership with UManitoba Libraries, invite you to attend Data Champions Panel: Researcher... Read More


Library Closure: May 22

Tue. May. 16, 2023 10:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed on Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. Regular operations will resume on Tuesday, May 23. See... Read More


Ready, Set, Go! Library Research Workshops

Fri. May. 12, 2023 12:00 PM
The library's website provides a huge array of information for use in academic or personal study. Getting started with library research can be... Read More


Job Posting: Circulation Supervisor

Tue. May. 9, 2023 12:00 PM
The library is now inviting applications for the position of Circulation Supervisor. This position exists within the Circulation... Read More


April

Library Hours: May 5

Thu. Apr. 27, 2023 11:00 AM
The library and archives will be closed 8:00 am - 1:15 pm on Friday, May 5. All staffed services – including circulation, reference desk,... Read More


Join us for Research Data Management (RDM) Week 2023

Tue. Apr. 18, 2023 12:00 PM
The Library and Research Office invite you to join us for #RDMWeek2023, May 15-19, for ‘lunch and learn’ sessions on important... Read More


Spring Hours Begin April 23

Tue. Apr. 11, 2023 12:00 PM
Beginning April 23, the library facility will be open Monday-Thursday 8AM-8:45PM, Friday 8AM-4:45PM, Saturday 9AM-4:45PM, and closed on Sunday.... Read More


Library Closure: April 7

Mon. Apr. 3, 2023 9:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed Friday, April 7 for Good Friday. Regular operations will resume on Saturday, April... Read More


March

Printing Outage: March 30

Tue. Mar. 28, 2023 1:00 PM
On Thursday, March 30, the campus printing system will undergo critical updates. As a result, all printing services will be unavailable between... Read More


Library Books Due April 15

Wed. Mar. 22, 2023 10:00 AM
The Library reminds all borrowers that most materials are due back on April 15. To check your due dates, log in to My Account.... Read More


Spring Course Reserves Open

Mon. Mar. 6, 2023 9:00 AM
Submissions for Spring term course reserves open on March 6, 2023. Submissions will be processed in the order they are received. Submit as... Read More


February

Open Education Week 2023

Fri. Feb. 24, 2023 12:00 AM
Affordable, Accessible, and Effective March 6-10 is Open Education Week! Open Educational Resources (OER) are openly-licensed resources that exist... Read More


Smart Locker Upgrade: February 23

Thu. Feb. 16, 2023 10:00 AM
The Smart Lockers will be unavailable on Thursday, February 23 due to a software upgrade. Any holds waiting for pickup on Feb. 23 will be made... Read More


Library Closure: February 20

Thu. Feb. 16, 2023 9:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed Monday, February 20 in recognition of Louis Riel Day. Regular operations will resume on... Read More


Black History Month 2023

Mon. Feb. 6, 2023 11:00 AM
February is Black History Month, a time to honour the contributions, achievements and experiences of Black people in Canada. The UWinnipeg library... Read More


January

Library Research Workshops

Wed. Jan. 18, 2023 12:00 PM
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join UWinnipeg Librarian Ian Fraser for the Winter term research workshop series. These online, lunch... Read More


Borrowing: University ID

Thu. Jan. 5, 2023 9:00 AM
A friendly reminder that a University of Winnipeg ID card is required to borrow materials from the library. ID cards are also used for other... Read More



2022

December

eResource Outage: Dec. 28 – 30

Mon. Dec. 19, 2022 12:00 PM
The UWinnipeg Library’s online resources, including eBooks and journal articles, will be unavailable December 28 – 30,... Read More


University Library: Winter Break Closure

Wed. Dec. 14, 2022 9:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library and all associated services will be closed for the winter break from 1:00 PM on December 22, 2022 through January 2,... Read More


November

Library Books due December 15

Wed. Nov. 30, 2022 12:00 PM
The Library reminds all borrowers that most materials are due back on December 15 and will not be automatically renewed. To check... Read More


Resilience to Resurgence: Readings to accompany Jaimie Isaac’s "Brings to Light"

Thu. Nov. 24, 2022 10:00 AM
In collaboration with Gallery 1C03, the University of Winnipeg Library has put together a reading list to support the gallery’s latest... Read More


WinnSpace Planned Outage: Nov 23

Tue. Nov. 22, 2022 10:00 AM
WinnSpace, our institutional repository, will be offline for scheduled maintenance on Wednesday November 23, 2022 for up to 15 minutes between 3:30... Read More


Workshops: Journal Publishing at UWinnipeg

Mon. Nov. 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Are you a journal editor – or interested in becoming one – and curious about some of the options for digital journal... Read More


My Account Outage: November 21

Fri. Nov. 18, 2022 12:00 PM
The UWinnipeg Library will be conducting scheduled website maintenance on Monday, November 21 from 8:00-8:10 pm. Users will not be able to login to... Read More


NFB Outage: November 23

Wed. Nov. 16, 2022 10:00 AM
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be conducting website maintenance on Wednesday, November 23, from 8:00 am CT (9:00 am ET) to 12:00 pm... Read More


Remembrance Day Closure

Wed. Nov. 9, 2022 4:00 PM
The UWinnipeg Library and all services will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. The library will reopen on Saturday, November... Read More


October

Winter Course Reserves Deadline

Fri. Oct. 28, 2022 3:00 PM
Submissions for Winter term course reserves open on October 31. To ensure materials are available for the first day of classes on January 4,... Read More


Open Access Week 2022

Mon. Oct. 17, 2022 11:00 AM
The theme of this years’ Open Access Week is Open for Climate Justice. Every October, Open Access Week presents people around the world... Read More


Library Closed: Oct. 10

Thu. Oct. 6, 2022 8:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed Monday, October 10 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular... Read More


Job Posting: Weekend Supervisor, Library

Wed. Oct. 5, 2022 8:00 AM
The library is seeking a friendly, customer focused individual for the position of Weekend Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible... Read More


September

Library Closed: Sept. 30

Thu. Sep. 29, 2022 8:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed Friday, September 30 in recognition of The National Day for Truth and... Read More


Library Data Workshops

Fri. Sep. 23, 2022 8:00 AM
Data Discovery and Visualization Sign up for one of our library data workshops, led by Research Data Management Librarian Sarah Giesbrecht, to... Read More


(Resolved) Technical Issue: Discovery Availability Status

Thu. Sep. 22, 2022 8:00 AM
The Discovery system is currently experiencing an issue retrieving availability for local holdings. Users will not be able to view availability... Read More


Library Research Workshops

Fri. Sep. 16, 2022 10:51 AM
Ready, Set, Go! This series offers an in-depth look at understanding research assignments, citing references, and finding academic... Read More


Job Posting: Student Assistants

Wed. Sep. 14, 2022 9:31 AM
Want to spend more time in your favorite library and get paid for it? The library is looking for friendly, responsible, and detail-oriented... Read More


Library Closed: Sept. 19

Wed. Sep. 14, 2022 8:00 AM
The library and all associated services will be closed Monday, September 19 for the National Day of Mourning. Regular operations will resume on... Read More


Update Your Account, Get a Button!

Fri. Sep. 9, 2022 8:00 AM
Looking to borrow books? Request stuff online? Use the pickup lockers? The library needs to update all new student cards in person to ensure they... Read More


Technical Issue (Resolved): Kanopy Streaming Video

Thu. Sep. 8, 2022 8:00 AM
This issue has been resolved - 09/09/2022 10:51:46 The Kanopy streaming service is currently experiencing a systems outage. We... Read More


Technical Issue: Taylor & Francis eBooks (Resolved)

Thu. Sep. 8, 2022 8:00 AM
This issue has been resolved. Last Update: 2022-09-13 We are currently experiencing a technical issue with eBooks provided by Taylor & Francis... Read More


August

Library Tours and Workshops

Tue. Aug. 30, 2022 8:00 AM
Let Us Show You Around New to campus? The library has a number of programs to help incoming students this fall: Library Tours are available for... Read More


Job Posting: Metadata & Course Reserves Assistant

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022 8:00 AM
The library is seeking an analytical and detail-oriented individual for the position of Metadata and Course Reserves Assistant. The successful... Read More


July

August Hours

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022 8:00 AM
Beginning Tuesday, August 2, the library facility will close at 4:45 PM Monday-Friday. Reference and help chat assistance will be available between... Read More


Library Books Due August 15

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022 10:35 AM
The Library reminds all borrowers that most materials are due back on August 15 and will not be automatically renewed. To check... Read More


Job Posting: Evening Circulation Supervisor

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022 8:00 AM
The library is seeking a friendly, customer focused individual for the position of Evening Circulation Supervisor. The successful candidate will be... Read More


Courses with Zero Textbook Costs

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022 8:00 AM
Working together, the library, the Registrar, and the Vice President-Academic, have launched an initiative to indicate course sections with zero... Read More


Data Repository Now Online

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022 8:00 AM
Introducing Borealis, The Canadian Dataverse Repository UWinnipeg is home to eight Canada research chairs and an external grant portfolio totaling... Read More


Fall and Fall/Winter Course Reserves

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022 9:10 AM
Course Reserve intake for the Fall and Fall/Winter terms opens on Monday, July 11. To ensure materials are available for the first day of classes... Read More


June

July 1 Library Closure

Thu. Jun. 30, 2022 8:00 AM
The library and archives will be closed on July 1 for Canada Day. All staffed services – including circulation, reference desk,... Read More


July Hours

Wed. Jun. 29, 2022 8:00 AM
Beginning July 2, the library facility will be open Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Fridays 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM, and closed on... Read More


June 23 Library Closure

Fri. Jun. 17, 2022 8:00 AM
The library and archives will be closed 10AM-1PM on Thursday, June 23 for a professional development session. All staffed services –... Read More


ORCID Profiles Workshop

Fri. Jun. 17, 2022 8:00 AM
Research Starts Here Workshop: Author Profiles - ORCID and More! As research proliferates (even in our own careers!) it can be difficult to keep... Read More


Library Account Renewals

Tue. Jun. 7, 2022 11:30 AM
The Library reminds all faculty and staff to renew their Library accounts for uninterrupted access in the new academic year. Library accounts... Read More


May

Pride Reading List

Tue. May. 31, 2022 8:00 AM
Looking for books written by current and former University of Winnipeg 2SLGBTTQ+ faculty? The library has you covered! Click the links below to see... Read More


Victoria Day - Closed

Mon. May. 23, 2022 8:00 AM
The Library space is closed and all staffed services will be unavailable on Monday, May 23 for the Victoria Day holiday. Scheduled hours will... Read More


Network Outages May 6 - 8

Fri. May. 6, 2022 8:45 AM
Please note that there may be intermittent network outages May 6 - 8 due to a major hardware upgrade. Outages may last up to 30 minutes. During... Read More


Smart Lockers Unavailable May 6 – 8

Thu. May. 5, 2022 8:15 AM
The Smart Lockers will be unavailable starting Friday, May 6 at 5:00 PM due to the campus network and systems outage. Materials can be retrieved... Read More


April

Spring Term Hours

Thu. Apr. 28, 2022 8:00 AM
Starting May 2, the library will be extending in-person hours to Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-7:00PM, Friday 8:00AM-4:45PM, and Saturday 9:00AM-4:45PM.... Read More


Job Posting: Digital Infrastructure Librarian

Wed. Apr. 27, 2022 8:00 AM
We're inviting applications for the position of Digital Infrastructure Librarian. This is a continuing track (permanent) appointment... Read More


Good Friday Closure

Thu. Apr. 14, 2022 8:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library and all staffed services will be closed on Friday, April 15 for the Good Friday holiday. Regular service will resume... Read More


Winter Storm Closure

Tue. Apr. 12, 2022 8:00 AM
Due to the winter storm advisory, the library facility will be closed for in-person services Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14. Remote... Read More


Course Reserves for Spring Classes

Mon. Apr. 11, 2022 8:10 AM
To ensure sufficient processing time, all course reserves should be submitted two weeks prior to the start of classes. Requests are processed on a... Read More


DUE DATE EXTENDED - Library Books Due April 22

Fri. Apr. 8, 2022 8:00 AM
Due to the winter storm advisory, the spring due date for all materials is being extended until Friday, April 22, 2022. Any returns made... Read More


April Hours

Fri. Apr. 1, 2022 8:00 AM
Starting April 4, the library will be extending in-person hours to Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 4:45PM. Campus access continues to be limited to... Read More


March

Spring Course Reserves Open

Wed. Mar. 30, 2022 8:00 AM
Submissions for Spring course reserves are now open. Please place requests as early as possible to ensure your materials will be available to... Read More


Adopt, Don't Shop!

Wed. Mar. 2, 2022 8:00 AM
When: Wednesday, March 9, 12:30pm via Zoom Where: Zoom link will be sent to registered participants –... Read More


Library Renewal: A Virtual Tour

Wed. Mar. 2, 2022 8:00 AM
Explore Our Redesigned Library Space! Constructed in 1972, the Centennial Hall library facility has served the UWinnipeg community for almost 50... Read More


February

Library Closure - Louis Riel Day

Fri. Feb. 18, 2022 8:00 AM
Pickup and staffed services will be unavailable Monday, February 21, 2022, in observation of Louis Riel Day. Service will resume on Tuesday,... Read More


Fair Dealing Week 2022

Thu. Feb. 17, 2022 8:00 AM
To mark this year's Fair Dealing Week, February 21-25, the Copyright Office brings you a short & sweet video breaking down why you should... Read More


Library Reopening - Feb 28

Fri. Feb. 11, 2022 8:00 AM
Starting February 28th, the Library facility will reopen to UWinnipeg students, staff, and faculty; hours will be Monday-Friday, 10-4PM. Detailed... Read More


Getting Started? Try YouTube

Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 8:00 AM
Did you know the Library is on YouTube? Many of our videos are aimed at undergraduate students looking to learn more about using the library and... Read More


January

Renew Your Library Account for Borrowing & Interlibrary Loans

Fri. Jan. 28, 2022 9:30 AM
Faculty and staff who did not renew their Library accounts for the Fall term are encouraged to do so now by completing this short form. Accounts... Read More


Love Data Week 2022

Thu. Jan. 27, 2022 8:00 AM
Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, with the goal of raising awareness and building a community to engage on topics such as... Read More


Got your ID card?

Thu. Jan. 13, 2022 8:00 AM
A friendly reminder that a University of Winnipeg ID card is required to borrow materials from the Library. ID cards are also used for... Read More


Library Instruction For Winter 2022

Tue. Jan. 11, 2022 8:00 AM
To help acquaint students with the Library, as well as strategies for accessing and using scholarly information, course instructors may... Read More


Smartlocker Outage

Mon. Jan. 10, 2022 8:00 AM
The Library Smartlockers are currently offline and we are working as quickly as possible to restore service. Users will notice that the option to... Read More



2021

December

Library Returns over Winter Break

Thu. Dec. 23, 2021 11:00 AM
During the winter break, UWinnipeg Library materials may be returned through the book drop by the main entrance to Centennial Hall (east doors,... Read More


Update on Winter Services

Fri. Dec. 17, 2021 8:00 AM
Per the University’s announcement about winter online learning, the physical Library space will be closed from the start of the winter... Read More


Winter Break Closure

Fri. Dec. 17, 2021 8:00 AM
The Library will be closed for the Winter Break from 1:00 PM on December 23, 2021 through January 9th, 2022. Staffed services will resume at 9AM on... Read More


Library Hosted Websites Offline for Maintenance Wednesday 4pm

Wed. Dec. 15, 2021 8:00 AM
The following library hosted services and websites will be offline for system maintenance at 4pm on Wednesday December 15, 2021: WinnSpace digital... Read More


New ILL Request Form

Thu. Dec. 9, 2021 7:35 AM
The Library will release an updated interlibrary loan request form on Thursday, December 16. When requesting an item from another library, patrons... Read More


RESOLVED - Taylor & Francis eBooks - access issues

Tue. Dec. 7, 2021 12:30 PM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Taylor & Francis ebooks. We are aware of this issue, and it has been... Read More


November

Library Books due December 15

Mon. Nov. 29, 2021 12:25 PM
The Library reminds all borrowers that most materials are due back on December 15 and will not be automatically renewed. To check your due dates,... Read More


Placing ILL requests unavailable Thursday afternoon

Wed. Nov. 24, 2021 4:00 PM
Placing interlibrary loans requests online will be unavailable the afternoon of Thursday November 25th, 2021 from 1pm to... Read More


Odesi- access issues- RESOLVED

Tue. Nov. 23, 2021 4:00 PM
Please be advised that we are currently experiencing issues with accessing Odesi website/database content. We apologize for any inconvenience this... Read More


Hiring: Evening Supervisor and Weekend Supervisor

Wed. Nov. 17, 2021 10:15 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library invites applications for the position of Evening Supervisor as well as the position of Weekend Supervisor. Visit... Read More


Hiring: Research Data Management Librarian, Term

Fri. Nov. 12, 2021 11:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg Library invites applications for the position of Research Data Management Librarian. This is a 12-month term... Read More


Remembrance Day Closure

Tue. Nov. 9, 2021 8:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library and all services will be closed on Thursday, November 11th for Remembrance Day. Regular services will resume on Friday,... Read More


October

Winter Course Reserves Now Open

Fri. Oct. 29, 2021 1:40 PM
Submissions for Winter course reserves are now open. To ensure materials are available to students on time, requests must be received no later than... Read More


Off-Campus Access to Wiley Online Library- RESOLVED

Tue. Oct. 26, 2021 8:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Wiley Online Library. We are aware of the problem and are working on a... Read More


Open Access Week 2021

Mon. Oct. 25, 2021 8:00 AM
The theme of this year's Open Access Week is "Building Structural Equity". The UWinnipeg Library Research Support team will be... Read More


Placing ILL requests unavailable Saturday morning

Fri. Oct. 22, 2021 7:50 PM
Placing interlibrary loans requests online will be unavailable the morning of Saturday October 23rd from 9am to noon. This page... Read More


Thanksgiving Closure

Fri. Oct. 8, 2021 8:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library and related services will be closed on Monday, October 11 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal services will resume on... Read More


September

Truth & Reconciliation Day - Library Closed

Tue. Sep. 28, 2021 8:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library and all services will be closed on Thursday, September 30 in recognition of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which... Read More


InterLibrary Loan Disruption - RESOLVED

Wed. Sep. 22, 2021 8:00 AM
We are currently experiencing an issue with the Interlibrary Loan system whereby users may encounter problems placing requests both through the... Read More


Kanopy off-campus access issue- RESOLVED

Thu. Sep. 16, 2021 8:00 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Kanopy website/database content. We are aware of this issue, and it has... Read More


Sept 11 Systems Maintenance

Fri. Sep. 10, 2021 8:00 AM
The Library catalogue and associated resources will undergo planned systems maintenance on Saturday, September 11; access to some Library resources... Read More


RDM Webinar Series: Indigenous Sovereignty in Action

Thu. Sep. 9, 2021 8:00 AM
This webinar series, hosted by Kishaadigeh, (The Manitoba Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research) brings together expert... Read More


RESOLVED - ScienceDirect Outage

Fri. Sep. 3, 2021 8:00 AM
We are currently experiencing access issues with Elsevier's ScienceDirect. The vendor is aware of the problem and working to resolve the... Read More


Update Your Barcode!

Fri. Sep. 3, 2021 8:00 AM
If you are a UWinnipeg faculty or staff member who has received a new or replacement ID card this fall, please email the new barcode found on the... Read More


August

Workshop Series: RDM for Creative Arts and Humanities

Tue. Aug. 24, 2021 1:40 PM
Is your research focused on artistic or creative practices, anthropology, history, historic or cultural geography, languages, linguistics,... Read More


Print ILL Returning August 23

Mon. Aug. 23, 2021 11:50 AM
The Library has resumed processing requests for physical items through interlibrary loan as of August 23, 2021. Please note that many institutions... Read More


Library Reopening Information

Mon. Aug. 23, 2021 11:45 AM
On September 1st the Library will resume in-person services for UWinnipeg faculty and staff; service will be extended to students when... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - Library Proxy

Tue. Aug. 17, 2021 7:30 AM
The Library Proxy Server will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, August 18, at 9:30 a.m.During this time, users may experience... Read More


Library Items Due August 31

Mon. Aug. 16, 2021 12:35 PM
Please note that the Library is no longer automatically renewing borrowed materials. Patrons are responsible for returning or renewing their... Read More


Library to Eliminate Late Fees

Mon. Aug. 9, 2021 7:00 AM
On September 1, 2021 the Library will switch to a term-based loan system, eliminating late fines for all loans except recalls and print reserves.... Read More


Fall & Fall/Winter Course Reserves

Mon. Aug. 9, 2021 6:55 AM
Course reserve requests must be received no later than August 15 to guarantee availability by the start of the Fall semester on September 7.... Read More


Library Closure - Terry Fox Day

Sun. Aug. 1, 2021 2:10 PM
Pickup and staffed services will be unavailable Monday, August 2, 2021 as campus is closed for the Terry Fox Day holiday. Service will resume on... Read More


July

Library Instruction for Fall 2021

Wed. Jul. 28, 2021 1:15 PM
To help acquaint students with the campus Library, as well as strategies for accessing and using scholarly information, course instructors may wish... Read More


Upcoming Library Catalogue Update

Mon. Jul. 26, 2021 9:50 AM
On August 3rd the Library catalogue will get a new look and additional features. This will provide clearer display of item availability and access... Read More


Free & Low Cost Course Texts

Tue. Jul. 20, 2021 10:00 AM
Are you looking for ways to make your course texts more accessible to students? Offering free or low-cost texts can greatly increase... Read More


Faculty & Staff Library Account Renewals

Tue. Jul. 20, 2021 8:00 AM
Please note that faculty and staff library accounts are set to expire on August 31 of each year; library staff normally manage account renewals in... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest

Mon. Jul. 19, 2021 8:00 AM
ProQuest will be performing a scheduled maintenance on Saturday, July 24, 2021 starting at 9:00 p.m. until Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 7:00... Read More


Fall & Fall/Winter Course Reserves Now Open

Mon. Jul. 12, 2021 8:00 AM
Submissions for Fall and Fall/Winter course reserves are now open. To ensure materials are available to students on time, requests must be received... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - Taylor and Francis

Thu. Jul. 8, 2021 8:00 AM
Due to scheduled site maintenance, some functionality on Taylor & Francis online will be unavailable on Monday, July 12, 2021 between 12: 00... Read More


June

Library Closure - Canada Day

Wed. Jun. 30, 2021 9:45 AM
Pickup and staffed services will be unavailable Wednesday, July 1, 2021 as campus is closed for the Canada Day holiday. Service will resume on... Read More


Ovid Visible Body Maintenance

Tue. Jun. 29, 2021 8:00 AM
Ovid Visible Body will be undergoing some upgrades on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The down time is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to... Read More


Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest

Mon. Jun. 21, 2021 8:06 AM
ProQuest will be performing a scheduled maintenance on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 2:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  As a... Read More


Network Outage Reminder

Fri. Jun. 18, 2021 8:00 AM
The following library services will be unavailable due to planned system maintenance from 8pm Friday, June 18 until the morning of Monday, June... Read More


Smart Lockers Unavailable on Friday

Tue. Jun. 15, 2021 10:05 AM
There is a planned campus network outage beginning Friday, June 18, 2021at 4:30 p.m. It is expected to last until approximately 9:00... Read More


Course Reserves Unavailable Wednesday, June 23

Mon. Jun. 14, 2021 1:15 PM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be unavailable from 7:00 – 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 23 to accommodate an important software... Read More


Criterion on Demand Additional Maintenance

Thu. Jun. 10, 2021 5:45 PM
The Criterion on Demand database will be performing an additional scheduled maintenance on Monday, June 14, 2021 from... Read More


Research Data Management Survey for Academic Staff

Thu. Jun. 10, 2021 9:30 AM
With the release of the Tri-Agency RDM Policy comes new requirements of researchers around the planning and sharing of research data. In... Read More


Indigenous History Spotlight

Tue. Jun. 8, 2021 9:00 AM
June is Indigenous History Month, and in putting together our digital book feature, we cannot ignore the discovery at the former site of... Read More


Spring & Summer Course Reserves Deadline

Thu. Jun. 3, 2021 10:25 AM
To ensure course reserves are available to students on time, all materials for Spring and Summer courses should be submitted at least two weeks... Read More


Criterion on Demand Maintenance  

Tue. Jun. 1, 2021 10:45 AM
The Criterion on Demand database will be performing scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m,... Read More


May

Library Closure - Victoria Day

Fri. May. 21, 2021 10:45 AM
Library services will be closed on Monday, May 24. Services will resume on Tuesday, May 25. Read More


Research Data Management Week

Tue. May. 18, 2021 10:30 AM
Join us June 7–11 for RDM Week! With the release of the Tri-Agency RDM Policy comes new requirements for researchers around the... Read More


Course Reserves Maintenance

Tue. May. 18, 2021 10:25 AM
The Ares Course Reserves System will undergo scheduled maintenance from 8:00 – 11:00 PM on Tuesday, May 25. During this time period,... Read More


Provincial Restriction Notice

Mon. May. 10, 2021 10:45 AM
Library services remain unaffected by the most recent changes to provincial COVID-19 restrictions. Pickup Service and Scan On... Read More


Spring Course Reserves Deadline

Thu. May. 6, 2021 10:45 AM
To ensure course reserves are available to students on time, all materials for Spring courses should be submitted at least two weeks before the... Read More


Launch of “Copyright at the University.”

Mon. May. 3, 2021 10:45 AM
We're pleased to announce the launch of a new educational video about copyright in Nexus. Produced by Media Services and the... Read More


April

Weekly Update - April 28

Wed. Apr. 28, 2021 10:20 AM
Upcoming EBSCO platform disruption During the week of May 5 - 12, 2021, key pieces of the Library’s EBSCO... Read More


Weekly Update - April 21

Wed. Apr. 21, 2021 10:45 AM
Library Item Renewals Library materials currently checked out to patrons will be automatically renewed this week ahead of the April 30 due date,... Read More


Weekly update - April 14

Wed. Apr. 14, 2021 10:45 AM
New Off-Campus Library Access page Now that all the issues are fixed, the Library has a redesigned Off-Campus Library Access page! This replaces... Read More


Off-Campus Access Error (resolved)

Tue. Apr. 13, 2021 10:45 AM
Resolved morning of 2021-04-14 We are currently experiencing an issue with our new "Off-Campus Library Access" proxy login page. Library... Read More


Weekly update - April 7

Wed. Apr. 7, 2021 10:45 AM
Spring Course Reserves Deadline To ensure course reserves are available to students on time, all materials for Spring courses should be submitted... Read More


March

Weekly update - March 31

Wed. Mar. 31, 2021 10:25 AM
Library Closure – Good Friday The Library will be (virtually) closed this Friday, April 2. Services will resume on Monday, April 5,... Read More


Understanding the Tri-Agency RDM Policy

Thu. Mar. 25, 2021 10:15 AM
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences... Read More


Weekly Update: March 24

Wed. Mar. 24, 2021 10:45 AM
Requesting borrowed material Automatic recalls continue to be disabled as the library cannot safely require and/or guarantee the return of material... Read More


Indigenous Engagement Librarian Candidate Presentations

Fri. Mar. 19, 2021 10:45 AM
The Library extends an invitation to attend public presentations by candidates for the position of Indigenous Engagement Librarian. Presentations... Read More


Weekly Update: March 17

Wed. Mar. 17, 2021 10:45 AM
Big Red's Down Time The Smart lockers will be out of service on Friday, March 19 between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m – make sure to... Read More


Weekly Update: March 10

Wed. Mar. 10, 2021 10:00 AM
Big Red’s Hours While the Library Smart Locker is accessible 8:00 am to 6:00 p.m. from Sunday to Saturday, staff are only... Read More


Weekly Update: March 3

Wed. Mar. 3, 2021 10:45 AM
Issues With Nexus Course Reserves? Course instructors who are experiencing difficulty with the course reserves system (Ares) inside of Nexus should... Read More


February

#FairDealingWeek Bootcamp

Fri. Feb. 19, 2021 10:45 AM
Want to be more confident about copyright? This week is Fair Dealing Week, and the UWinnipeg Library invites members of the community to take part... Read More


Dan's Discovery Dives #4

Thu. Feb. 18, 2021 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


Criterion website/database - access issues - RESOLVED

Tue. Feb. 9, 2021 10:45 AM
UPDATE: This issue has been resolved. The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Criterion... Read More


Trial eResource - Ethnologue: languages of the world

Mon. Feb. 8, 2021 10:45 AM
There is currently a trial going on for Ethnologue: languages of the world  Ethnologue: languages of the world is an encyclopedic... Read More


SciFinder-n Upgrade

Sun. Feb. 7, 2021 10:45 AM
As part of our SciFinder annual renewal, the Library has upgraded Scifinder-n. All users can access SciFinder-n in the Database list here:... Read More


Early Career Researcher Day

Thu. Feb. 4, 2021 10:45 AM
Event Program: docs/ecrd2021program.pdf Location:   Virtual (Zoom)  Date &... Read More


Black History Spotlight

Thu. Feb. 4, 2021 12:00 AM
February is usually the time when we would present a selection of Black History titles on our display shelf in the Library. To help... Read More


January

Scheduled Maintenance - ProQuest

Fri. Jan. 29, 2021 10:45 AM
ProQuest will be performing a scheduled maintenance on Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 3:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  We apologize for any... Read More


Springer/Nature - access issues - RESOLVED

Fri. Jan. 22, 2021 10:45 AM
The University of Winnipeg is currently experiencing issues with accessing Springer/Nature content. We are aware of this issue, and it has been... Read More


Course Reserves Maintenance

Mon. Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM
The Ares Course Reserves System will be unavailable from 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM on Wednesday, January 20 and from 8:00 PM... Read More


New Copyright & Scholarly Communications Librarian

Mon. Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM
The UWinnipeg Library is pleased to welcome Heather Saunders to the Library team. Heather will be filling the role of Copyright and Scholarly... Read More


Borrowing requirements - University ID

Sun. Jan. 17, 2021 10:45 AM
A University of Winnipeg ID card is required to borrow materials from the library.  Due to current COVID 19 restrictions, an updated... Read More


Library Chat Offline - RESOLVED

Fri. Jan. 15, 2021 12:00 AM
UPDATE: This issue has been resolved. Please be advised that we are experiencing technical difficulties with the Library's online... Read More



2020

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


April

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


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


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


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



2019

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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