All University Library locations closed

Starting March 25, all University Library locations will be closed indefinitely. During this time, library resources and services are available to support your learning and research needs.

Contactless Pickup at the Library

The University Library now offers contactless pickup for our print materials and scanning services for print articles or book chapters.

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Catalogue Downtime - Monday, June 29

Catalogue search, off-campus access to electronic resources, and My Library Account will be temporarily unavailable.

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Sparking pride

The University Library has partnered with the Western Development Museum and Saskatoon Pride to host a digital panel as part of Spark Your Pride, an event aimed at creating space t...

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Ask Us chat hours expanded

Ask Us is now available Mon-Fri 9 am to 9 pm and Sat-Sun 11 am to 5 pm (excluding holidays).

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Veterinary Medicine Library closure

Starting June 1, 2020, the Veterinary Medicine Library will vacate its current location in the college. Aside from the space itself, veterinary medicine faculty and students will s...

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Access Copyright v. York University Appeal Decision Released

On April 22, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in the ongoing Access Copyright v. York University case.

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COVID-19 Community Archive launched

The project is a partnership between University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), the Digital Research Centre (DRC) and faculty in the Department of History in the College o...

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University Library announces acting dean

Charlene Sorensen will serve as acting dean of the University Library starting May 1.

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USask announces interim provost and vice-president academic

Dr. Melissa Just (EdD) has been named the interim provost and vice-president academic of the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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Copyright for Online Teaching

WebEx presentation on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:00 to 11:00 am

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The impact of SSAIL

The Murray Library is once again displaying some new artwork from local high school art students.

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Open access to coronavirus records

Relevant research on the disease is being made available as more reported cases of the virus emerge.

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iPortal Featured Resource

Our Stories: First Peoples in Canada

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Family Day and Reading Week Hours

All library locations will be closed Feb. 17, 2020.

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Peer Mentorship Opportunity

Applications are now being accepted for Peer Assisted Learning

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University Library survey

We are looking for your feedback on the names we use for our services.

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New addition to the iPortal homepage

A new feed of Indigenous-focused podcasts and blogs is now featured.

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Grad Writing Retreat

Join us during the February break for a three-day Writing Retreat, Feb. 18-20

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Library Staff Workshop Jan. 29

Library locations remain open, but research help may be limited.

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The Medieval Manuscript: The Codex of The Middle Ages

Through March 20, the Link Gallery on the first floor of the Murray Library is showcasing the exhibit, The Medieval Manuscript: The Codex of The Middle Ages.

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Construction begins on new Computational Research Lab

Expect noise on the second floor of Murray as renovations begin Jan. 20.

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Copyright and Your Thesis Presentation

Join the USask copyright coordinator to learn and ask questions about copyright and your thesis!

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Think outside USask with interlibrary loan

Need to get access to journals, articles, books, and book chapters outside of the University Library’s collection? Request an interlibrary loan and we can get it for you!

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Take a tour of the Murray Library

Start the new year off with a library tour.

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Journal titles kept through perpetual access

The University Library will keep more than 1,660 titles through perpetual access agreements after "big deal" cancellations.

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Holiday Break

All libraries will be closed for the holidays.

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Additional journal titles retained after “big deal” cancellation

Negotiations have concluded with Taylor & Francis and Wiley-Blackwell for the journals that the library will maintain access to after Jan. 1, 2020.

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Accessing journals lost through subscription cancellation

There are alternate ways to obtain access to a needed article.

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Engineering Library group study rooms now open

The two new student group study rooms (1B08.2 and 1B08.4) are now available to be booked.

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24/7 Late Night Study at Murray

24/7 Late Night Study begins December 1 at the Murray Library.

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Take a Break at the Library this December

Final exams are coming, but make sure to take a break!

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Remembrance Day and Fall Mid-Term Break hours

All library locations will be closed Nov. 11, 2019.

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iPortal featured research resource

Policing Morality: Regulating Sexuality Across the Canada-United States Border

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Grad Writing Retreat

Join us during the November break for a three-day Writing Retreat, Nov. 12-14

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CPAS printing sale changes

Starting November 1, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will manage sales of all printing credits on campus, including University Library locations.

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USask Saskatoon campus reopens after power restored

USask’s Saskatoon campus will re-open today, October 22, at 12 pm, noon.

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International Open Access Week 2019: What is open access?

In recognition of International Open Access Week, we examine what open access is.

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USask Murray Library new home for digital research

A new home for the Digital Research Centre (DRC) is helping make research, artistic works, and items of cultural significance more accessible to faculty and graduate students, as w...

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Thanksgiving Day

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14.

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Guide to Voting in the 2019 Federal Election

The federal election campaign is in full swing, and there are only a couple weeks left before Oct. 21, Election Day.

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Copyright and Your Thesis Presentation

Join the USask copyright coordinator to learn and ask questions about copyright and your thesis!

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Individual Taylor & Francis and Wiley-Blackwell titles selected

The University Library has determined which individual journals it will resubscribe to from both publishers.

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Uniquely USask: Nobel Prize medal a lasting legacy

Over 35 years at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Patrick Hayes has had the distinct pleasure of personally perusing a plethora of memorable manuscripts, historic heirlooms ...

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Late Night Study

Beginning September 15, the ground floor of Murray Library is open later.

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University Archives and Special Collections Launches New Website

New website updates the online visual presence of the University Archives and Special Collections and adds new content for you to explore.

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Discover the University Library

Library passport contest and library tours are happening throughout September.

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Welcome Back to the Library!

Extended fall hours start soon.

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Labour Day

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2.

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Copyright in Teaching Presentation

Do you have copyright questions about your course materials? Join us at this overview presentation on “Copyright in Teaching."

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Murray Library closed Sunday, Aug. 11

Due to scheduled electrical work to be completed throughout the Murray Building, the Murray Library will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 11.

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Saskatchewan Day

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday, August 5.

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New hours at the Veterinary Medicine Library

Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, the Veterinary Medicine will have new hours of operation.

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Library Internship

Would you like to learn more about librarianship or explore it as a possible career path?

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Renovations on the first floor of the Murray Library

Get research help downstairs and IT help in room 147.

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Faculty and grad student Library Journal Survey now available

Help the University Library prioritize electronic journals for re-subscription.

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Alcuin Society Awards

The newest exhibit from University Archives and Special Collections celebrates the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada.

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Love of collections keeps long-time USask librarian inspired

When Donna Canevari de Paredes began her career as a librarian at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), she didn’t actively set out to work at the same institution for decades, l...

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University Library's non-renewal of 'big deals'

After a comprehensive evaluation of our electronic journal subscription ‘big deals’ up for renewal, the library has now completed the preparation phase for balancing the collection...

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Accidental Email

We accidentally sent out an email notice this morning - please disregard it.

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Canada Day

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 1.

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Small books tell big stories

While the phenomenon of the tiny book is largely a product of a bygone era, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Archives and Special Collections has several of these miniature m...

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iPortal featured research resources

Executive Summary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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Off-Campus Google Scholar Access

Off-campus access to resources through Google Scholar has been restored!

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Congratulations, graduates!

Don't forget to set up your new alumni library account.

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Library Staff Training May 28-29

Library locations remain open, but research help will be unavailable.

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Victoria Day

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 20.

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Catalogue Downtime - Monday, May 20

Catalogue search, off-campus access to electronic resources, and My Library Account will be temporarily unavailable.

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Election exhibit examines province’s place in political history

Dr. John Courtney (PhD) reflects on one of the highlights of Elections, Parties and Leaders, the exhibit currently on display at the Link Gallery in the Murray Library, which he ha...

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Featured iPortal Research Resources

Digital Ethics and Reconciliation: Digital Ethics Report.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is from May 6 to 12.

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Spring and Summer Hours Begin at Murray

Reduced spring/summer hours begin April 30

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Take a Tour of the Murray Library

Come take a free tour of the Murray Library. No registration required!

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Elections, Parties and Leaders

The Elections, Parties and Leaders exhibit will be showcased in the Murray Library Link Gallery until the end of June.

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Holiday Hours and Late Night Study

We'll be closed on April 19 and regular Late Night Study Hours resume April 22.

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High school students set SSAIL at the Murray Library

The Murray Library recently received an infusion of colour and creativity, courtesy of senior art students from Saskatoon’s Marion M. Graham Collegiate.

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24/7 Late Night Study at Murray

24/7 Late Night Study begins April 1 at the Murray Library.

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Take a Break at the Library this April

Final exams are coming, but make sure to take a break.

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Balancing the Collections Budget: Next Steps

Over the next couple of months, librarians will undergo a review of our online journal packages and determine those not to renew, in an effort to balance the collections budget.

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“Negotiating Copyright: Local, National and Global Contexts"

May 30 and 31 Holiday Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites - University Campus

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Take care of your belongings

It only takes a moment for things to disappear. Please don’t leave your items unattended.

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University Library Strategic Framework 2025

Our commitments include: building research infrastructure, enhancing student learning, fostering academic community and decolonizing the library.

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Freedom to Read Week in the Library

February 24 - March 2, 2019

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Scheduled water shutdown in Murray Library on Feb. 19

Facilities staff will conduct maintenance starting at 6 am on Feb. 19.

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Family Day and Reading Week Hours

All library locations will be closed Feb. 18.

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New Link Gallery exhibit: Post Cards

From February to April, the Link Gallery in Murray Library will be featuring the Post Cards exhibit, curated by Patrick Hayes.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Apply today to be a PAL Peer Mentor for Fall 2019!

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Now open: Bookable presentation practice room in Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

This room is designed as a space for students to practice group and individual presentations for class assignments, conferences, interviews and more.

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Engineering Library closed for Spectrum

The Engineering Library will be closed from January 10-13, 2019 for Spectrum.

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Murray Reserve Procedures During Construction

Show your item’s call number to the staff at the desk, and we’ll retrieve it for you.

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Holiday break

All libraries will be closed for the holidays.

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Academic Integrity Tutorial

Learn about this new interactive tool for students.

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Renovations to Murray ground floor this winter

Minimal disruptions are expected, and most regular service will continue.

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Construction on Murray First Floor

Walls are being repainted Dec. 17-21

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24/7 Late Night Study at Murray

24/7 Late Night Study begins December 1 at the Murray Library.

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Take a Break at the Library this December

Final exams are coming, but make sure to take a break.

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