Pride 2021

This June we celebrate our 2SLGBTQ+ community. Saskatoon Pride will be from June 12 to 19, and the library is sponsoring a session during the Spark Your Pride event. “Two Spirit Voices” featuring Melody Wood and Raven Sinclair, will take place June 15 at 10:30 am. You can register to attend this or any other event through Saskatoon Pride’s registration system.

University Library the new home to CHASR

The Canadian Hub for Applied and Social Research (CHASR) now reports to the University Library, becoming part of our portfolio in supporting research at University of Saskatchewan ...

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Newly revised Open Access Commitment by librarians and archivists

Librarians and archivists at the University Library recently renewed our commitment to making our own scholarly outputs available through open access (OA).

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Copyright in teaching

WebEx presentation on Wednesday, May 26, 10-11am.

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iPortal featured resource: Walking Together

First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives in curriculum.

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Preparing for exams

Ryan Banow, education development specialist with Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, discusses how exams will be different during remote learning.

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New open access (OA) agreements for SAGE and PLOS journals

The University Library has two new agreements that support USask authors in publishing their articles open access.

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Research Junction presentation

Register for the Research Junction presentation on March 17, detailing the joint program between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan.

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Long Night Against Procrastination

Join Student Learning Services, Peer Health, and the therapy dogs on March 11 from 6-10 pm to make some serious progress on your homework.

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Uniquely USask: Adaskin collection gives insight into Canadian composer

A collection of items in the University Library deepens the university’s connection to one of Canada’s most respected composers.

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Rhyme and reason

Lindsay Knight's term as Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence is a first at USask.

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February Grad Writing Retreat

This season's retreat (Feb. 16-18) will be virtual and features a range of activities, including timed write-in sessions, writing workshops, and Q-and-A time.

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Celebrating Indigenous Achievement Week

The Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence pilot program concludes with a special performance by Lindsay “Eekwol” Knight.

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iPortal featured resource: Indigenous information literacy

This series of short instructional videos created by Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Indigenous & Anthropology subject liaison librarian Rachel Chong provides instruction in ...

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Virtual coffee talks with Lindsay "Eekwol" Knight

Meet the University Library’s Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence

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Play Among Us with SLS

Join Student Learning Services staff as we play Among Us on Jan. 14 at 7 pm.

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Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence program introduced at University Library

The first position of its kind at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and unique in the province, the Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence program at the University Library is sl...

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University Library closed during USask holiday break

The University Library, including Ask Us chat and contactless pickup, will be unavailable Dec. 19–Jan. 3.

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Academic Integrity video contest

What does Academic Integrity mean to you? Show us for a chance to win! 

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Streamlined interlibrary loan service

We have enhanced our interlibrary loan service for easier access to digital and print resources.

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iPortal featured resource: In conversation with Lewis Cardinal

This series of eight recorded webinars features human rights and antiracism advocate Lewis Cardinal in conversation with elders, artists, academics, and knowledge keepers.

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In-person library services unavailable Nov. 9 and 10

Due to heavy snowfall and dangerous driving conditions, in-person services at the University Library will be unavailable on Nov. 9 and 10.

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November Grad Writing Retreat

This year's event (Nov. 8-10) is going virtual and features a range of activities, including timed write-in sessions, writing workshops, and social time.

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Self-Service Contactless Pickup

Grab your ordered items and go!

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Open Access Week 2020

In recognition of Open Access Week, the University Library encourages academics to make their scholarly monograph open access.

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Murray Library ground floor reopening

Starting Oct. 20, the ground floor of the Murray Library will be open for limited student study space.

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Library Course Reserves for Winter Term

Submit your requests now for course reserves in time for Winter Term 2021

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iPortal featured resource: COVID-19 and Indigenous Communities

A resources and readings list highlighting how responses to the pandemic from Indigenous communities and organizations have been variable.

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Internship in Librarianship and Information Studies

Register for the Internship in Librarianship and Information Studies INTS 380.3 for the winter term.

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Distance and Distributed Library Services (DDLS) now available

Register to receive print library materials mailed to your home.

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Tips for using the University Library at USask while learning remotely

New to studying for your courses online? The University Library is here for you.

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iPortal featured resource: Celebrating Indigenous Languages

Google has collaborated with Indigenous language speakers from around the world to create the Celebrating Indigenous Languages project.

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Request Library Course Reserves be Placed in Canvas or Blackboard

The University Library is available to add library resources directly into your course in either campus learning management system, Canvas or Blackboard.

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USask preserving the provincial pandemic experience

In a year unlike any in our lifetime, we all have observed countless signifiers that reinforce the gravity of life during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Increased access to University Archives and Special Collections (UASC)

UASC now offers increased availability of its collections through a renewed reference and digitization service.

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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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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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Copyright Considerations for Rapid Shifting to Online Course and Exam Delivery

"The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has developed some copyright guidance to assist in the rapid transition to online course and exam delivery."

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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 researc...

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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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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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Library Staff Workshop Jan. 29

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

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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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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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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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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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Saskatchewan Day

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

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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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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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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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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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