The University Library has recently purchased a map titled Coming Home Indigenous Place Names in Canada. Located on Archer Library's main floor by the elevators, the intention of the map is to create respect for Indigenous homelands and sovereignties, and a feeling for and understanding of the place names across Canada, shared by permission of … Continue reading Indigenous place names map now available
Brad Doerksen has been a librarian with the Archer Library for three years. His first role here was as a copyright librarian, but he now serves as our Student Success Librarian. Away from the library, Brad enjoys puzzles, canoeing, and cycling. Who are your favourite writers? J.R.R Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, Stephen Lawhead, George Marsden, Nigel … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Brad Doerksen
The Archer Library's new hall display celebrates Black History Month. Featured are selected resources on black history in Canada and the experiences of black Canadians. Additional resources on this subject - including books, articles, videos, music, and children's literature - can be found by searching in Quick Find. You may … Continue reading Black History Month
You've probably heard of Tiny Libraries, Community Libraries or Little Free Libraries: an individual or a neighbourhood sets up a little post-box style shelter where folks can come and "borrow" books that people voluntarily place in the box. They serve many purposes (some are even set up as food banks), but perhaps the most exciting … Continue reading Views From the Library – Tiny Tree Stump Library!
Corina is another of the friendly faces you see at the Help Desk. She has been a Library User Services Assistant since January of 2015 (happy 4th anniversary, Corina!) and has become known for her wonderful laugh and passion for sharing her knowledge about library research. Away from work, Corina has many varied interests: cycling, … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Corina van den Berg
As you have likely heard, the University of Regina will be the location for the public town hall with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, January 10th, 2019. It seems like the perfect occasion for us to highlight the following titles from the University of Regina library collection: Town halls of Canada: a collection of … Continue reading Town halls and Trudeau in the University of Regina Library Collection…
The University of Regina including the Library will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Librarians and Library Staff look forward to serving you in the New Year. Read below tweet if you are wondering what “we” are doing while the Archer Library is closed. https://twitter.com/Sotherans/status/1049273108752949250