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Weldon Library celebrates revitalized look with grand reopening

Weldon Library celebrates revitalized look with grand reopening

After lockdowns, labour shortages and supply chain challenges, phase one of the D.B. Weldon Library revitalization project is now complete – and Western is ready to celebrate. A grand reopening will be held Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the new W …

Garnett closes the book on 15 years at Western

Western News reporter Paul Mayne sat down with University Librarian Joyce Garnett, who retires at the end of this month, to talk about the changes she has seen at the university and her hopes for the future.

Campus Digest: Library fines see first hike in 12 years

Campus Digest: Library fines see first hike in 12 years

On May 1, Western Libraries will raise the daily fine rates for regular loans from 50 cents to 75 cents and recall fines from $2 to $3. Not all daily fines rates will change; hourly and short loan fines will remain at $2. Western Libraries has not raised fines in more than 12 years.

Take a digital walk down memory lane

Western Archives recently completed a project to digitize the Occidentalia (Western’s yearbook), from the early 1920s through the 1980s.

Western Libraries creating global space

Western Libraries creating global space

At a time when the university is ramping up its international strategy and turning its gaze outward, it is also looking in – aiming to bring the world to Western by way of renewed library spaces that will foster the sharing of diverse knowledge and culture on campus.

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

To celebrate International Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30), Western Libraries will host a panel discussion about how researchers use technologies to open up communication with scholars around the world.

Get books printed on-demand

Getting a printed copy of a book available in Western Libraries’ electronic collection may be as easy as the click of a button.

Exhibit brings 1613 King James Bible to light

A rare 1613 edition of the King James translation of the Bible has been pulled off the shelves of Western Libraries offering religious patrons and curious onlookers a glimpse at history.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.

Garnett closes the book on 15 years at Western

Western News reporter Paul Mayne sat down with University Librarian Joyce Garnett, who retires at the end of this month, to talk about the changes she has seen at the university and her hopes for the future.

Campus Digest: Library fines see first hike in 12 years

Campus Digest: Library fines see first hike in 12 years

On May 1, Western Libraries will raise the daily fine rates for regular loans from 50 cents to 75 cents and recall fines from $2 to $3. Not all daily fines rates will change; hourly and short loan fines will remain at $2. Western Libraries has not raised fines in more than 12 years.

Take a digital walk down memory lane

Western Archives recently completed a project to digitize the Occidentalia (Western’s yearbook), from the early 1920s through the 1980s.

Western Libraries creating global space

Western Libraries creating global space

At a time when the university is ramping up its international strategy and turning its gaze outward, it is also looking in – aiming to bring the world to Western by way of renewed library spaces that will foster the sharing of diverse knowledge and culture on campus.

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

To celebrate International Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30), Western Libraries will host a panel discussion about how researchers use technologies to open up communication with scholars around the world.

Get books printed on-demand

Getting a printed copy of a book available in Western Libraries’ electronic collection may be as easy as the click of a button.

Exhibit brings 1613 King James Bible to light

A rare 1613 edition of the King James translation of the Bible has been pulled off the shelves of Western Libraries offering religious patrons and curious onlookers a glimpse at history.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.