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Award for Excellence in Scholarly Endeavors

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Have you completed an outstanding student project? 
MRU Library’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly Endeavors seeks to recognize student projects that incorporate effective use of information resources and demonstrate research skills. Individual student projects can be essays/papers, film projects, poster presentations, web or technology-based projects, honours theses or creative works. Students can compete for $1000 awards in either of 2 categories recognizing Junior and Senior projects.
For more information, and to learn about previous winners, please see the award website at:

New service interruptions blog

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Are you looking for news about service outages and interruptions?  The MRU Library has a new blog for these notifications, please join us at and be among the first to know!

The Library Wants You!

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Student Technology and the new Library & Learning Centre – tell us what you need!

Planning is underway for the Library and Learning Centre, and we would like to hear from students about their technology needs and how to meet them in the new building.

Are your technology needs currently being met on campus? How could technology support for your studies be improved? Come and talk to us about how the new building can best support your learning technology needs.

Let us know in the comments below your ideas for the new library.

More questions? Feel free to contact Alice Swabey at or 403.440.7241

Like the Riddell Library and Learning Centre on Facebook!

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

We want to hear from you! As we continue planning for the new Riddell Library and Learning Centre, we are interested in your ideas. Visit our Facebook page to share your suggestions or post photos of things you would like to see in the new building.

Riddell Library and Learning Centre on Facebook:

New! Interlibrary Loan Copies Delivered Electronically!

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

All copies of articles and chapters of books will be sent to your email; the email will include a link to download your copy. The document can be accessed 5 times and will be available for download for 14 days. Articles can then be printed or saved.

Any questions or concerns about this new service can be directed to

Library and Learning Centre

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

What will the new Library and Learning Centre look like?  Do you like a shiny modern space, a more classic environment, or something in between? Come give us your opinion on November 20 & 21 in the library from 10 am – 3 pm.

Student Wellness Resources

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the stress of school, work and life?

The MRU Library has compiled an amazing collection of resources to help you deal with the stresses of life.

Visit this page and find information on coping with stress, anxiety/depression and sleep deprivation. You will also find resources to help you land an excellent career, how to enjoy a healthy lifestyle as well as information on sexual wellness and healthy relationships.


Overdue Fines During Flood Closure

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Thank you for your patience while we were closed due to the State of Emergency in Calgary.  Just a reminder that any overdue fines accumulated during the closure will be waived.  Please contact the Circulation desk at 403 440 6129

MRU Student Award

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Find information about the MRU Library Award for Excellence in Scholarly Endeavors, including the winners, here.

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all that applied!

MRU Students Protest Education Cuts

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Check out this article published on about April 10′s protest to education cuts.

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