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New database trials at Xwi7xwa Library

From now until December 3rd we’re trialing two new databases at Xwi7xwa Library: Ancestry Library Edition and Ethnic NewsWatch. Ancestry library Edition is a partnership between ancestry.com and ProQuest, and offers a wealth of genealogical resources from the United States and the United Kingdom, alongside record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other countries. You can […]

Lest we forget

You probably know that November 11th is Remembrance Day. Xwi7xwa Library will be closed on Monday November 13th to commemorate this and to honour members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty. November 8th is not a federal holiday and but the date is still important. This is Aboriginal Veterans Day, […]

Waterfall Revitalization Project

The waterfall outside Xwi7xwa was original Chief Simon Baker’s idea and has been a part of the Longhouse since its creation, serving as a reminder that “water is the most important thing in our lives.” [i] After 24 years, some elements of this feature were in need of repair and we are happy to confirm […]

Our loan periods have changed

We’re happy to announce that, starting this September, many of our loan periods have changed. Graduate loans now span an eight week period on standard items, while faculty borrowing from Xwi7xwa will be able to check out standard materials for the entire winter term through to April.