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Posted July 25, 2017

New Database: NewspaperARCHIVE Canada

Access Canada Newspaper Archives and discover the stories of the past with NewspaperArchive.com, the world's largest online newspaper archive.  Canada Newspapers are an incredible resource when tracing your family tree to uncover treasures from the past about your ancestors.  Our massive collection of more than 7+ million newspapers will allow you to search for your ancestors by name and to narrow your results by year and location to help you discover more about their daily lives.  The archives cover Canada history from 1872-2016 and allow you to further understand an ancestor's place within their local community to research your genealogy.  Start your Canada  ancestry search now and discover more about your ancestor's stories.

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Posted July 13, 2017

New Digitized Collection: The Lethbridge Herald

The University Library has just released the Lethbridge Herald newspaper collection.  It contains the Lethbridge Herald (note that 1908-1926 are not yet available) between 1905-1966.  Not all issues are available during this time period are available, so it is not a complete collection.

It can be found at http://digitallibrary.uleth.ca/cdm/landingpage/collection/herald.

Posted July 6, 2017

University Archives/Special Collections Renovation: July-August 2017

The University Archives (L1172) will be undergoing a renovation to expand its current space and install enhanced fire suppression systems to preserve the archives and collections. The work is expected to begin in early-July and continue through August. There may be some intermittent noise associated with this activity during this time.

Please note that Mr. Mike Perry, University Archivist, will be on a one year study leave beginning July 1, 2017. After August 1, 2017, please contact Mr. Rhys Stevens for access to the University Archives and Special Collections at 403.329.5176 or rhys.stevens@uleth.ca.

We apologize for any inconvenience the renovation may cause during July and August, but look forward to reopening the space by appointment in fall 2017.

Posted July 3, 2017

Library Construction and Service Disruption: May 29 - late-August

Beginning Monday, May 29, the Library will begin preparation for installation of compact shelving on level 9 north.
 
Please be aware of the following impacts:
 
MAIN COLLECTION ACCESS | Call Numbers NB to QR
 
The collection on level 9 north will not be accessible by patrons. Patrons can request materials from this area by submitting requested call numbers to the General Services Desk in person or by emailing the request to gsd.library@uleth.ca. Requests will be retrieved within 24-hours of submission.
 
NOISE
 
Throughout the installation process, there may be additional dust and noise associated with the work. Level 11 will be least impacted by the work.
 
ADDITIONAL IMPACTS
 
Main Collection materials from level 10 north and Government Documents from level 10 south will be relocated to level 9 as part of this project. Notifications will be issued when this phase of the project commences.
 
The project is expected to conclude late-August and we apologize for any inconvenience in advance.
 
Please contact Jesse Malinsky (malijn@uleth.ca; 403-329-2128) for additional information.

Posted May 22, 2017


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