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Library News

Thu, April, 1, 2021

Please be advised that our online catalogue will be undergoing maintenance on Monday, April 5th, beginning at 8pm and lasting approximately 1 hour.  Users will still be able to search the catalogue during the... Read more

Fri, February, 26, 2021

The Angus L Macdonald Library and our University Librarian, Sandy Iverson, are pleased to introduce our new blog, "... Read more

Thu, October, 1, 2020

The Angus L. Macdonald Library is excited to announce the removal of late fees on all materials and equipment in our collection effective immediately.  Late fees have also been eliminated on items borrowed from... Read more