All UNB Fredericton faculty members are invited to attend UNB Libraries’ annual showcase of resources and services that support teaching and research.
Our half-day schedule includes short sessions on such topics as new library services and resources, key library apps, UNB Scholar (research repository), open access, copyright and reserves, SciVal: revealing research at UNB, UNB Common Read: a first-year success initiative, data extraction, and more.
A light lunch will be provided, and we have door prizes (including a Kindle Fire).
Date: Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 (8:45am–1:30pm)
Location: Milham Room (Rm. 100), Harriet Irving LibraryPlease register by August 11th.
Only $1 a book. "Dollar Days of Summer!"
Pick up a little something for the cottage, the tent, or the beach.
Inquire at the Access Desk for more details. Enjoy!
One Book Nova Scotia is a province-wide community reading event for adults. Nova Scotians are invited to read, listen to,
discuss and get excited about the same book.
Watch for the 2014 One Book announcement on August 11th!
This is the 3rd Annual event, and we are proud to take part.
Stay tuned for more details!
Are you looking for a great part-time job? UNB Libraries hires about 50 students a year, with positions in each of our libraries and in most departments. A job at the library is convenient, pays better than many part-time jobs, and provides terrific opportunities to build your employment skills. Your shifts will be scheduled around your classes and the needs of the department. Returning student assistants are offered an increase in pay and responsibility.
It’s easy to apply! Just complete the application form, indicating which position(s) you’re applying for. We welcome all applications, but will only contact those selected for an interview. The application deadline for fall positions is August 15th at 4pm.
Positions are potentially available in the following departments and areas:
- Science and Forestry Library
- Archives and Special Collections
- Center for Digital Scholarship (Electronic Text Center)
- Harriet Irving Library Research Help Desk (seeking graduate students) – Please note alternate application deadline is August 8th.
Application forms, and more information is available here: https://www.lib.unb.ca/about/student.php
Welcome to Nova Scotia
photo: Flickr CC 2011 by Dennis Jarvis
Library hours will be:
Friday August 1 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday August 2 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday August 3 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday August 4 CLOSED
Be sure to check out festivals and events in your region. Here's what's happening in HRM. Enjoy!
A planned power outage (coordinated by Facilities Management) at the Harriet Irving Library will occur this coming Sunday, July 27, from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Please be aware that the outage will make unavailable the library website, e-resources, and any services requiring authentication (eg. reserves and the library’s proxy server). For basic catalogue searching, UNB WorldCat will remain available (visit http://unb.worldcat.org/), but any links to electronic resources within will be inaccessible for the duration of the outage
Library Systems is prepared for the outage and will be ready to restart servers once power is stable. Access should be restored after 2:00 PM.
Are you about to start using RefWorks? Are you a RefWorks user with questions?
The third Thursday of every month, at 10am, there will be a RefWorks drop-in session in the HIL Learning Lab (112).
The A-Team (Aggie and Alicia) will be available to assist you!
Summer Drop-In Dates:
UNB Libraries can help you, with print and online access to many books, articles, reports and other documents. Here are just a few:
- Follow this link to journal articles from peer-reviewed publications.
- Richer, Karine. (2008). Abortion in Canada: Twenty Years After R. v. Morgentaler.
Parliament of Canada: Law and Government Division.
- Feldberg, Georgina. (2003). Women, health and nation: Canada and the United States since 1945. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
- MacGuigan, Mark. (1994). Abortion, conscience & democracy. Toronto: Hounslow Press.
- McBride, Dorothy. (2001). Abortion politics, women’s movements, and the democratic state: a comparative study of state feminism. Oxford: OUP.
- Brown, Lori. (2012). Contested spaces: abortion clinics, women’s shelters and hospitals: politicizing the female body. Burlington: Ashgate.
- Collier, Carol, et al. (2011). Bioethics in Canada: a philosophical introduction. Toronto: CSPI.
- Shaw, Jessica. (2006). Reality check: a close look at accessing abortion services in Canadian hospitals.
Ottawa: Canadians for Choice.
- Chapman, Roger. (2010). Culture wars: an encyclopedia of issues, viewpoints, and voices. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.
- Read some recent newspaper stories from NB Newspapers.
Summon 2.0 is here!
Summon lets you search for books, articles and more all at once. It searches multiple library resources, including the library catalogue, our digital collections like the Digital Archive Initiative (DAI) and many of our library databases and indexes for your research terms.
Summon 2.0 offers a new and improved look -let us know what you think of it! Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE from Physical Plant: “Please be advised that with unforeseen circumstances we are rescheduling the HIL power outage to a future date.”
A planned power outage at the Harriet Irving Library will occur this coming Sunday, July 13, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please be aware that the outage will make unavailable the library website, electronic resources, reserves, and any services requiring authentication (eg. the library’s proxy server). The library catalogue, UNB WorldCat (visit http://unb.worldcat.org/), will remain available but electronic books or journals requiring login will remain inaccessible for the duration of the outage.
Power is expected to resume at 3:00 PM.