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Go Online with Your Reading List: eReserves Service for Faculty

Dalhousie Libraries News - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:23
Make course-related articles and book chapters available electronically to your students in BbLearn. The Dalhousie Libraries are offering faculty an option to have links to licensed e-content added to their reading lists and uploaded to BbLearn by one of the Dal Libraries’ staff, with copyright clearance obtained if necessary. You can do this online via… Read More »
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Accessing Stats Can Data through the Dal Libraries

Dalhousie Libraries News - Fri, 2014-08-08 12:00
If you’re a researcher who needs access to Stats Can data, the Dalhousie Libraries can help you access public-use microdata files, databases, and geographic files through Stats Canada’s Data Liberation Initiative (DLI). Statistics Canada’s website defines the DLI initiative as “a partnership between post-secondary institutions and Statistics Canada for improving access to Canadian data resources.”… Read More »
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UNB Faculty Showcase

UNB Library News - Fri, 2014-08-08 11:19

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 Library

Please register by August 11th.

For more information, please contact Linda Roulston or Siobhan Hanratty.

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Temporary Archives and Special Collections Reading Room Now Open

Dalhousie Libraries News - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:00
The original Archives and Special Collections Reading Room remains closed for the summer while it is being repaired and renovated. A temporary location has just opened up in Room 5105, and it will be open Monday–Friday form 9 a.m.–5 p.m. To get to Room 5105: Take the elevator to the fifth floor, turn left through… Read More »
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Summer Shine 2014

Dalhousie Libraries News - Thu, 2014-08-07 13:20
The Summer Shine Series, introduced in 2012, was designed to give the interns an opportunity to present projects they have been working on during their summer internships. This year’s event is coming up soon. The presentations promise to be varied and interesting, so come on out and see the summer interns of the Dalhousie Libraries shine. Room… Read More »
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Summer Book Sale

MSVU Library News - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:39
Our Summer Book Sale is still going strong. 

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!


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Psst! We have a secret!

MSVU Library News - Mon, 2014-08-04 13:35

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! 

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Natal Day Hours

Dalhousie Libraries News - Fri, 2014-08-01 16:14
Most of our Dal Libraries, with the exception of the Sexton Library, will be closed this coming Monday to observe the Natal Day holiday. The Sexton Library will be open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. To check the weekend hours of the various libraries, they are listed here. Have a great holiday weekend.
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Student Job Opportunities

UNB Library News - Fri, 2014-08-01 15:02

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
  • Microforms
  • 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

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Natal Day Weekend: Hours

MSVU Library News - Fri, 2014-08-01 11:04
Natal Day is approaching, and in Nova Scotia we celebrate a civic holiday on Monday, August 4th.

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!
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The Learning Commons renovation is underway!

MSVU Library News - Thu, 2014-07-24 12:11
The Library is open! No hard hats are required to study, but you may wish to ask about the quieter spots in the Library. 
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Happy Canada Day!

MSVU Library News - Thu, 2014-07-24 12:04
We're open regular hours this weekend, but closed Tuesday, July 1 for Canada Day. Have fun! See our summer hours for more details.
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Library Web Service Outage – July 27

UNB Library News - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:45

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.


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Emerald Group maintenance notice

Dalhousie Libraries News - Mon, 2014-07-21 10:55
Emerald Group Publishing platforms will be performing website maintenance for four weeks, beginning on July 25. During this time, access to subscribed content will remain available; however, you will be unable to make edits to your profile, settings, and preferences during the upgrade. You may want to make these changes before July 25. This following websites… Read More »
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Robin Parker and Melissa Helwig: Training Clinicians from Around the World

Dalhousie Libraries News - Mon, 2014-07-21 09:39
Robin and Melissa, two librarians at the W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library, recently returned from Hamilton where they spent five days assisting clinicians to incorporate evidence-based clinical practice into their work. Clinicians such as doctors, chiropractors, osteopaths, surgeons, and naturopaths take part in the workshops. Evidence-based practice is an approach to clinical practice that… Read More »
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RefWorks Drop-In Sessions

UNB Library News - Sun, 2014-07-20 13:00

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:

June 19th

July 17th

August 21st

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Abortion NB Info

UNB Library News - Fri, 2014-07-18 12:00

Want to know more about the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic and the abortion debate in Canada?

UNB Libraries can help you, with print and online access to many books, articles, reports and other documents. Here are just a few:

  1. Follow this link to journal articles from peer-reviewed publications.

  3. Richer, Karine. (2008). Abortion in Canada: Twenty Years After R. v. Morgentaler.
    Parliament of Canada: Law and Government Division.

  5. E-books:


  6. Read some recent newspaper stories from NB Newspapers.
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Try out Summon 2.0

Memorial University Library News - Wed, 2014-07-16 11:11

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 libweb@mun.ca. 

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CANCELLED – Library Web Services Outage, July 13

UNB Library News - Fri, 2014-07-11 14:49

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.

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Heather MacFadyen, the new Collections Strategy Librarian

Dalhousie Libraries News - Fri, 2014-07-11 10:33
The Dalhousie Libraries are pleased to welcome Heather MacFadyen to the new role of Collections Strategy Librarian. In this new role, Heather will provide analytical, assessment, consultation, and planning services to support collection activities for the Dalhousie Libraries. Heather started with the Dalhousie Libraries as an intern in 2011 while she completed her MLIS degree.… Read More »
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