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News

  • New Administrative Structure for the Dalhousie Libraries

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, July 18th, 2016

    by Donna Bourne-Tyson, University Librarian Due to recent vacancies and recommendations that have come out of the recent Senate Review of the Dalhousie Libraries, we are pleased to announce the following appointments have been made, effective July 1, 2016. Associate University Librarian, Resources & Discovery – Allison Fulford Allie is adding Resources to her AUL… Read More »

  • NAXOS Music Library

    UNB Library News - Monday, July 11th, 2016

    NAXOS Music Library (NML) is the world’s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 127,240 CDs with more than 1,903,700 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Content Complete Naxos, DaCapo and Marco Polo catalogues via streaming audio Selected titles from over 650 record labels, with more labels joining every month Multiple genres:...

  • Workshop on Scholarly Social Networking Sites

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Monday, July 11th, 2016

    Academic research and discourse have both been impacted greatly by the rapid emergence of scholarly social networking sites. Many members of the higher education community now use personal profile sites like ResearchGate and Academia.edu, subject-specific sites like Philpapers and Social Science Research Network or citation sharing sites such as Mendeley.  In addition to sharing information,...

  • Service Outage at libraries.dal.ca on Saturday, July 9

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, July 08th, 2016

    Almost all Dalhousie Library services will be unavailable ‪Saturday July 9 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. for maintenance. libraries.dal.ca will remain up, but some portions of the website will not function, such as: –        Hours widget –        Front-page search box –        Live Help –        Hours Portal –        Contacts Directory –        Subject Specialists –        Libcasts –        Software...

  • Profile: Roger Gillis, Copyright and Digital Humanities Librarian

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, July 07th, 2016

    The new position of Copyright and Digital Humanities librarian was filled by Roger Gillis when he joined the Dal Libraries on December 1. Roger has been in the information management field since 2002, having worked on digital humanities projects such as the Atlantic Canada Virtual Archives, and holding positions in archives and records management in the… Read More »

  • Two-hour Outage for ProQuest on July 9

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, July 07th, 2016

    The ProQuest platform (search.proquest.com) will be taking a two-hour maintenance window on Friday, July 9 from 11 p.m. until 1  a.m. (July 10) to prepare for the upcoming migration to a cloud-based infrastructure. During this time, access to ProQuest platform databases will not be available and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled… Read More »

  • Dal Libraries organizes five-day digital preservation management workshop

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, July 07th, 2016

    The Dalhousie Libraries is pleased to announce that it is organizing a 5-day Digital Preservation Management (DPM) Workshop this September in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 (5:00 p.m.) – Friday, September 30, 2016 (12:00 p.m.) Location: Aikens Room, Nova Scotia Archives Tuition: $1,250.00 CAD Halifax workshop website: http://libraries.dal.ca/about/events/dpmworkshop.html...

  • New Instruction & Liaison Librarian for the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) Program

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, July 06th, 2016

    Jackie Phinney has been appointed Instruction & Liaison Librarian with the Dalhousie Libraries, for the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) program. This full-time appointment is effective July 1, 2016. Jackie is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s School of Information Management, and holds an undergraduate degree from Mount Allison. She has been working at the DMNB… Read More »

  • Books & Films - Our Latest Display Is Up

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Tuesday, July 05th, 2016

    Regular visitors to the Library will have noticed a special display area where we highlight parts of our collection.  It’s on the first floor, near the copiers. Each display is focused on a particular theme and they’re changed every month or so. Usually it’s comprised of just books.  But the one installed yesterday is titled “Books & Films” so there are a lot of DVDs in there too. You may...

  • New Source for Corporate Data

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Tuesday, July 05th, 2016

    The Library has teamed with the Saint Mary's Department of Accounting to make available yet another premier business source. NRG Metrics provides corporate governance data on a wide range of related topics, from ownership to independence, from membership to control.  It allows both longitudinal and comparative analysis of approximately 5,500 companies in 46 countries and covers the years from...

  • Government Documents at the Dalhousie Libraries

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, July 04th, 2016

    by Mollie Thompson The Dalhousie Libraries provide access to thousands of government documents both electronically and in print. Subjects ranging from technical and scientific study to historical and current trending topics. Documents from various levels of government—federal, provincial, municipal, and international—are available at your fingertips through the Novanet catalogue (which includes...

  • Longitudinal and International Study of Adults 2014 (LISA)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, July 04th, 2016

    The 2014 Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) master and administrative data are now available for use by researchers at the Atlantic Research Data Centre. The Longitudinal and International Study of Adults aims to improve our understanding of what is happening in the lives of Canadians so we can see what services they require,… Read More »

  • Routine Maintenance/ Downtime for Royal Society of Chemistry: July 2

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

    On Saturday July 2, 2016 from 7:30am to 11.00am the Royal Society of Chemistry websites will be offline temporarily for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.

  • Dal Libraries Launches Refreshed, User-Focused Website

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, June 27th, 2016

      On July 5, watch for the refreshed version of the libraries.dal.ca The refreshed website features improved navigation, a new front page layout including a tab called “My Library Account,” and a tabbed search box. We’re especially proud of the new hours widget on the front page, allowing you to see at a glance the… Read More »

  • 130th Anniversary of Women at UNB

    UNB Library News - Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

    On June 24, 1886, Mary K. Tibbits became the first woman to be admitted to study Arts at UNB.  She had passed the matriculation examination and acquired legal assurance that she was a “person” and therefore eligible to enroll at UNB, but was initially denied admission.  UNB was threatened with curtailment of provincial funding unless the Senate reconsidered its position, which it finally did....