News

  • Reduced eBook Access on June 24th

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

    eBooks hosted on ProQuest’s EBL platform will be unavailable from 2–3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 due to maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.    

  • Citation Management Workshops

    UNB Library News - Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

    Please be reminded that UNB Libraries has made the decision to cancel our subscription to RefWorks in favour of supporting freely available citation management alternatives like Zotero and Mendeley.  Our license with RefWorks will come to an end on August 31st of this year.  Any RefWorks content that has not been transferred from RefWorks into a new software will be irretrievably lost on that...

  • Digital Kipling Project: about the Kipling Collection

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, June 16th, 2017

    by Roger Gillis, Digital Humanities Librarian; Diana Doublet, Digitization Assistant; and Jessica Ruzek (digital exhibit assistant) This post is the first in a series that will highlight the Dal Libraries’  Digital Kipling project. The project involves digitizing and contextualizing the Rudyard Kipling Scrapbooks — part of the internationally renowned Kipling Collection held in the Dalhousie...

  • Donna Bourne-Tyson Named President of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, June 07th, 2017

    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has elected Donna Bourne-Tyson, Dalhousie’s University Librarian, as CARL President for a two year-term, 2017–2019. “It’s a great honour to serve the research library community in Canada in this capacity,” said Donna. “Academic research libraries are at the vanguard of technology as the sharing and dissemination of information shifts… Read More »

  • Excellence Recognized: two best paper awards for Dr. Joyline Makani

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, June 05th, 2017

    by Becky Tucker, NSCC PR Intern Success can come in many forms, but recently for Dalhousie Librarian Dr. Joyline Makani, it has come through her excellence in research. Joyline holds a doctorate in knowledge management, as well as an MLIS and an MBA, all from Dalhousie. She has written numerous papers about knowledge management and… Read More »

  • Planned Maintenance of Emerald Insight, June 6

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, June 02nd, 2017

    There is planned maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 6, beginning at 5 p.m. and lasting for up to 12 hours. During this time, the site will be placed into read-only mode, making the following functionality unavailable for the duration of the upgrade: Activating access tokens Adding… Read More »