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  • UNB Libraries Open – Feb. 19

    UNB Library News - Friday, February 16th, 2018

    Our Libraries are open on Monday, February 19th  Hours are listed below: HARRIET IRVING LIBRARY  10:00 am – Midnight SCIENCE & FORESTRY LIBRARY  1:00 pm – Midnight ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE LIBRARY 1:00 pm – Midnight GERARD V. LA FOREST LAW LIBRARY Noon – 11:00 pm HANS W. KLOHN COMMONS 1:00pm – 9:00 pm  

  • Zotero Workshop (SJ) – Feb. 28th

    UNB Library News - Thursday, February 15th, 2018

    Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty, and researchers to a Zotero workshop on February 28, 2018 at 10:30am in Hans W. Klohn Commons room G16.  Zotero is a free research organization tool that includes citation management. The workshop will consist of two parts: 10:30 – 11:30 Getting set up with Zotero and...

  • Blind Date with a Book

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

     This Valentine’s Day, find love in the library.  Blind Date with a Book When: Wednesday, February 14 Where: Killam Library (11 a.m.-3 p.m.), MacRae Library (12-2 p.m.), and Kellogg Library, Tupper location, (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) What: Fall in love with a good book. If you’re looking for mystery, fantasy, poetry, romance, or… science fiction, the Killam, MacRae, and… Read More »

  • Fair Pricing for Journals: public consultations for the Dalhousie community

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    The “big deal” as a model for purchasing scholarly journals is no longer sustainable for mid-sized universities like Dalhousie. What is a “big deal,” anyway? It’s when scholarly publishers bundle 100s or 1,000s of journals and sell them for a discounted price. When publishers introduced the big deals, it made economic sense to buy in.… Read More »

  • Fine-tuning Dalhousie’s eBook Subscriptions

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, February 12th, 2018

    The Dalhousie Libraries lease and buy eBooks in many subject areas to meet student and faculty research, teaching, and learning needs. We acquire eBooks from multiple publishers and vendors. We currently provide ebooks on twenty different platforms. As part of managing our collections, we regularly analyze our eBook and journal subscriptions to ensure the collection… Read More »

  • 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers

    UNB Library News - Thursday, February 08th, 2018

    UNB Libraries is delighted we now have access to the 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers! The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of ‘news’ and ‘newspapers’ and the “free...