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News

  • Staff profile: Leah Unicomb

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

    We would like to welcome Leah Unicomb to the Dal Libraries. Leah has been working in libraries in the public school system for the past 16 years, where she flourished with her students, worked on many projects and always strived to make a positive impact on those around her. She started as the new Manager of… Read More »

  • Need your ID Card?

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Monday, August 29th, 2016

    New students shouldn't wait too long to get their official Saint Mary's ID card.  It's needed for many important things (including the ability to borrow library books). You can drop by the Library right now and get one and beat next week's crowds.  As of Wednesday, we'll have moved everything over to the Services Expo in Loyola. Here's the complete schedule from now and till the end of the term...

  • Taylor & Francis Title Lists with Additional Subject Information

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, August 25th, 2016

    We’ve received requests for title lists that include subjects to help with the process of identifying journals to retain. These updated spreadsheets include subjects as assigned by Taylor & Francis. Each workbook includes a table of contents listing the number of journals associated with each subject. Not all journals are associated with specific subjects and not… Read More »

  • Intern Profile: Nick Manuel

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? The MLIS program at Dal looked more flexible than the other schools I was considering at the time, and being part of the School of Management was a plus for me having just left a management role at my former career. Also, being closer to my family… Read More »

  • Intern profile: Alice Albarda

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? As someone with an interest in becoming a professional librarian, pursuing a MLIS degree seemed like a natural fit. As well as being close to home, Dalhousie’s School of Information Management had a good reputation and a community environment, which I why I chose it over other programs.… Read More »

  • Intern profile: Jacob Ericson

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, August 22nd, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? Dalhousie was one of a number of schools that was suggested to me when I was applying for my MLIS. However, it was the support of the faculty and staff here, as well as the great internship and practicum opportunities, which caused me to pick Dalhousie… Read More »

  • UNB Libraries Delayed Opening – Sept. 6th

    UNB Library News - Monday, August 22nd, 2016

    Please be advised that on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016, UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, and South Gym) will open at 10:00 am in order for all staff to attend a session to prepare for the start of the new academic year.  The Law Library will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  

  • Intern Profile: Keri McCaffrey

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, August 19th, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? Some strange magical force drew me to the program that I still haven’t figured out to this day. The summer before the last year in of my undergrad I was digitizing microfilm in a library for a historian, and then one day I found myself searching… Read More »

  • Intern Profile: Domenic Rosati

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, August 18th, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? I visited my best friend in Halifax, and I knew I wanted to be here. I come from Ontario and I didn’t want to go to university there again. I applied to the MLIS program because I knew I wanted to be involved in academics but I… Read More »

  • Intern Profile: Lauren Bull

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? My pursuit of an MLIS degree is the result of a roundabout fulfilment of a childhood dream. I was a permanent fixture at my public library growing up and formed meaningful relationships with several of the children’s librarians. Throughout middle school, high school, and even in university, I continued… Read More »

  • Taylor & Francis Faculty Consultation Sessions

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

    As we have talked about previously, the Dalhousie Libraries are implementing a journal subscription review in 2016/17. We are currently assessing whether we can reduce our costs by subscribing only to the journals most essential to the Dalhousie community, instead of subscribing to costly journal packages. We need your input about the value of the… Read More »

  • Dalhousie and Halifax Public Libraries Team Up to Purchase 5,500 Video Difference Titles

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

    Via Dal News MAKING A (VIDEO) DIFFERENCE: DAL AND HALIFAX PUBLIC LIBRARIES TEAM UP TO PURCHASE FILM COLLECTION Ryan McNutt – August 16, 2016 Halifax’s Video Difference location on Quinpool Road. (Ryan McNutt photo) When David Nicol heard the news that Halifax’s Video Difference was closing its doors, his initial response bordered on fatalistic. “It was like,… Read More »

  • Intern Profile: Deborah Hemming

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, August 15th, 2016

    What brought you to the MLIS program at Dal? I’m originally from the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia but recently spent a number of years living out-of-province in Montreal. I loved Montreal but was always a bit homesick for the Maritimes. Pursuing an MLIS degree at Dal allowed me a homecoming of sorts. I was… Read More »

  • Intern Season 2016

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, August 15th, 2016

    Every summer, the Dalhousie Libraries welcome students from Dal’s Master of Library and Information Studies program for internships. Working with these bright and enthusiastic individuals is one of our favourite things about summer at the Dalhousie Libraries!  Over the coming days, we’ll be featuring profiles of these fantastic folks here on our blog, highlighting the… Read More »

  • Congratulations, Hasmeet Singh: hard work and altruism recognized

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, August 12th, 2016

    Hasmeet Singh Chandok wears the familiar red shirt when he goes to his job as a navigator with the Dalhousie Libraries. Since September 2014, Hasmeet has worked for the Dal Libraries, providing IT assistance with a smile. He’s a common sight in the Killam Learning Commons, at the Sexton Help Desk, and in the Wallace… Read More »