• Open Access Week 2017: Public Lecture with Dr. John Willinsky

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, September 25th, 2017

    Public lecture: The Future of Open Access to Research and Scholarship: Lessons from the Medieval to the Early Modern Era Dr. John Willinsky Stanford University Lecture Details: Monday, October 23, 4–6 p.m., Location TBD   This talk will set the current state of open access in scholarly publishing within a larger history of access to learning… Read More »

  • CHEB to Close Early on Sept. 23

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    The CHEB will close at 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 23 for a planned power outage to execute additional follow-up activities relating to the outage on June 20th. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you’re looking for another learning commons or study space, the Killam is open until midnight  and the Wallace McCain Learning Commons is open until 10… Read More »

  • Movies, pictures and readings in your classroom: Copyright basics

    UNB Library News - Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    Tuesday, September 26, 11:00am ORThursday, September 28, 2:30 pmMilham Room (Room #100)Harriet Irving LibraryUNB Fredericton Campus Each session includes a brief overview of the UNB Copyright Guidelines and provides an opportunity for Staff and Faculty to ask specific or general questions about distributing content to students in the classroom or online. Copyright sessions with an emphasis on the...

  • Right to Know Day 2017: Balancing Access & Privacy

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    Please join us for a day of stimulating discussion and presentations in celebration of International Right to Know Week. This event is open to the public and is co-hosted by Dalhousie University Libraries and the School of Information Management; and, Library and Archives Canada. This day will feature a keynote address from Catherine Tully, Information and Privacy Commissioner… Read More »

  • Joint Author Reading: Karen Smythe & Ian Colford

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, September 18th, 2017

    Join authors Karen Smythe and Ian Colford for a joint author reading. This will be the Halifax launch of Karen Smythe’s new novel, This Side of Sad. Ian will read a new, yet-to-be published piece of fiction. Part mystery, part elegy, This Side of Sad begins with an ending: the violent enigma of a man’s death. Was it… Read More »

  • GISciences Centre’s Lunchless Learn Series Fall 2017

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

    What is a ‘Lunchless Learn’? It’s a hands-on tutorial, held around lunchtime, open to all on campus — without the food. A GIS, or Geographic Information System, is “a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, integrating, manipulating, analyzing and displaying data relating to positions on earth’s surface.” In other words, it’s an easy and fun way… Read More »