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News

  • Faculty and Fair Dealing   

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    This is part three in our series to celebrate Fair Dealing Week. Part four (Students and Fair Dealing) will appear on Friday. Fair dealing is a powerful tool for using copyrighted works in the classroom. It allows instructors to use photos and videos in class lectures, reduce the cost of materials for students, and facilitate access and accommodation for students. Faculty can also benefit… Read...

  • Fair Dealing: Why Is it Important? 

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

    This is part two in a four-part series of blog posts celebrating Fair Dealing Week (February 20–24, 2017). Fair Dealing permits the limited use of copyright-protected material without the permission of copyright owners, and without the risk of infringement. It is intended to provide a balance between the rights of creators and the rights of users. Copyright protects the expression of ideas,… Read...

  • Fair Dealing Week: What Is Fair Dealing? 

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

    This is part one in a four-part series of blog posts celebrating Fair Dealing Week (February 20–24, 2017).  Fair Dealing Week (Fair Use Week in the United States) is the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)’s annual celebration of fair dealing. To mark Fair Dealing Week, we’ll be blogging about it all week. These posts will outline why fair dealing is important, what… Read More »

  • Romancing Roberts: Rescheduled for Feb. 28th

    UNB Library News - Friday, February 17th, 2017

    Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, born in 1860 in New Brunswick, was a UNB graduate, known as one of the Fathers of Canadian Poetry, and is among those recognized at UNB’s Poets Corner of Canada, a designated historic site. He was also an inveterate correspondent exchanging letters with acquaintances, friends, literati, and several women with whom he was known to have had romantic relationships....

  • Winter Warmer Series in the HIL

    UNB Library News - Friday, February 17th, 2017

    7 principles – 7 presenters – 7 faculties The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL) is offering a new series of 7 sessions based on the book How Learning Works – Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose et al. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2010). Each session features one of the 7 principles. The 7 presenters come from 7  faculties, and each presenter...

  • Intro to Palaeography (2-part session)

    UNB Library News - Friday, February 17th, 2017

    Do you need help reading handwritten documents? If so, come to these two sessions to learn techniques and strategies that you can use to approach reading, transcribing, and analyzing manuscripts. Part One: Wednesday, February 15th (4-5:30pm), HIL Milham Room An historical introduction to writing materials and styles (hands), plus techniques, strategies, and principles to use in approaching a...

  • Fair Dealing Week, 20-24 Feb 2017

    UNB Library News - Friday, February 17th, 2017

    In recognition of Fair Dealing Week, educational institutions across Canada celebrate the Fair Dealing provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act. These provisions balance the rights of creators and users of copyright-protected content. As a user-focused exception, fair dealing facilitates the sharing of short excerpts of copyrighted works for the purposes of research, private study, education,...

  • February is Black History Month

    UNB Library News - Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    UNB Libraries offers a variety of resources that support research into black history, such as the following databases: Black Thought and Culture Empire Online Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice Find more resources: Guide to African History Guide to the Loyalist Collection: Black History Also check out the blog posts on Atlantic Loyalist Connections: “The Importance of the Book of Negroes...

  • Dr. Rosana Barbosa on Brazil and Canada

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Thursday, February 09th, 2017

    The next event in the Library's Faculty Author Series will feature Dr. Rosana Barbosa, from the Department of History.   She’ll be here to talk about her new book, Brazil and Canada: Economic, Political and Migratory Ties, 1820s to 1970s. Please note that this talk has been re-scheduled for Wednesday, March 1 at 1 o’clock in Room LI135. All are welcome.

  • Jennifer MacIsaac Completes Certificate in Museum Studies

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, February 08th, 2017

    In 2009, Jennifer MacIsaac was asked to take care of the Agricola Museum, Archives, and Special Collections at the MacRae Library on the Agricultural Campus. As a cataloguer with a diploma in Library and Information Technology, she thought it seemed like a close fit; the collections were similar to what she worked with every day, the materials were just older. While… Read More »

  • 2016 Collaborative Research & Innovation Grant Award Winner

    CAUL - News - Wednesday, February 08th, 2017

    CAUL-CBUA is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Collaborative Research and Innovation Grant! Alison Ambi, Science Research Liaison Librarian at Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries, will be awarded $1,000 to help support their project, Does Library Data Want to be Free?   In her proposal, Alison emphasizes that, although libraries spend much time focused on advocating for...

  • Fundamentals in Digital Scholarship: GIS for Humanities Workshop

    UNB Library News - Tuesday, February 07th, 2017

    GIS and Spatial Data for Humanities: Introduction to ESRI’s Story Maps Date: 11 February 2017, 1pm – 4pm Location: Harriet Irving Library Data/GIS Lab (HIL 310) Have you ever wanted to map the spaces and places in a literary or historical work or body of work?  If so, this workshop is for you. UNB Libraries Data/GIS Librarian, Siobhan Hanratty, will introduce you to some basic concepts that will...

  • Talk on Student Use of IT

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Tuesday, February 07th, 2017

    Like their counterparts elsewhere, Saint Mary’s students use information technology a lot.  All day, every day.  For working, communicating, catching up.  It’s what university students do. But what does that mean? What IT, exactly, are students at this school using?  Phones, tablets, laptops, desktops?  All of the above?  Some at the same time? To come up with some hard data, a survey was...

  • Technical Difficulties for Taylor & Francis

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, February 07th, 2017

    Taylor & Francis Online is experiencing some technical difficulties. They apologize for the downtime and they are working to restore access to the site as soon as possible. February 7, 2:30 p.m. update: problem resolved

  • Silent at Night Study Room in the Kellogg Library Learning Commons (CHEB)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Monday, February 06th, 2017

    The CHEB has just doubled the amount of silent study space available at night. Starting February 6, classroom C268 is reserved every night from 8:30–11:30 p.m. for silent study. From March 6–May 31, that time will be expanded to 7–11:30 p.m. nightly (including weekends). This room is a complement to the existing silent room in the corner by the main… Read More »