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News

  • A Collections Update from the Dalhousie Libraries

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, May 27th, 2016

    The Dalhousie Libraries are implementing a journal subscription cost reduction program in 2016/17. We will be consulting with faculty and students before we make any changes. The Dalhousie Libraries’ collections budget will increase by two per cent in 2016/17; however, vendors and publishers continue to increase prices of subscriptions on average by more than two… Read More »

  • Last Day to Access ClinicalKey Is May 31

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 26th, 2016

    In follow up to our previous announcement regarding ClinicalKey, the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library has cancelled ClinicalKey. Thank you to all who provided feedback. The last day to access ClinicalKey will be May 31, 2016. ClinicalKey has two main components: journals and ebooks. About 90 per cent of the journals included in ClinicalKey are duplicates… Read More »

  • Summer Statutory Holidays

    UNB Library News - Thursday, May 19th, 2016

    Please note that all UNB Libraries will be closed on the statutory holidays during the summer: Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day) Friday, July 1 (Canada Day) Monday, August 1 (New Brunswick Day) Monday, September 5 (Labour Day) As always, however, UNB Libraries’ e-resources will remain accessible 24/7.

  • Donna Bourne-Tyson Reappointed University Librarian

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

    Donna Bourne-Tyson has been reappointed University Librarian for a five-year term until October 31, 2021. “Donna is widely recognized for her many strengths as a library leader and for her significant professional contributions at Dalhousie,” says Dr. Carolyn Watters, Provost and Vice-President Academic. “Her achievements during her first term have been impressive, leading changes that… Read More...

  • The Survey of Household Spending 2013 (SHS)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Sunday, May 08th, 2016

    The Survey of Household Spending (SHS) 2013 is now available for use by researchers in the Atlantic Research Data Centre. The SHS primarily collects detailed information on household expenditures. It also collects information about the annual income of household members (from administrative data files), demographic characteristics of the household, certain dwelling characteristics (e.g., type,...

  • Proposed cancellation of ClinicalKey

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, May 06th, 2016

    Along with the other libraries in the Dalhousie University Libraries system, the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library will have a significant collections budget shortfall for 2016-17.  Reducing book purchases and spending endowment funds will help reduce the shortfall, but additional cancellations will be required. We are in the process of cancelling ClinicalKey as our first… Read More »

  • 2016/17 Collections Planning

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 05th, 2016

    The Dalhousie Libraries are currently reviewing our collections plan for the 2016/17 fiscal year. The Kellogg Library is forecasting the need to reduce collection spending by 15-30%. The University has provided assistance by increasing collection budgets by 2% and by providing a currency relief fund, but with subscription increases of 2-8% annually and the continuing… Read More »

  • Book launch: Ian Colford’s new novel

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 05th, 2016

    The Dalhousie Libraries’ Ian Colford has published another novel. Ian, who is based in the Sexton Design & Technology Library, is the Librarian for Architecture, Planning & Engineering and the Digital Services Coordinator. His newest novel is called Perfect World, and it will be launched in Halifax in a joint event with Christy Ann Conlin. The launch… Read More »

  • NEW Accessible Washroom at HIL

    UNB Library News - Thursday, May 05th, 2016

    There’s a new accessible washroom at the Harriet Irving Library! Located on the east side of the building, next to the Data/GIS Lab on the third floor.

  • Brutalist Song II: presented by William Robinson

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 03rd, 2016

    William Robinson, the 2013 artist-in-residence at the Killam Memorial Library, is presenting Brutalist Song II in the Killam atrium on Sunday, May 8. Performances will be thirty minutes each at 2, 3, 4, and 5 p.m. During his 2013 residency, William developed a sculpture of the Killam that played a “song” as it turned past… Read More »

  • Summer Research Refreshers

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

    We welcome our Summer Legal Research Assistants at the Sir James Dunn Law Library. Each May we offer a series of workshops to help RAs refresher their legal research skills. These sessions are for students with some prior legal research training. No registration is required and we will bring the muffins. If you have any… Read More »

  • Novanet Now Providing Digital Access to Nova Scotia Government Publications

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

    Novanet is now providing digital access to government publications archived by the Nova Scotia Legislative Library. Nova Scotian government documents that existed digitally from 2007–2013 are now available through Novanet with material from 2014–2016 currently being added. The Hansard Proceedings (verbatim record of the Debates of the House of Assembly) will also be available soon. “Novanet...

  • Delayed Opening May 5th (UNBF Libraries)

    UNB Library News - Monday, April 25th, 2016

    Please be aware that, on Thursday, May 5th, 2016, the Harriet Irving, Science & Forestry, and Engineering & Computer Science Libraries will open at 11:30am in order for staff to attend a system-wide meeting. UNBF Libraries will close at regular times respectively, as per our summer hours of operation. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Nova Scotia Government Publications on Novanet

    SMU Patrick Power Library News - Friday, April 22nd, 2016

    Local academic libraries, including this one, have teamed up with the Nova Scotia Legislative Library to improve public access to government documents produced in this province.  Acting through Novanet, the library consortium for Nova Scotia's colleges and universities, digital copies of  government publications produced from 2007-2013 are now searchable and retrievable from the Novanet...

  • Rescheduled: Public presentation by candidate for the position of Instruction/Liaison Librarian: Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

    Wednesday, April 20, 2–2:35 p.m. —Vanessa Kitchin (previously March 30) In Saint John: DMNB Saint John 266 (videoconference) In Halifax: Tupper Building Basement–A3 (videoconference) Candidates for the position of Instruction/Liaison Librarian: Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick have been invited to make a presentation to the Dalhousie community on the following topic: “New technologies have...