News

  • Dalhousie Libraries Welcomes New Dean of Libraries Michael Vandenburg

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 19th, 2022

    On August 15, Michael Vandenburg will begin his five-year appointment as Dean of Libraries at Dalhousie University. Current Dean of Libraries Donna Bourne-Tyson will be retiring after eleven years of extraordinary leadership. Since May of 2021, Michael has been the Interim Executive Director of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). OCUL is the consortium of Ontario’s… Read More »

  • Improvements to Novanet! (and the retirement of Novanet Classic)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

    Signing in to your library account is about to get simpler, thanks to better integration between the Novanet system and Dalhousie’s single sign-on. Starting May 17, you will use your NetID and password to sign in, instead of using a library barcode number and a PIN. Community borrowers (those without a Dalhousie NetID) please contact… Read More »

  • Congratulations and best wishes to Heather MacFadyen!

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

    After more than a decade with the Dal Libraries, Dr. Heather MacFadyen will be retiring on June 30, 2022. Heather’s career with the Dal Libraries began in 2011 when she was hired as a School of Information Management graduate intern. Upon completion of the MLIS degree, she was appointed as a Reference & Instruction Librarian… Read More »

  • BoardVitals Site Maintenance Scheduled (May 15)

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

    The BoardVitals site will be undergoing planned maintenance, scheduled for Sunday, May 15 from midnight until noon (ADT). Access to their desktop and mobile app will be unavailable during the outage. BoardVitals apologizes for any inconvenience.    

  • Congratulations to Anne Matthewman!

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, May 06th, 2022

    Anne Matthewman, Associate Dean Learning & Teaching and Chief Law Librarian, is a 2022 recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Hall of Fame Award. From the AAL website: The Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to recognize those members whose contributions to the profession and service to the Association have been… Read More »

  • Red Dress Day Exhibit

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 05th, 2022

    May 5 is Red Dress Day,  a day of honouring missing and murdered Indigenous people. Learn more about Red Dress Day. Learn more about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) by reading the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.