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  • A Curated Guide to Free Scholarly Resources During the Pandemic 

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, May 21st, 2020

    by Marlo MacKay  Library doors may be closed, but access to many scholarly e-resources has opened up, allowing students and researchers to use hundreds of additional online e-books and e-journal articles during the pandemic. The Dal Libraries have taken steps to help everyone in the community to discover this wealth of expanded content.  Around mid-March, schools, offices, and libraries across...

  • A Convocation Message from the Dalhousie Libraries

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

    On behalf of the Dalhousie Libraries, I’m offering heart-felt congratulations to you all. We know the hard work and sacrifice it took for you to get to this day and we are very proud of you! This year ended on a particularly challenging note, but even through these unusual circumstances, it has been our honour… Read More »

  • Streaming Video Databases — new trials

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

    The Dal Libraries have two new streaming video databases for you to try out: Academic Video Online (until June 30) and Films on Demand (until August 6). Academic Video Online is a database of video material with curricular relevance. Content includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, demonstrations, and raw footage. The… Read More »

  • Donna Bourne-Tyson Elected to NDRIO Board of Directors

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

    Canada’s New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) launched earlier this year and recently named their inaugural board. Dalhousie’s Dean of Libraries Donna Bourne-Tyson is on the fifteen-member board, representing academic libraries and the data management sector. “Canada has an excellent record of collaboration in developing digital research infrastructure, including the work of...

  • Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Recipient, Leanne Stevens

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, May 06th, 2020

    Congratulations to Leanne Stevens in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Stevens was awarded a $3,000 OER grant that was co-sponsored by Dalhousie Libraries and the Centre for Learning & Teaching. What is an OER? As defined by UNESO, Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning and research materials in… Read More »

  • Virtual Brightspace Support

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, May 06th, 2020

    Try a virtual drop-in session to ask members of our Instructional Technologies Team questions about Brightspace, and tools such as Panopto (for video streaming and lecture capture) and Collaborate Ultra (for virtual classroom and web conferencing). We’re available to help you live Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.… Read More »