News

  • World Book & Copyright Day

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

    by Lachlan MacLeod, Copyright Services Coordinator Today (April 23) is World Book and Copyright Day! This is a day to celebrate books for their role in creating inclusive and knowledge-rich societies, and to reflect on the publishing world from multiple angles: “books as vectors of values and knowledge, and depositories of the intangible heritage; books… Read More »

  • Outages on Sunday, April 28

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Thursday, April 18th, 2019

    On Sunday, April 28 from 7 a.m.–5 p.m., we will be doing maintenance on our library systems, requiring an outage of almost all systems. This work is necessary to add disk space to our local storage network, giving us the storage capacity needed to grow in the coming years. We apologize for the inconvenience these… Read More »

  • Putting Dal on the Map: Launching the Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

    (originally appeared in Today @ Dal on April 16) On April 11, the Dal Libraries launched the Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection to a packed house in the Killam Memorial Library. Space and geography fans of all ages gathered to get their first look at the collection on the Killam’s data visualization wall before the link to… Read More »

  • New Collections Analysis Librarian, Kirsten Huhn

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, April 12th, 2019

    We are pleased to introduce Kirsten Huhn as our new Collections Analysis Librarian. Kirsten started with the Dal Libraries on February 4. Prior to joining the Dal Libraries, Kirsten was the Head of Acquisitions and Serials at Concordia University Library in Montreal. She has also worked as a librarian at Jacobs University Bremen in her native Germany. Kirsten has… Read More »

  • New graphic medicine collection at the Kellogg

    Dalhousie Libraries News - Friday, April 12th, 2019

    by Melissa Helwig A new graphic medicine section has been added to the collection at the Kellogg Health Sciences Library! Graphic medicine refers to illness or health narratives in the form of comics that can be either fiction or non-fiction materials (U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2018). As an approachable medium, graphic medicine can provide… Read More »

  • Temporary Closure

    UNB Library News - Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

    UNB Archives & Special Collections areas are closed for re-organization and construction. All reference services are suspended from 1 May to 31 August, 2019. This includes use of the Archives reading room, access to archival holdings, and digital reproduction requests. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience as we increase our storage capacity, allowing us to grow...