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Archives Display in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room

Archives & Special Collections at the Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the arrival of “Art of the Book 2013”, a juried travelling exhibition of the book arts celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG). The Harriet Irving Library is the only venue east of Toronto hosting the exhibit.

This exhibit, comprised of 65 works by Canadian and American book artists, includes a variety of work reflecting the distinct but overlapping elements of the book arts: livre d’artiste (artists’ books); fine binding; fine printing; box-making; paper decorating; papermaking; and calligraphy. The prize winning title “Doomsday Sanctuarium” by UNB Alumna Barbara Clark Helander (B.Ed. 1980) is included in the display.

“Art of the Book 2013” can be viewed Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room, 5th floor, Harriet Irving Library (UNB Fredericton) and will continue until 29 May 2015.

For more information contact Patti Auld Johnson, Archives & Special Collections, at 458-7524 or

Further information on CBBAG can found at:




Milham Lecture – Mar 12

Prat, Starr family NSARM accession no. 1985-524 no. 86, photo no. 20

Prat, Starr family NSARM accession no. 1985-524 no. 86, photo no. 20

You are invited to attend the 17th Milham Lecture:

“Designing Beautiful Books: Bliss Carman & The Prat Sisters in 1890s Bohemian New York” (an illustrated talk)

Dr. Gwendolyn Davies, Emerita Professor & Dean

English & The School of Graduate Studies

University of New Brunswick

When:  March 12th, 2015

Where: 4:00 pm, Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library

Free, public lecture. All welcome. Reception to follow.

Learn more about the Prat Sisters from Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

The Milham Lectures were established in 1987 in honour of Mary Ella Milham, Professor of Classics and Ancient History at UNB.

Pizza and Plagiarism at the HIL

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Milham Room (100)
Harriet Irving Library
UNB Fredericton Campus

The pizza is free, and the workshop just might prove invaluable!

Why do we cite? What does citation have to do with plagiarism? This FREE workshop will help you to understand the importance of citations in your academic writing and will teach you how to use them properly.  You’ll get some practice identifying plagiarism, some tips to keep your work clean, and a couple of FREE SLICES OF PIZZA to top it off!

Pizza and Plagiarism is a joint initiative offered by UNB Libraries and the UNBF Student Union.

No pre-registration required.  Just show up, learn, and eat!


Image of chefs and pizza with the text "Pizza and Plagiarism"

Notice: Copyright for the Classroom Postponed

This event for today, Wednesday, February 4th, has been postponed until a later date – more information to follow .

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Gillin Hall room C111
UNB Fredericton Campus

This session includes a brief overview of the UNB Copyright Guidelines and provides an opportunity for Staff and Faculty to ask specific or general questions about distributing content to students in the classroom or online.

Copyright sessions with an emphasis on the needs of course instructors continue to be offered periodically. Additional sessions will be added in response to demand. Please let us know if you or your department or faculty has an interest in having an additional session scheduled.

For further information about copyright issues or sessions, please see Copyright at UNB or contact Josh Dickison (447-3378).

Psychology e-Resources Training

Are you taking an undergraduate Psychology course and would like to learn more about the online Psychology resources available to you through UNB Libraries?   Are you confused by how to narrow your search to quickly find the books, journals and videos you need for your assignments?  If so, this session is for you!   This introductory session will focus on the Psychology Subject Guide, Worldcat and how to use PsycINFO and other Psychology resources effectively.

Librarian: Linda Roulston
Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time:  1:00pm -2:00pm
Location: Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library
Audience: Intended for undergraduate students.
The session is free. To register, please go to:


Librarian: Linda Roulston
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library
Audience: Intended for undergraduate students.
The session is free. To register, please go to:


Psychology e-Resources