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The UNB History at a Glance wiki, launched by UNB Archives & Special Collections, is becoming the go-to resource when looking for background information about the University of New Brunswick. Now three years old, the wiki expands upon the Archives & Special Collections’ frequently used vertical file, providing authoritative sources for information about not only UNB Presidents and Chancellors, but also UNB events, and most of the Fredericton faculties.

Please join us on Tuesday 22 April at 10:00 a.m. in Archives & Special Collections, Winslow Room # 506 as Holly Miller, Arts 3000 intern over the 2013-2014 academic year describes her experience. Over the course of her internship, Holly has researched and written entries for the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Forestry & Environmental Management. Archives staff will make suggestions for and ask about possible future developments.

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Latin American Film–Mar 12


UNB Libraries, the New Brunswick Latino Association, and the Department of Culture & Language Studies at UNB present the award-winning Argentine film, “The Secret in Their Eyes,”
by Juan José Campanella.

Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 2010, this film centers around a retired legal counsellor who writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior – both of which still haunt him decades later.

This free public screening will be held in the Milham Room (Room 100), Harriet Irving Library, UNB Fredericton Campus (free parking) on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

The film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles, and introduced by Dr. Sophie M. Lavoie.

See the trailer.

Special Book Sale

The Harriet Irving Library is holding a special book sale in aid of the Medabo zena Reading Room in Ethiopia. The books are in very good condition without library labels or other markings. The collection includes collectible children’s books as well as popular literature, history, literature, art history and many other subjects. The sale will be held in the Learning Commons, Harriet Irving Library from February 12-17. Last year we raised  over $1,300 to help establish the Alicho Wuriro Reading Room in Ethiopia.

The proceeds of the sale will go to help supply much-needed reading materials, in English and local languages, furnishings and staff training for this new library. For more information please go to

Spanish Embassy Film Series: Feb12th

The NB Latino Association, UNB Libraries, and the Dept. of Culture & Language Studies present the award-winning Mexican film, “Silent Light”  by Carlos Reygadas. This free public screening will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Milham Room (Room 100), Harriet Irving Library, UNB Campus (free parking).

Winner of the critic’s prize at the Cannes Film Festival, this film centers around Johan, a Mennonite living in Mexico, who is tormented with guilt over his extramarital affair with Marianne.  His father, best friend and wife know the truth, but Johan’s suffering has to do with his faith, which he can’t reconcile with his deeds.  Critics say: “As the fim progresses, its hypnosis becomes heightened, its spell becomes entrancing.”


The film will be shown in Spanish & Low German with English subtitles, and introduced by Dr. Sophie Lavoie.


Pizza and Plagiarism at the HIL

Image of chefs and pizza with the text "Pizza and Plagiarism"Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Learning Lab (Room 112)
Harriet Irving Library

UNB Fredericton Campus

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

When should you cite something? Just what are citation styles? This free workshop will provide general research writing and citation tips, with focus on how APA handles the citation of print and e-sources, plus some hands-on automatic formatting using Refworks as well as article databases’ Cite and Cite Format options.

This event, a joint initiative of UNBF Libraries and the UNBF Student Union, is intended for undergraduate students.