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Pizza and Plagiarism at the HIL

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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!

Drop by–you’ll get some practice identifying plagiarism, some tips to keep your work clean, and a couple free slices of pizza to top it off!


Thursday, October 30th (12-1:30pm)

HIL Learning Lab


Co-sponsored by UNB Libraries and the UNBF Student Union.

Write-N-Cite Sessions!

Write-N-Cite is a tool that gives you access to the contents of your RefWorks account during the writing process.

Using Write-N-Cite, you can easily insert formatted references into your Microsoft Word document as you write, and then generate a bibliography in almost any citation style.

Join us for a 30-minute session to learn more!

  • Wednesday, November 5th (3pm) OR
  • Thursday, November 20th (10am)

Sessions will take place in the HIL Learning Lab (Room 112).


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For help with using UNB Libraries’ resources, consult our online Research Help pages or contact the help desk of any library at UNB.

You can also Ask Us for help by email, by Instant Message, or by Text.

Flu Clinic @ HIL

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Flu Season is here!

Get your flu vaccine at the HIL Flu Clinic:

When:  Thursday, October 23rd

10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Where:  Reading Room (Rm. 109), Harriet Irving Library, UNBF

Cost:  $15 for students, $25 for faculty and staff

Please note that you will be required to wait for 15 minutes following your injection for your own safety!

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In addition to the HIL Flu Clinic, flu shots are now available at the Student Health Centre and at one of the following clinics on campus:

• Friday, Oct 24th: 8:30am – 12:30pm Head Hall – Gillin Hall (Rm D108); 1:00pm – 3:30 pm at CC Jones Rm 024

• Wednesday, Oct 29th: 8:30am – 1:30pm at STU – J.B. O’Keefe Fitness Centre

• Thursday, Oct 30th: 10:30am – 1:30pm at Student Union Building – basement near food vendors

•Wednesday, Nov 5th: 8:30am – 1:30pm at STU –  J.B. O’Keefe Fitness Centre

• Thursday, Nov 6th: 10:30am – 1:30pm at University Bookstore

• Wednesday, Nov 12th: 9:00am – 1:00pm at Ludlow Hall, Room 26

• Thursday, Nov 13th: 8:30am – 1:30pm at Human Resources Dept., Rm 106 (near HR in Physics & Admin Building)

• Friday, Nov 14th: 9:00am – 1:00pm at Currie Centre Long Hall

Cost: $15 for students, $25 for staff and faculty.

Some people may qualify for free flu immunization.

We can only accept cash or cheque at the time of the injection!

Be prepared to wait 15 minutes AFTER your injection.

 

Best-Looking Books of 2013

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Winning books from the 32nd annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada are currently exhibited in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room (HIL, 5th floor).

Judges selected 37 winning titles from 232 Canadian entries published in 2013, from eight provinces, and 107 publishers. Gaspereau Press (Kentville, NS) was recognized for five of its designs. Twenty-nine of the prize-winning books are on display.

The Harriet Irving Library is the only New Brunswick venue hosting the book exhibit.

Place: H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room (HIL, 5th floor)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am until 4:00pm
Dates: 4 September until 15 October 2014


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The Alcuin Society is a Vancouver-based, non-profit society for the support and appreciation of fine books. In addition to the annual Book Design Competition, the Society publishes a quarterly journal, Amphora, and organizes lectures, workshops, exhibitions, and field visits on various aspects of the book.


For more information, please contact Archives & Special Collections by email archives@unb.ca or by telephone (453-4748).

STU Faculty Showcase

At the start of the new academic year, all St. Thomas University faculty and staff members are invited to attend the annual Library Showcase of resources and services. Tailored specifically to STU, this event will focus on library resources and services most relevant to teaching and research in the social sciences, humanities, and professions.

Date: Thursday, August 28, 9:45 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Milham Room (Rm. 100), Harriet Irving Library (HIL)

This year, our half-day schedule includes short sessions on such topics as the library’s mobile app guide, Eduroam WiFi access at HIL, our new Express Press bookmaking machine, citation tools, and various new online resources.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided, courtesy of the STU Office of Research Services and Deans’ Office.

Registration is required by e-mailing research@stu.ca before August 26th.

For more information, please contact: Barry Cull, the STU Liaison Librarian at HIL  (bcull@unb.ca; 458-7057)