Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

As part of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender series, this collection enables students, educators, and researchers to thoroughly explore and make new connections in subjects such as LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. The materials for this digital collection is guided by an advisory board consisting of leading scholars and librarians in sexuality and gender studies.

This unique fully-searchable collection brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Truly global in scope, LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.

SEARCH: Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

e-Resource: lib.unb.ca/eresources

Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online (EEBO), the premier resource for Early Modern English primary sources in English, has recently expanded in scope through the addition of the Text Creation Partnership (TCP) full text feature.  The majority of the documents in the database have been transcribed allowing for more efficient and detailed searching as well as digital humanities applications such as “text mining”.  EEBO features over 125,000 titles available in digital images including virtually every printed work from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America spanning from the years 1473 to 1700.  The TCP has been a long term, collaborative project and is now available through UNB Libraries.

EEBO: http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home

(Image published with permission of ProQuest.  Further Reproduction is prohibited without permission.  Image produced by ProQuest as part of Early English Books Online from British Library materials.  www.proquest.com.)

UpToDate–NEW Nursing e-Resource

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UpToDate is a website and app-based tool that provides quick access to information about diagnosis, clinical practice, and point of care information. UpToDate draws reliable information from many clinical sources and presents it in an easy-to-read format that supports learning and practice in medical fields.


For more information about UpToDate, please contact Richelle Witherspoon, Nursing Librarian, at UNB Fredericton (506-453-4602).

CSA Standards and Codes Online

UNB Libraries provides access to the full Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standards and Codes electronic collection and archives via the CSA web portal. You can now access CSA standards, and more, from any location with internet access using your UNB login credentials.

Highlights:

  • Over 3,000 current and historical CSA standards
  • IT and Telecommunications standards
  • Standard-related documents, such as handbooks, guidelines and commentaries

Access:


The Canadian Standards Association is a not-for-profit standards development, membership-based association for business, industry, government and consumers. CSA is the largest standards development organization (SDO) in Canada and is accredited in Canada and the U.S. to develop standards in a wide range of subject areas.


For more information about the CSA collection, please contact Saran Croos, Engineering & Computer Science Librarian, at UNB Fredericton (506-458-7959).

UNB Libraries closing early on Dec. 20th

Please be advised that UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, & South Gym) will be closing at 2:45pm on, December 20th for a holiday staff party. The Law  Library is not affected.

Regular hours will resume on Dec 21st.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection presents the 2017-18 Wallace Fellowship Lecture – Dec. 5th

Dr. Helene Staveley, this year’s Eileen Wallace Research Fellow, will be presenting a talk entitled, “At Play in the Atlantic Playground: Children and Communities in the Maritime Books of the Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection.” Dr. Staveley is a lecturer at Memorial University with research interests in Canadian, Atlantic Canadian and Children’s & Young Adult Literature.

The talk will take place in the Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection, Room 413, Harriet Irving Library, Tuesday December 5th, at noon.

All are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Sue Fisher at sfisher@unb.ca; 506 452-6044

 

Extended Hours @ UNBF Libraries

Our Fredericton Libraries are offering extended hours prior to and during the upcoming exam period.  Hours are listed below:

HARRIET IRVING LIBRARY (Nov 25 – Dec 18)
Monday – Saturday 7:30 am – Midnight
Sunday 10:00 am – Midnight

SCIENCE & FORESTRY LIBRARY (Nov 25 – Dec 18)
Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – Midnight
Sunday 11:00 am – Midnight

ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE LIBRARY (Nov 25 – Dec 18)
Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – Midnight
Sunday 11:00 am – Midnight

Closing hours will change for the last exam day, please check at individual libraries.

UNB Libraries’ staff wishes everyone the best of luck during exams!

Flu Clinic @ HIL

Flu Season is here!

Get your flu vaccine at the HIL Flu Clinic:

When:  Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

10:00am – 2:00pm

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

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

Cash or cheque only  – due at the time of the injection.

Please note that you will be required to wait for 20 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:

• Thursday, Nov 2nd: 10:00am – 2:00pm at SUB Cafeteria

• Friday, Nov 3rd: 10:00am – 2:00pm at Head Hall – Gillin Hall GD117

• Thursday, Nov 9th: 10:00am – 2:00pm at Ludlow Hall, Room 26

• Wednesday, Nov 15th: 10:00am – 2:00pm at Human Resources dept., Room 106 – near HR in Physics and Admin. building

• Thursday, Nov 16th: 10:00am – 2:00pm at UNB Bookstore

• Friday, Nov 17th: 10:00am – 2:00pm at STU –  J.B. O’Keefe Fitness Centre

 

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 20 minutes AFTER your injection.

Academic Integrity: How Not to Plagiarize

In this session we will define plagiarism, explain the importance of citations in academic work, introduce you to different citation styles, teach you how to properly paraphrase, and give you useful tips for using sources with integrity.

You have two chances to do this session:

  • Nov. 7th, 1:00pm
  • Nov. 9th, 10:00am

in the Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library.