Intro to UNB Libraries for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Are you new to UNB Libraries?

UNB Libraries will offer a session designed to introduce international students to the library system, including the various resources, services, and study spaces that are available to support your academic success.

Resources

  • What kind of materials the library offers (books, journal articles, newspapers, films, and more)
  • How to find materials using the catalogue UNB WorldCat, databases, and UNB Libraries’ Subject Guides
  • Where physical materials can be found in the library
  • How to get to the fulltext of online/electronic resources
  • How to print, save, and organize your research findings

Services

  • Research Help Desks: Ask Us for help in using any of UNB Libraries’ resources or services
  • Subject Area Librarians: Ask your librarian for subject-specific research support
  • Commons Service Desks: Sign out materials with your library card, pick up printed course reserves, pick up keycard for group study rooms, borrow equipment (e.g. laptops, mobile chargers, headphones, external DVD drives, calculators, tools, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and molecular model kits)
  • Document Delivery Service: Borrow materials from other libraries
  • CURBA Card: Borrow materials when visiting other libraries
  • Graduate Student Services: Find the services UNB Libraries offers to support graduate students’ research, writing, and teaching
  • Printing, Scanning, & Photocopying: available at all libraries
  • Accessibility Services: Find the services UNB Libraries offers to students with disabilities
  • Lockers: Rent a locker at the HIL to store your belongings while you study
  • Information Technology Services (ITS Helpdesk): Find help with technical issues on your computer or mobile devices (e.g. login id/password, wifi, printing, UCard) from ITS in the HIL
  • Writing Help: Find help with your writing during “drop-in hours” in the HIL and the Engineering Library

Study Spaces


Wednesday, February 3rd (2:30-4pm)
Learning Lab (Room 112), Harriet Irving Library
UNB Fredericton

2:30-3:30pm – Presentation & Tour of the HIL
3:30-4:00pm – Open question/discussion period

Refreshments will be provided


Bring questions and learn how to make the best use of your library!

This free session is intended for all international students studying at the undergraduate or graduate level.

No registration is required.


For more information, please contact Alicia McLaughlin (amclaugh@unb.ca; 506-453-4749).