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News Archives for January 2016


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.


  • 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


  • 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 (; 506-453-4749).

This Thursday – DOCTalks Workshop!

DOCTalks Fredericton Workshops Series: Using Film for Knowledge Mobilization!

Workshop 2: How to Disseminate Knowledge & Secure Research Funding Using Film

Thursday, January 28, 2016
12 noon – 1pm
Milham Room at the Harriet Irving Library
(bring brown bag lunch – refreshments are provided)

Featuring Dr. Mary Blatherwick and Dr. Sean Lockwood

For more information and to register for the event, go to this website: //