Category Archives: Announcement

New e-resource: Forrester Research

Forrester Research, a leader of emerging-technology analysis, provides objective research on technology change and its impact on business. Forrester Research delivers real-world insights from analysts who are in constant contact with business directors, IT experts, marketing specialists, and senior executives across various industries.

Recently published reports include:

•  How To Modernize Digital Customer Self-Service
•  The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020
•  The Art And Science Of Retail eCommerce
•  Build The Business Case For Cybersecurity And Privacy

 

 

 

Philosophy E-Resource: Past Masters

InteLex Corporation’s Past Masters series is the largest collection of primary source full-text electronic editions in philosophy in the world.  The series includes significant collections in the history of political thought and theory, religious studies, education, German studies, sociology, the history and philosophy of science, economics, and classics. 

InteLex acquires and develops definitive editions of the full corpora of the seminal figures in the history of the human sciences, including published and unpublished works, articles, essays, reviews, and correspondence.

 

 

Changes at UNB Libraries, Summer 2019

Several areas of UNB Libraries are undergoing changes this Summer. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience as we work to transform our space.

HARRIET IRVING LIBRARY


The 3rd floor of the HIL will be closed due to construction, starting in May 2019. Collections previously housed on this floor have been relocated:

UNB Archives & Special Collections is closed for re-organization and construction as it increases its storage capacity, allowing for the growth of historical research collections. All reference services are suspended from 1 May to 31 August, 2019. This includes use of the Archives reading room, access to archival holdings, and digital reproduction requests.  Contact: archives@unb.ca, or call 506-453-4748.

SCIENCE & FORESTRY LIBRARY

The Science & Forestry Library in the IUC Complex will operate under limited access to library users this summer between Sunday, April 28th – Monday, September 2rd. Books and other items may be requested for pick-up, but the Library will not be open for general use (i.e. study space, use of computer terminals, etc.) during Summer 2019. We are taking actions to ensure continuity of service to the Science & Forestry Library community.

Access to the Collection:

    • Books, journals and other materials can be requested for pick-up during this period. Requested items, including document delivery, may be picked up at the Harriet Irving Library: Use the  “request item” button within the UNB WorldCat catalogue, Email CIRCHI@unb.ca, or call 506-453-4756.
    • Should you wish to browse materials, please request access to the library by email or phone (see above for contact information) and you will be able to access the shelves and retrieve your items.

Reference Service:

    • For students, staff or faculty who require reference assistance, please use our Ask Us service. Library staff are available by instant message, text, email, phone or in person.

Physical Space:

    • The library will not be available for use during this period, but space is available at the Engineering & Computer Science Library and the Harriet Irving Library (including an air-conditioned first floor).
    • Complete UNB libraries hours

GEAR – Free workshops for graduate students

All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Sessions will take place in the Learning Lab (Room #112), in the Harriet Irving Library.

Date Time Session
January 28 10:00am – 11:30am Zotero
February 7 10:00am – 11:30am Mendeley
February 28 10:00am – 11:30am Image Use and Copyright
March 14 10:00am – 11:30am Theses and Dissertation
March 21 10:00am – 11:30am Market Research

 

Zotero: An intro to Zotero, which is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.
Instructor: Richelle Witherspoon

Mendeley: Learn how to optimize Mendeley for your research projects. By the end of this session, you will be able to create your first bibliography, network with colleagues and peers, and discover new research in your field! You’re encouraged to bring your own laptop.
Please RSVP
Instructor: Tatiana Zaraiskaya

Image Use and Copyright: Images are playing an increasingly prevalent role in every facet of our digital expression. This session will explore the effectiveness, sourcing and evaluation of images for personal and professional use. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week in Canada, we will practice the skills presented in the session for a few rousing rounds of the Canadian Copyright Card Game!
Please RSVP
Instructors: Josh Dickison, Marc Bragdon, and Kim Vose Jones

Theses and Dissertation: A primer on how you can make your life easier by utilizing thesis/dissertation templates provided by UNB Libraries and the School of Graduate Studies.
Please RSVP
Instructors: Mike Nason and Rob Glencross

Market Research: Discover UNB Libraries market research databases. Learn how they can help validate a business idea, lead you to competitors, provide information on emerging technologies, and more.
Please RSVP
Instructor: Sally Armstrong