Category Archives: e-Resources

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 Truly global in scope, LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.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

Citation Management Workshops

Please be reminded that UNB Libraries has made the decision to cancel our subscription to RefWorks in favour of supporting freely available citation management alternatives like Zotero and Mendeley.  Our license with RefWorks will come to an end on August 31st of this year.  Any RefWorks content that has not been transferred from RefWorks into a new software will be irretrievably lost on that date.

We encourage current RefWorks users to continue using citation management software, and recommend transitioning to one of the popular online tools: Zotero or Mendeley. For more information about how these tools compare to one another, and to RefWorks, see the Comparison of Citation Management Software Programs table on the library website.

UNB Libraries staff and resources are available to support you as you make the transition from RefWorks to a free online option.  In addition to video support for Zotero and Mendeley, and individual in-person assistance, we will be hosting two workshops at the Harriet Irving Library on UNB Fredericton Campus.

Session 1 –  June 28th at 2:00 PM (Learning Lab, Room 112)

Session 2 –  July 20th at 10:00 AM (Learning Lab, Room 112)

A workshop will also be hosted on the Saint John Campus in the HWK Commons.

SJ SessionJuly 13th at 9:30 AM (Commons Room #G16)

We recognize the inconvenience that cancelling RefWorks will cause current users, and offer our apologies.  If you require support for your content migration and none of the sessions above work with your schedule, please do not hesitate to contact us directly for individual support.  In Fredericton, you can book an appointment with Richelle Witherspoon (phone: 453-4602 | email:  refworksmigration@unb.ca ); in Saint John, requests can be directed to Diane Buhay (phone: 648-5712 | email: refworksmigration.sj@unb.ca).

We are ready and willing to assist you as you make this transition.

 

 

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

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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).

Statista – Getting your Facts Straight

statistaLaunched in 2008, Statista is a holistic and multidisciplinary database, one of the world’s largest statistics portals, covering worldwide markets, industries, and societal topics.

Statista Sources

  • Comprehensive and transparent sources
    (e.g. market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases)
  • Data categorized into 21 market sectors
    (e.g. media, business, finance, politics)
  • Data from over 18,000 private and public sources aggregated from North America, Europe, and Asia
  • More than 1.5 million worldwide statistics
  • Forecasts on 500 areas from 41 countries for 5 years
  • More than 20,000 public and private reports
  • Proprietary and exclusive information (including 2,500 dossiers and 40 industry reports)
  • Metadata for each statistic (source, release date, number of respondents, and more)
  • Information prepared and vetted by a research team of 100+ analysts in Hamburg, Germany
  • All data and charts can be republished with full publication rights

Database Functionality

  • Intuitive, innovative, multifaceted, and multidisciplinary research tool
  • Integrates quantitative data on 80,000+ topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single platform
  • Statistics can be directly downloaded in PNG, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint formats
  • Statistics can be displayed in bar chart, line graph, or table format
  • Infographics to illustrate data visually can enhance presentations
  • Citation tool formats downloaded statistics (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Bluebook)
  • Links provided to original sources for further research

If you would like more information about Statista, please contact Leanne Wells, Business Librarian at UNB Fredericton, (506-447-3075). Or watch Statista’s own demo video.

Find more information about data and statistics in UNB Libraries’ department of Government Documents, Data, and Maps/GIS.


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