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Renaissance College – Photography Exhibition

UNB Libraries is excited to host the student photography exhibition, In Focus, which will run from February to April 2019. The exhibit, on display on the main floor of the Harriet Irving Library, was created by third-year students of Renaissance College as part of the course “Images and Insights”.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

 

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 and Marc Bragdon

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

 

Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence, Phil Hall

Join us for a Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence, Phil Hall

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Beaverbrook Room, Harriet Irving Library

Phil Hall is an award-winning poet with many books to his credit, most recently: Guthrie Clothing: the Poetry of Phil Hall – a Selected Collage (2015), and Conjugation (2016). He is also a visual artist, working in collage. His art exhibit Cut & Past is on display at the Harriet Irving Library until February 1st.

Congratulations Eileen Wallace!

Congratulations to Eileen Wallace, founder and patron of The Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection, on her Investiture into the Order of New Brunswick. This well deserved honour recognizes Eileen’s profound and lifelong impact on both children’s literacy and the preservation of children’s book culture in New Brunswick.

Lieutenant Governor Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, Eileen Wallace, Premier Blaine Higgs

 

UNB Libraries closing early on Dec. 19th

Please be advised that UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, & LB Gym – Technical Services) will be closing at 2:45 pm on December 19th for a holiday staff party. The Law  Library is not affected.

Regular hours will resume on Dec. 20th.

We apologize for any inconvenience.