A Canadian biologist has been named as one of “10 people who mattered this year” (CBC News)
Library News 2011
The Bracken Health Sciences Library will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday December 23rd and will re-open on Tuesday, January 3 2011 at 8:00 a.m. See complete hours.
Bracken Library users were invited to participate in a variety of activities during “Stress Relief Week” (Dec. 28-Dec.2). Click here for more info and photos of Bracken’s “bookmas tree”.
The Bracken Health Sciences Library’s holiday tree, made from bound journal volumes!
Explore this trial database until 31 January, 2012.
The Irish Newspaper Archives is an online digitized database of Irish newspapers dating from 1763 to the present. It includes a mix of out of print titles and current titles, and provides word searchable access. Titles include the Irish Independent (1905-current), Sunday Independent (1906-current), The Freeman’s Journal (1763-1924), the Nation (1842-1897) and many of Ireland’s leading regional newspapers.
This event will present what the Center for Research Libraries has learned about how electronic evidence and documentation of human rights violations are collected, maintained, and used. CRL staff and experts will discuss the evolving role of technology in human rights documentation and suggest strategies and best practices for organizations and archives to maintain this documentation for the future.
The School of Environmental Studies is pleased to present a seminar on GHG Emissions and Carbon Footprint Accounting by Guliad Egeh. Guliad is one of only a handful of certified GHG Inventory Quantifiers in the world.
The presentation will focus on the methodology and quantification of GHG emissions and carbon footprints. Dr. Adam Fenech, from the Department of Environmental Sciences at U of T, will end the presentation with a brief look at the proposed carbon goals for the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve (FABR).
WHEN: Thursday December 1st, 2:30pm
WHERE: Biosciences Building, Room 1120
Health Sciences Librarian Amanda Ross-White, MLIS, has been credentialed by the Medical Library Association as a senior member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals. The AHIP designation recognizes the time and effort a health information professional commits to professional development activities. Ms. Ross-White earned a Master of Library & Information Studies degree in 2002 and joined the Queen’s University Library in 2004.
Medical students from Queen’s Meds 2015, 2014 and 2013 visited the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland on Nov. 5th. NLM is the largest medical library in the world–home of Medline, Pubmed and inventor of MESH headings. This visit was part of the 13th annual HIstory of Medicine Field Trip–for the first time to Washington DC (see previous History of Medicine field trips). In the photo, the 55 medical students and Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Hannah Chair, History of Medicine, had just spent two hours visiting the Historical Collections with Stephen Greenberg. Dr. Greenberg is Coordinator of Public Services, History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine.
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