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2018 SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Conferences

2nd-3rd May: Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (DCUTL): “Exploring the Future(s) of Higher Education: Supporting Inclusive Teaching Excellence: Conference Website: https://www.dal.ca/dept/clt/events-news/DCUTL.htmlDeadline for Proposals: February 5, 2018.

19th - 22nd June: STLHE/SAPES 2018: Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Sherbrooke, Québec: "Pedagogical Innovation: Adapting Practice to Evolving Cultures”: Call for proposals: https://www.stlhe2018sapes.ca/en/call-for-proposals/  Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2018.

20th October: 2018 Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Teaching Showcase: Dalhousie University​, Agricultural Campus, Truro  NS. Deadline for proposals: Typically mid-August. Watch for Call for Proposals in Spring 2018. Mount Allison Faculty presenters and student presenters will have their registration covered for the 2018 AAU Showcase.

Other Conference links:

New Books

SoTL Literature

Key Databases for Education

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Reference Service and Research Help

Librarians provide reference and research assistance and are available to help you find the information and resources that you need.  

There are several ways to reach us:

  • By phone or by email:

- Main Library Virtual Research Help Desk: 506-364-2564 | infodesk@mta.ca
- Music Library: 506-364-2561 | musiclibrary@mta.ca
- Archives: 506-364-2563 | archives@mta.ca

  • By online chat using our “Ask a Librarian” Chat Reference Service (above right)  
     
  • By contacting your Subject Librarian (see list on this page)

Access Services

Access Services staff provide assistance with borrowing library materials, including course reserves and inter-library loans. They also handle  library accounts (barcodes, PINs and book renewals), seat and study room bookings, photocopiers/printers/scanners, and general inquiries.   

You can contact Access Services at:

The R.P. Bell Library:

The Music Library:

You may also renew books online:

General Inquiries:

The Mount Allison libraries and post-secondary libraries in Nova Scotia provide an online help service, Novanet Live Help

This service is for simple questions only (e.g. “Where is this book located?” or “How do I access the full text of this article?”).  For more complex questions, please use the Ask a Librarian chat reference service or contact a librarian directly (see above for details).  

Archives

The University Archives makes available for research purposes the historical records of Mount Allison institutions and selected records from the local community.  These include materials such as annual reports, academic calendars, minutes of meetings, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, and architectural records.

The Archives office is located on the third floor of the R.P. Bell Library.

Contact the University Archivist:  506-364-2563 | archives@mta.ca