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International Students' Guide to the Dalhousie Libraries



Welcome to the Dalhousie Libraries and to the International Students' Library Guide!

This Guide will provide the information you need to access Library services, Library resources, and other useful information that will assist you in your studies at Dalhousie University. 

International Student Services Librarian


My name is Allie, and I am the librarian for International Students. I will be at the International Centre on the Studley Campus, 1246 LeMarchant Street, Suite 1200, to offer help with Library resources and services. I can help with:

  • Finding books in the Novanet catalogue 
  • Novanet Express and Document Delivery
  • Finding journal articles, conference proceedings, theses, reports, DVDs, etc
  • Citing resources
  • Doing a literature review
  • Coming up with a research strategy 
  • Recommending the appropriate subject librarian or library service         

Beginning the week of May 6, 2019, for the months of May and June, my hours at the International Centre are:

  • Thursdays: 1pm - 3 pm


‚ÄčPlease never hesitate to contact me:

Research Bootcamp for Research Assistants & Teaching Assistants

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Registration for the 5th annual Dalhousie Libraries Research Bootcamp sessions opens Wednesday. April 10, 2019 at 9am. Registration is free. 

Sessions will run from May 13-June 13 and will cover library  and research basics; literature reviews (searching & writing); citation tools and APA citation; writing abstracts and grant proposals;finding information using legal resources, PubMed and other health sciences databases, humanities resources; finding and managing data; Exel; grey literature searching; conference posters; ebooks; plus other neat tools like Covidence, Esri StoryMaps, R, and OpenRefine for data cleaning. 

Full list of sessions and the schedule
Free registration

Dalhousie University's International Centre