Libraries

Fredericton Campus 

UNB Libraries offer access to a wealth of research materials in both electronic and print formats. There are four libraries on the Fredericton campus -- Harriet Irving Library, the Science and Forestry Library, the Engineering Library, and the Gerard V. LaForest Law Library.

The current library collection comprises over one million print volumes, three million microforms, over 250,000 government documents (NB, Canada, and international) and maps, periodicals, DVDs, rare books, manuscripts, the University Archives, as well as a number of special collections. The libraries also subscribe to electronic resources including over 20,000 full-text journals, 100 major research databases (indexes & abstracts), over 200,000 electronic books, local and national newspapers, and a variety of reference materials. Quest, the online library catalogue, provides access to materials held in any of UNB's libraries including the Ward Chipman Library at UNBSJ.

Services include research consultations with librarians, assistance with electronic and print resources either in person or online. IT help is available via the ITS Help Desk at Harriet Irving Library. Instruction sessions are offered to support students in all levels of study and library orientation tours are available upon request. All libraries offer group study rooms, wireless access, laptop computers, study tables and individual carrels. Harriet Irving Library's new Learning Commons offers a variety of learning environments including options such as comfortable group or individual seating, academic support, computer workstations, an Accessibility Centre, multimedia viewing facilities and a Commons Cafe.

Further information including opening hours is availability by connecting to the library website www.lib.unb.ca