Sexton Design & Technology Library is celebrating
National Engineering Month
by participating in a special event at MicMac Mall
Public Engineering Display and Student Design Competitions
Date: Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Starting at 10:00am
A biophilic city is more than simply a biodiverse city, says author and “urban greening” advocate Timothy Beatley. It is a place that learns from nature and emulates natural systems, incorporates natural forms and images into its buildings and cityscapes, and designs and plans in conjunction with nature.
Biophilic Cities: Integrating Natureinto Urban Design and Planning (Island Press, 2011) outlines the essential elements of a biophilic city, and provides vivid examples and stories about cities that have successfully integrated biophilic elements–from the building to the regional level – around the world.
This ebook is available for Dal users only. Read it now!
Did you know that the Dal Libraries have 58 videos on Vimeo? Everything from a 90-second “How To Read a Call Number” lesson to tutorials with detailed instructions on how to search for articles in specific databases. We’ve even videotaped a number of our author readings at the Killam Library.
Today here’s one for all you Architecture, Engineering and Planning folks–this video will help familiarize you with the layout, collections and services of the Sexton Design & Technology Library.
The Dal Libraries are offering our users trial access to a large suite of ejournals published by Palgrave Macmillan. These will be available on and off campus until March 31. Subjects covered include:
Take a cruise through the ejournals in your subject area, and please send your comments to Patrick Ellis (firstname.lastname@example.org)