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By Jasmine Devonshire on March 29, 2017
In tandem with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s screening and performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Rare Books and Special Collections is exhibiting some of the unique and remarkable Harry Potter books in its collection.
By michelle blackwell on March 24, 2017
A Transit Police officer researching the history of special constables in B.C. stumbled upon the on-duty death of a “forgotten” officer in 1915.
By michelle blackwell on March 20, 2017
Constable Graham Walker’s deep dive into our Special Collections has culminated in a provincial memorial for Charles Painter, a special constable for the BC Electric Railway who was killed in 1915.
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By Jasmine Devonshire on March 14, 2017
The Cooper Robinson collection consisting of over 4,600 photographic prints, negatives, glass lantern slides, and postcards is one of the most valuable photographic records of this era.
By michelle blackwell on March 14, 2017
Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Attend one of the many Open Education events at UBC and UBC Library throughout March. Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons Date & Location: […]
By michelle blackwell on March 9, 2017
The Prince George Newspapers Digitization Project was honoured with the Jeanne Clarke local history award for service at the Bob Harkins branch of the Prince George Public Library.