By michelle blackwell on April 18, 2017
On Saturday May 6, 2017, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will close between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to facilitate maintenance work.
UBC Library first Canadian institution to provide access to the South China Morning Post’s digital archives.
By michelle blackwell on April 10, 2017
UBC Library is the first institution in Canada to provide access to the South China Morning Post’s digital archives to its users.
By michelle blackwell on April 6, 2017
An endowment established by UBC’s class of 1932 is funding the Library’s annual contribution to Knowledge Unlatched, an Open Access scholarly ebook platform.
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 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.