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E-Theses initiative featured in UBC Reports

by Glenn Drexhage on June 16, 2008

The UBC Electronic Theses and Dissertations initiative, a program from UBC Library and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, is featured in the June 2008 issue of UBC Reports. You can view the article here: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcreports/2008/08jun05/theses.html?src=email

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Congress 2008, Learning Centre, Irving K. Barber featured in Business in Vancouver newspaper

by Glenn Drexhage on May 30, 2008

The following article recently appeared in Business in Vancouver newspaper. Business in Vancouver May 20-26, 2008; issue 969 UBC to host largest conference in its history Social sciences gathering highlights rise of cultural industries in the province Glen Korstrom The University of British Columbia is preparing to host the largest conference in its 100-year history […]

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UBC Library featured in Business in Vancouver newspaper

by Glenn Drexhage on May 26, 2008

Ralph Stanton, Head of UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections, is featured in this article from a recent issue of Business in Vancouver newspaper (April 22-28, 2008, Issue 965). You can download a PDF of the article here: Download file

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UBC Library and Learning Centre featured in CPSLD Newsletter

by Glenn Drexhage on May 26, 2008

The latest issue of the CPSLD Newsletter – a publication from the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors features updates from UBC Library. The coverage includes news from Library branches such as Law, Koerner, Xwi7xwa and Asian, as well as notes on the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences 2008, the opening of the Chung Collection, […]

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Congress 2008 at UBC Library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by Glenn Drexhage on May 23, 2008

The following events take place at UBC Library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in conjunction with the 2008 Congress of the Humanities and Sciences (www.fedcan.ca/congress2008). Anne of Green Gables: A Literary Icon at 100 Exhibition schedule: May 31 to June 8, 2008 Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall Exhibit Opening & […]

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UBCIC digital collections launched, with support from Learning Centre program

by Glenn Drexhage on May 8, 2008

The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has launched several new digital collections. These were supported in part by the BC History Digitization Program, which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. You can view the news release here: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/News_Releases/UBCICNews05070801.htm And you can view the collections here: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/Resources/Digital/

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Saanich Archives online as part of Learning Centre program

by Glenn Drexhage on May 2, 2008

Please view the announcement below for an update on a Saanich Archives digitization project. This project is supported by the BC History Digitization Program, which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in 2006. NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2008 **Saanich Archives Now Online** Saanich Archives is pleased to announce that […]

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Richard Moore of UBC Library wins President’s Service Award

by Glenn Drexhage on May 1, 2008

Richard Moore, UBC Library’s Facilities Coordinator, is one of the winners of the presitigious 2008 President’s Service Award for Excellence. “Richard Moore is responsible for the safety and functioning of UBC Library’s 22 branches and divisions, including the newly opened Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.  In his 39-year career at UBC, Moore has taken on increasing […]

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Learning Centre featured in The Asian Pacific Post

by Glenn Drexhage on April 29, 2008

An article on the grand opening of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre recently appeared in The Asian Pacific Post. You can view the article here: http://www.asianpacificpost.com/portal2/c1ee8c44195e35b801195e66c727004d_UBC_opens__80_M_modern_learning_centre.do.html

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UBC Library wins CCAE awards

by Glenn Drexhage on April 24, 2008

UBC Library is thrilled to announce that it has won two CCAE Prix D’Excellence awards. The annual awards, given by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, are to recognize achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, development, student recruitment and institutional advancement. Friends, UBC Library’s newsletter, was awarded a bronze. Meanwhile, the UBC Library […]

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