by michelle blackwell on March 30, 2017The Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery ordering system will be unavailable between Friday, March 31 at 5 p.m. and Monday April 3 at 11 a.m. due to a systems upgrade.
by Jasmine Devonshire on March 29, 2017In 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
by michelle blackwell on March 24, 2017A 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, 2017Constable 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, 2017The 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, 2017Open 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 Jasmine Devonshire on March 10, 2017“We live in an electronic world, but there is nothing like the hands-on experience of interacting with materials from the 13th and 15th century.”
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by michelle blackwell on March 9, 2017The 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.
by michelle blackwell on March 9, 2017Vancouver Trending: Books, seeds, tools, even humans are able to be borrowed from a variety of libraries in the Lower Mainland