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Notice to users: EZproxy server migration

by Jasmine Devonshire on July 27, 2017

Library IT will be migrating the EZproxy service beginning Friday, July 28 at 10 am. Access from off-campus and at certain workstations on-campus will be interrupted at this time. Service interruptions are expected to last no longer than 2 hours.

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Going green at UBC Library

by Jessica Woolman on July 18, 2017

UBC Library is contributing to literacy in communities around the world thanks to its partnership with Better World Books.

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UBC Library brings its rare Harry Potter collection to VSO concerts this weekend

by Jessica Woolman on July 14, 2017

The Library's exhibit of Harry Potter books at VSO was featured in the Georgia Straight.

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You can see some ultra-rare Harry Potter books in Vancouver this weekend

by Jessica Woolman on July 14, 2017

The Library's exhibit of Harry Potter books at VSO was featured in the Daily Hive.

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UBC Library users now able to access ancient Greek and Latin literature with the Digital Loeb Classical Library

by michelle blackwell on July 13, 2017

Users can now browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content across more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts.

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UBC Library’s Harry Potter collection on display at Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

by Jessica Woolman on July 10, 2017

Selected items from our Harry Potter collection will be on display at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra July 13-15, to complement a screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

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UBC holds crowdfunding campaign to buy rare Harry Potter first edition

by Jessica Woolman on July 3, 2017

The Library's crowdfunding campaign to purchase a rare edition of Harry Potter was recently featured in the Vancouver Sun.

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The library is crowdfunding to buy a $25,000 copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

by Jessica Woolman on July 3, 2017

The Library's crowdfunding campaign to purchase a Harry Potter rare edition was recently featured in the Ubyssey.

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2017 employee Recognition Award winners announced

by Jessica Woolman on June 29, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of this years Library Recognition Awards.

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Upgrades to Irving K. Barber Learning Centre complete

by michelle blackwell on June 26, 2017

The upgrades, which began in February 2017, include new flooring, additional study spaces, improved lighting, upgraded furniture and additional electrical outlets with USB chargers.

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