Media coverage

UBC Library’s branches and collections are regularly featured in the media. 

Museum to enhance archival collection

Date: March 24, 2017 @10:37 am

Slain Vancouver transit officer remembered 102 years later
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.
Date: March 29, 2017 @11:09 am

For the love of the library
“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.”
Date: March 10, 2017 @10:27 am

Citizen archive project receives award
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.
Date: March 10, 2017 @10:26 am

Reimagining Libraries in Vancouver
Vancouver Trending: Books, seeds, tools, even humans are able to be borrowed from a variety of libraries in the Lower Mainland
Date: March 9, 2017 @2:45 pm

Arthur J. Ray wins 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize
University of British Columbia professor emeritus Arthur J. Ray is the winner of this year’s Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History.
Date: March 9, 2017 @9:35 am

Rare Books and Special Collections: An English Student’s Heaven
This is somewhat of an English student’s heaven, but worth the visit for anyone with an appreciation for literature and history.
Date: April 27, 2017 @10:36 am

Appreciation for Digitized Bookplates from Digital Initiatives and Rare Books and Special Collections
Recently, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library added bookplates from its Rare Books and Special Collections to their ongoing Flickr Commons album. These examples are part of the Thomas Murray Collection. The Canadian book collector Murray’s focus bent towards his home country — its artists and its book owners — and UBC lists, where possible, biographical details of both parties.
Date: April 27, 2017 @10:35 am

$40 Million Investment for UBCO Library Expansion
Accelerate Okanagan's reports on the $40.65-million investment at UBC Okanagan that will create jobs, support research and foster innovation.
Date: December 9, 2016 @9:42 am

Yamaha Piano from Tom Lee Music Enriches UBC Library
A donation of an electronic silent piano from Tom Lee Music has greatly benefitted students at the Music, Art and Architecture Library. This article is a translation of the original Ming Pao Canada article.
Date: December 8, 2016 @5:02 pm