Media coverage

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

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: January 30, 2017 @10:04 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: January 6, 2017 @11:36 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

UBC Okanagan receives $40M for Teaching and Learning Centre, Infrastructure upgrades
The Academica Group reports on UBC's upcoming Okanagan campus expansion, thanks to a joint federal-provincial and university investment.
Date: December 7, 2016 @4:27 pm

New $35 million library expansion at UBC Okanagan
Okanagan Life reports that work has begun on a new $35-million Teaching and Learning Centre at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Date: December 6, 2016 @10:19 am

$40 million expansion at UBCO
Thanks in part to a $10 million investment from students themselves, University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus will soon have a massive upgrade to its Teaching and Learning Centre, reports Kelowna Now.
Date: December 6, 2016 @10:17 am

Multi-million dollar learning centre to be built at UBC-Okanagan
Global News explores the $40.6 million funding announcement to build a teaching and learning centre adjacent to the UBC Okanagan library.
Date: December 6, 2016 @10:12 am

New $35 million teaching and learning centre for UBC Okanagan
The federal and provincial governments, along with UBC Okanagan students, are partnering to pay for the latest major infrastructure addition to the university’s campus, the Kelowna Capital News has announced. Also syndicated to the Vernon Morning Star, Summerland Review, and Penticton Western News.
Date: December 6, 2016 @10:15 am

UBCO getting $35 million library expansion
AM1150 announces the major expansion to the library at the UBC Okanagan campus.
Date: December 6, 2016 @10:04 am