Media coverage

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

UBC purchases “the most beautiful of all printed books”
The Fall 2016 issue of Trek looks at the Library's purchase of the Kelmscott Chaucer.
Date: December 1, 2016 @9:43 am

寂靜圖書館 擺進一台鋼琴 / A piano in the quiet library
Ming Pao Canada interviewed Kevin Madill, head of the Music, Art and Architecture Library, on use of their electronic silent piano by international students.
Date: December 1, 2016 @10:02 am

University of British Columbia Library joins OLH LPS model
The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to announce that the University of British Columbia Library has joined their Library Partnership Subsidy system (November 18, 2016).
Date: November 23, 2016 @12:36 pm

Five cohorts of Indigitization project participants unite for inaugural Indigitization Futures Forum at UBC
The Indigitization project brought past program participants together in June 2016 to discuss digitization practices and Indigenous knowledge in communities. The article appears in Issue 4 of BCLA Perspectives.
Date: November 16, 2016 @11:18 am

Bronwen Sprout Winner of 2016 COPPUL Outstanding Contribution Award
The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) is pleased to recognize Bronwen Sprout of the University of British Columbia Library with its 2016 Outstanding Contribution Award.
Date: December 20, 2016 @9:44 am

UBC Library Contributes Search Interface to Federated Research Data Repository
Learn about how Portage and Compute Canada have partnered with UBC Library in adopting our UBC Open Collections user interface.
Date: November 16, 2016 @11:19 am

New Initiatives: Partnering with UBC’s Digital Tattoo Project
The Fall 2016 issue of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information magazine for alumni, Informed, looks at UBC's Digital Tattoo Project.
Date: October 26, 2016 @4:53 pm

There’s a giant robot that lives inside IKB
The Ubyssey looks at the Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
Date: October 20, 2016 @3:20 pm

卑大首辦亞洲語言讀書會 各以普通話日語跟作者交流
Chinese language librarian, Crystal Yin, tells Ming Pao newspaper about the new Asian-language book clubs offered by the Asian Library and alumniUBC.
Date: October 18, 2016 @4:35 pm

Open educational resources may help students with textbook costs
Librarian Erin Fields tells the Ubyssey about how professors are leveraging technologies to help make learning more flexible (October 15, 2016).
Date: October 18, 2016 @4:33 pm