By Jessica Woolman on April 24, 2017
Read about our milestones and achievements from the past year and learn what’s ahead for UBC Library in our annual report.
By michelle blackwell on April 18, 2017
On Saturday May 6, 2017, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will close between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to facilitate maintenance work.
UBC Library’s Harry Potter collection and magical creatures books at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
By Jasmine Devonshire on April 12, 2017
UBC Library organized a second exhibit of our Harry Potter collection in tandem with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsTM performance, which took place April 7–9.
UBC Library first Canadian institution to provide access to the South China Morning Post’s digital archives.
By michelle blackwell on April 10, 2017
UBC Library is the first institution in Canada to provide access to the South China Morning Post’s digital archives to its users.
By Jasmine Devonshire on March 29, 2017
In 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 20, 2017
Constable 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, 2017
The 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, 2017
Open 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 michelle blackwell on January 24, 2017
Meet Karen, Karol and Kathryn, the student curators behind the Ever Austen exhibition.