By michelle blackwell on April 26, 2017
Bronwen Sprout, Head, Digital Programs and Services and Mimi Lam, Librarian, Digital Projects share some of the greatest challenges of digital preservation and how UBC Library is tackling these challenges in strategic ways.
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 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 michelle blackwell on April 6, 2017
An endowment established by UBC’s class of 1932 is funding the Library’s annual contribution to Knowledge Unlatched, an Open Access scholarly ebook platform.
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.