By Jessica Woolman on May 7, 2013
This month’s issue of LibFOCUS is packed with things to do at UBC Library this month, including tours, exhibits, Asian Heritage month events and a survey to take. The readership survey ends May 21, 2013.
By Glenn Drexhage on May 15, 2012
By Jessica Woolman on May 1, 2012
In the May issue of LibFOCUS, we feature a tribute to UBC’s Japanese Canadian students who were uprooted in the 1940s. This valuable project included the contributions of UBC Library. We also remember Dr. Irving K. Barber, a visionary and one of the Library’s greatest supporters.
By Glenn Drexhage on May 20, 2011
Generation:1 is an exhibit at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre that showcases the artworks of local Asian Canadian artists. Since 1996, the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society has endeavoured to explore the diversity of Asian Canadian life and culture and promote the discussion of relevant issues and concerns within and beyond the Asian-Canadian community. 2011 [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 18, 2011
Community outreach is the theme of the second e-newsletter from Chinese Canadian Stories: Uncommon Histories from a Common Past, an initiative of UBC Library and Simon Fraser University Library. Stories include updates on a community workshop at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, interviews with the Vancouver Sun and Fairchild Radio, and a Toishan letters [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 14, 2011
Chinese Canadian Stories, a UBC Library and SFU Library initiative, is highlighted in a feature article in the Vancouver Sun. You can view the piece here. Chinese Canadian Stories: Uncommon Histories from a Common Past is a collaborative project between the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and various campus and community-wide partners. This [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 4, 2011
The Chung Collection, a designated national treasure, is covered in the Spring 2011 issue of Montecristo magazine. The story profiles Dr. Wallace Chung and his passion for collecting, and highlights his donations to UBC and the Vancouver Maritime Museum. You can view the article here: Chung Collection The Chung Collection was donated to UBC Library [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on February 28, 2011
An editorial by Ingrid Parent, University Librarian and Henry Yu, UBC History Professor and Project Lead for the Chinese Canadian Stories initiative (http://chinesecanadian.ubc.ca), appears in the February 26, 2011 issue of the Vancouver Sun. You can view the editorial, which is about the need for a Pacific Canada Heritage Centre, here.
By Glenn Drexhage on January 24, 2011
The inaugural e-newsletter of Chinese Canadian Stories is now available. Chinese Canadian Stories, an initiative of UBC Library and SFU Library, is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Community Historical Recognition Program. You can view the e-newsletter here, and you can view the Chinese Canadian Stories website here.