By Glenn Drexhage on March 5, 2013
Three books that reflect the compelling culture, geography and history of British Columbia are featured in the inaugural shortlist for a new award focused on scholarly works.
By Jessica Woolman on February 19, 2013
The Open Scholar Award is open to UBC Vancouver graduate students. Submissions close March 31.
By Jessica Woolman on September 6, 2012
Calling UBC Vancouver graduate students – submit your non-thesis work to cIRcle and get a chance to win $500.
By Jessica Woolman on July 4, 2012
Three Library staff were recently recognized for their dedication and excellence in service at the annual Library Staff Appreciation Luncheon.
By Glenn Drexhage on May 14, 2012
Margaret Friesen, an Administrative Librarian Emeritus from UBC, has been honoured with an Honourary Life Membership Award from the British Columbia Library Association (BCLA). The award and a plaque were awarded on May 12 at the BCLA Annual General Meeting, held in Richmond, B.C. The Honourary Life Membership Award is given to those who have [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on March 1, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on June 16, 2011
Michel Ducharme has been awarded the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for the best book in Canadian history for his latest work, Le concept de liberté au Canada à l’époque des Révolutions atlantiques (1776 – 1838). Want to delve deeper into this award-winning work? Then visit UBC Library, which features both the print and electronic [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 7, 2011
Eugene Barsky, a Science and Engineering Librarian at UBC Library, has won an award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE, Engineering Libraries Division) for his work involving the digitization and promotion of decades of information on mine reclamation. Barsky was given the Innovation in Access to Engineering Information award for the project, a [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on December 8, 2010
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce Bailey Diers as the recipient of its 2010-11 Internship Award. Bailey, a student in the Master of Library and Information Studies degree program at UBC’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, is also a Graduate Academic Assistant in UBC Library’s Assessment Office. [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on November 9, 2010
Participate in UBC Library’s technology survey – and enter to win an iPod Nano! UBC Library recently released its strategic plan for the next five years, which you can find here. Technology and the digital agenda are a key component of this plan – and in order to serve you better, we invite you participate [...]