B.C. Historical Newspapers Program
By Jessica Woolman on December 19, 2014
UBC Library’s investment in digitization is a key part in redefining the vision and mandate of the organization and has triggered new opportunities to support teaching, learning and research at UBC and beyond. Many of the digitization projects currently underway in the Library’s Digitization Unit are of special importance to British Columbian history. For example, […]
By Jessica Woolman on May 15, 2012
More than 45,000 pages chronicling B.C.’s storied past are available online following the completion of the British Columbia Historical Newspapers Project in late 2011. The project, led by the UBC Library’s Digital Initiatives Unit and generously supported by a private family foundation, features digitized versions of 24 historical papers from around the province. The titles, […]
By Jessica Woolman on December 8, 2011
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By Jessica Woolman on December 5, 2011
In the latest issue of LibFOCUS, we visit the holidays – and recommend things to do, books to read and events to explore over the holiday season. The 75 Years of Controversy: Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards, 1936-2010 exhibit, the B.C. Historical Newspapers project and more offer plenty to do this season.
By Glenn Drexhage on November 29, 2011
An update on UBC Library appears in the fall 2011 issue of the CPSLD Newsletter, published on behalf of the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia. Check out the update on pages 21-23 for the latest on the B.C. Historical Newspapers Project, the B.C. History Digitization Program, UBC’s fundraising and alumni engagement campaign […]
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By Glenn Drexhage on November 7, 2011
More than 45,000 pages chronicling B.C.’s storied past are available online thanks to the British Columbia Historical Newspapers Project. Read the press release to find out more about this great UBC Library initiative.