By Jessica Woolman on April 22, 2013
April 21 to 27 is Preservation Week. We asked Alvan Bregman to answer a few questions on what preservation means at UBC Library.
By Jessica Woolman on March 20, 2013
The 2011-2012 Report of the University Librarian to the Senate is now available.
By Jessica Woolman on March 12, 2013
The latest issue of LibFOCUS focuses on renovations in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, digitized collections and more.
By Glenn Drexhage on November 8, 2012
UBC Library and the Peking University Library look forward to collaborating on collections, cataloguing and more thanks to a new agreement.
By Glenn Drexhage on October 25, 2012
The transformation of UBC Library is examined in a feature article in the Ubyssey. The article, entitled “Turning a Page: the changing role of the university library,” examines issues including electronic resources, digitization, collections management, space and budgetary issues, and more. Interview subjects include David Farrar, UBC’s Provost and Vice President Academic; Ingrid Parent, University Librarian; [...]
By Jessica Woolman on July 30, 2012
Artist Douglas Coupland adds to his personal archives at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.
By Jessica Woolman on March 28, 2012
Read about our developments and future directions as we transform into a 21st-century research library.
By Glenn Drexhage on December 1, 2010
The 2009-2010 UBC Library Report to the Senate is now available. Read about the library’s developments and future directions.
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By Glenn Drexhage on June 12, 2009
Fans of British Columbia folk music, rejoice: more than 7,000 items from the Philip J. Thomas Collection are now catalogued and ready for use. Thomas, who was born in Victoria in 1921 and died in 2007, co-founded the group that became the Vancouver Folk Song Society. The collection, held by UBC Library’s Rare Books [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on December 9, 2007
The 2005-2006 UBC Library Report to the Senate is now available. Read about the library’s developments and future directions.