By Jessica Woolman on September 26, 2012
Digital knowledge experts from academia, government, and IT converge in Vancouver for an international conference hosted by UBC on digital preservation.
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By Jessica Woolman on October 31, 2011
Are you interested in mining? The proceedings of the upcoming Tailings and Mine Waste 2011 conference (TMW) will soon be publicly available in cIRcle, UBC’s institutional repository. The conference will be held in Vancouver November 6 to 9, 2011. Organized by the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC, in conjunction with Colorado [...]
By Jessica Woolman on July 4, 2011
UBC’s Education Library hosted an information literacy mini-conference for secondary student teachers (teacher candidates) called “Digging Deeper for Understanding-Using Information Smarts in a Digital World” on June 8, 2011. The mini-conference was planned collaboratively with Dr. Kedrick James, a faculty member in the Department of Language and Literacy Education and Jo-Anne Naslund, Instructional Services librarian [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 20, 2010
UBC has been selected as the host campus for the 2012 meeting of the ALADN Conference. ALADN, which stands for the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network, is a group that focuses on fundraising and development issues for academic and research libraries in North America. Members include professionals involved in development and advancement. UBC was [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on March 1, 2010
How do societies change in response to contact with other cultures? And what roles do objects play in mediating these connections over time and place? This two-and-a-half-day symposium – held March 4 through March 6 at the UBC Vancouver campus - brings together anthropologists, geographers, historians, Indigenous artists and activists, and literary scholars whose research focuses on cross-cultural encounters [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on January 29, 2010
The digital preservation of heritage content will be explored at an international forum held at UBC on February 2-3. The Digital Cultural Content Forum, hosted by the Canadian Heritage Information Network, will gather decision-makers from national government agencies, trend-setting museums and institutional networks to discuss content development and dissemination. UBC Library will feature forum presentations [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on July 21, 2009
An article about an upcoming UBC conference on Malcolm Lowry – one of B.C.’s most famous resident-writers – appears in The Globe and Mail newspaper. The piece mentions the Malcolm Lowry Collection, now on display at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections. You can view the article here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bcs-beauty-inspired-author-to-write-and-put-the-bottle-down/article1223984/.