By michelle blackwell on March 9, 2017
The Prince George Newspapers Digitization Project was honoured with the Jeanne Clarke local history award for service at the Bob Harkins branch of the Prince George Public Library.
By Clare Yow on October 27, 2016
Learn about how Portage and Compute Canada have partnered with UBC Library in adopting our UBC Open Collections user interface.
By Andrea Coutts on July 24, 2014
About 40 Library staff were treated to behind-the-scenes tours of the Digitization Centre last week, where they learned about fascinating projects such as epigraphic squeezes and watched specialized photographic equipment in action. Robert Stibravy began the tours with an introduction to the Centre, pointing out a myriad of images from different projects covering the walls […]
By Glenn Drexhage on November 6, 2013
Attend UBC’s Remembrance Day ceremony, and explore a wide range of Remembrance Day resources at UBC Library.
By Glenn Drexhage on November 17, 2011
UBC Library’s British Columbia Historical Newspapers Project, which features digitized versions of 24 newspapers from around the province, has received some great media coverage. Articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Nelson Star, Metro Vancouver (see page 28), the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and Moncton’s Times & Transcript. A mention of the project is […]
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.
By Jessica Woolman on June 20, 2011
A new space, a strong team and a host of projects ranging from historical newspapers to the Chinese-Canadian experience are some highlights of UBC Library’s burgeoning digital agenda. “Things are really coming together,” says Allan Bell, Director of Library Digital Initiatives. “My goal is to help the Library be indispensable to teaching, research and […]