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.
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 May 30, 2011
UBC Library’s Trish Rosseel and Cindy Underhill from UBC’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology were recently invited to a radio interview on the Dotto Tech radio show. Trish and Cindy spoke about the Digital Tattoo project. You can listen to the interview here: Digital Tattoo on Dotto Tech And you can find out more about [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on May 10, 2011
Read all about it: UBC Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of digital newspaper archives that chronicle life during past centuries in the United Kingdom and the U.S. The 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers digital archive features about 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. It totals nearly one million [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on February 4, 2011
cIRcle, UBC’s information repository, celebrated a special milestone at the end of January when the 30,000th record was added to its holdings. In 2008, UBC Library launched cIRcle, which serves as the digital archive of UBC’s intellectual output. It features published and unpublished materials created at UBC, and it is openly accessible – meaning that [...]
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 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 August 9, 2006
The latest issue of Friends newsletter is now available. View other UBC Library publications online.