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 January 23, 2013
The protection of digital assets is the focus of the UNESCO / UBC Vancouver Declaration on Digitization and Preservation, released by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). The statement emerged from an international conference, held in Vancouver in September 2012 and organized by UNESCO in co-operation with UBC, that focused on the preservation [...]
By Jessica Woolman on November 13, 2012
More than five decades of yearbooks that chronicled life at Victoria’s Royal Roads Military College are now available online.
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 Andrea Coutts on September 27, 2012
UBC welcomes international digital knowledge experts at UNESCO conference “The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation.”
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 August 30, 2012
The Summer 2012 issue of Connects is available – find out about our community engagement efforts, digitization initiatives, student learning support and more.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 18, 2012
By Jessica Woolman on May 23, 2012
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By Jessica Woolman on May 15, 2012
An innovative UBC Library project is helping preserve First Nations history and culture for the digital age. The project, dubbed Indigitization, is a collaboration between various UBC units, including the Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, the First Nations House of Learning, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) and the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. [...]