By Glenn Drexhage on August 4, 2010
A project involving the digitization of community newspaper photo archives appears in the Langley Advance. This project received funding from the BC History Digitization Program, an initiative that was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in 2006. You can read the article here.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 15, 2010
The Summer 2010 issue of British Columbia History features a story on a digitization project that involved UBC Library as a partner. The article also thanks Ingrid Parent, University Librarian, and Chris Hives, University Archivist, who received a Certificate of Merit at a recent awards reception put on by the BC Historical Federation. You can [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on June 4, 2010
BC Books Online, a project that is supported by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and UBC Library, is featured in the online publication The Tyee. BC Books Online is also featured in the Globe and Mail, the Nanaimo News Bulletin, the Harbour City Star, the Ladysmith Chronicle and the Prince George Citizen.
By Glenn Drexhage on May 19, 2010
Want to learn more about British Columbia? Then you’ll be happy to hear about BC Books Online, a project that features a digital collection of non-fiction books all about the province – and includes UBC Library as a participant. In 2007, a consortium of library organizations and publishers initiated the project, which supports equitable access [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 1, 2010
UBC Library is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of TLEF (Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund) support for two projects. “Online Learning Opportunities for Commuter and Distance Education Students” has been granted more than $25,000, and “Working 2.0: Co-Curricular Learning Tools Assessment, Evaluation and Development for a Business School Learning Commons” has been [...]