By Jessica Woolman on December 6, 2012
UBC Library and Ingrid Parent, University Librarian are featured in the recent Fall issue of Trek magazine that explores the changing nature of libraries.
By Jessica Woolman on March 22, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on September 13, 2011
An article about the evolution of UBC Library appears in the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. You can view the article here.
By Glenn Drexhage on August 31, 2011
On August 18, Ingrid Parent – UBC’s University Librarian – became the first Canadian President of the International Association of Library Associations and Institutions. This appointment has received much media coverage, with articles appearing in the Vancouver Sun, the Vancouver Courier, the Tyee, Quill & Quire and the Epoch Times (Chinese-language version only). Ingrid was [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on August 23, 2011
Ingrid Parent, UBC’s University Librarian, has become the first Canadian to head the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). This organization has been the global voice of the library and information profession for more than eight decades. You can find out more by viewing the UBC press release here.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 14, 2011
UBC Library’s Twitter account now has more than 1,000 followers! Thank you to everyone who has followed us since we started tweeting more than two years ago. We are grateful for your support, and look forward to continuing to provide you with updates on the life of libraries – at UBC and around the world. [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on November 3, 2010
Users of UBC Library can now access one of the largest library collections in Korea, thanks to an agreement with that country’s National Assembly Library (NAL). The NAL, located in Seoul, is one of Korea’s two national depository libraries. The agreement with UBC Library marks the first time that the two organizations have agreed to [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on September 8, 2009
An article on the recent m-Libraries conference – which was held at UBC and explored the world of libraries, information and mobile devices – appears in the July 2009 issue of the UK publication Ariadne. You can view the article here: http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue60/m-libraries-2009-rpt/
By Glenn Drexhage on December 1, 2008
The Fall/Winter 2008/09 issue of Friends, UBC Library’s newsletter, is now available. View other UBC Library publications online.