Rare Books and Special Collections
By Glenn Drexhage on April 12, 2013
An article on UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) – including its exhibits and exceptional collections – appears in the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. “We want people to know that we’re here to support your research, we’re here to support your studies and we want you to feel comfortable and confident in your use [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 4, 2013
UBC Library’s Alvan Bregman brings his expertise to a new preservation program for physical and digital collections.
By Glenn Drexhage on December 12, 2012
A profile of Douglas Coupland, the prolific writer and artist, appears in Montecristo magazine. In 2010, Coupland donated his extensive archives to UBC Library, and accruals have been added since then. Today, the University of British Columbia Library has accumulated over 200 boxes of Coupland’s personal effects: notepads, early drafts and manuscripts, prototypes and moquettes of [...]
By Jessica Woolman on December 6, 2012
A profile of Dr. Wallace Chung and UBC Library’s Chung Collection are featured in the latest issue of Trek magazine.
By Jessica Woolman on September 27, 2012
UBC Library’s exhibition featuring materials produced on missionary printing presses in British Columbia is now open until December 8.
By Jessica Woolman on July 26, 2012
UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections and the University Archives will have reduced hours through the month of August.
By Glenn Drexhage on February 20, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on February 14, 2012
Love! In the Library? – a UBC Library exhibition that examines how lovers speak to each other through literature – is featured in the Ubyssey, the UBC student newspaper, and the Vancouver Sun books blog. Come explore Love! In the Library? until February 19 at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections, located on level [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on February 3, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on February 2, 2012
UBC Library’s Winter Update appears in the new issue of the BCLA Browser (Volume 4, no.1), the newsletter of the British Columbia Library Association. Have a read and find out about the exceptional Videomatica film collection being housed and preserved by UBC and SFU; the B.C. Historical Newspapers Project; a CLIR meeting at UBC Library; [...]
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