By Glenn Drexhage on March 5, 2013
Three books that reflect the compelling culture, geography and history of British Columbia are featured in the inaugural shortlist for a new award focused on scholarly works.
By Jessica Woolman on February 19, 2013
The Open Scholar Award is open to UBC Vancouver graduate students. Submissions close March 31.
By Glenn Drexhage on October 29, 2012
You are invited to Open UBC – a two-day showcase of diverse events highlighting areas of open scholarship.
By Jessica Woolman on October 1, 2012
Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick will discuss how academic institutions are facing a crisis in scholarly publishing.
By Glenn Drexhage on May 1, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on March 1, 2012
By Jessica Woolman on November 2, 2011
Nominations are now open for the 2012 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Established by the Library in 2010, the award focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge. It honours UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the creative use of new tools and technologies that [...]
By Jessica Woolman on October 18, 2011
By Glenn Drexhage on August 10, 2011
Developments regarding UBC and copyright are featured in a blog from The Tyee, an online publication and The Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. “The University of British Columbia has decided to opt-out of Access Copyright’s proposed tariff on copyrighted materials that generally make up student course packs, to avoid increased fees and restrictions that would begin [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on July 8, 2011
An article from UBC Library’s Science and Engineering team appears in the open access journal Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. The piece, entitled “Teaching Matters: Increasing Library Visibility through Integrated Classroom Instruction,” is by Eugene Barsky (Librarian), Aleteia Greenwood (Head) and Kevin Read (student librarian and student at UBC’s [...]