UBC Library Vault
By Glenn Drexhage on September 25, 2009
Art and book lovers can now view Canvas Treasures that feature rare images from UBC Library’s special collections. From September 21 to October 12, 2009, a selection of these striking canvases are on display in the gallery space of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, located on level two and to the left of the [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on July 15, 2009
If you like UBC Library Vault (www.ubcvault.ca) and its exceptional images, then you’ll be thrilled to hear about the launch of Canvas Treasures. The UBC Library Development Office is offering the Vault’s images in large formats, using archival-quality inks that are printed on premium canvas. The images are taken from UBC Library’s rare books, archives [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on July 13, 2009
The Summer 2009 issue of Friends, UBC Library’s newsletter is now available. View other UBC Library publications online.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 8, 2009
New cards and captivating canvases are the latest items to emerge from UBC Library Vault (www.ubcvault.ca), where you can find hundreds of images from the Library’s rare and special collections. The 4.25” x 5.5” card sets feature striking images based on topics including Japanese fairytales, books as art objects, 19th-century floral illustrations, an illuminated [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 17, 2009
A double-page spread about UBC Library Vault appears on pages 28 and 29 of the spring 2009 issue of UBC’s Trek magazine. A Vault image also appears on the inside front cover. You can view a PDF of Trek here: http://www.alumni.ubc.ca/files/pdf/trekmagazine/trek23-spring2009.pdf
By Glenn Drexhage on February 15, 2008
Valentine e-cards from the UBC Library Vault site are highlighted in “You Forgot Valentine’s Day? No need to fret,” from The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website.
By Glenn Drexhage on January 3, 2008
UBC Library Vault, which features beautiful images and their stories from the Library’s rare and special collections, was recently featured in the news: “UBC Library Vault…Unlock the Treasures,” UBC Reports, December 2007 issue. “UBC Library Vault,” BCLA Reporter, November/December 2007 issue.
By Glenn Drexhage on December 3, 2007
The new Fall 2007 issue of Friends newsletter is now available. View other UBC Library publications online.