By Jasmine Devonshire on December 6, 2016
A warm thank you to all students and staff who joined us for UBC Library’s Chat and Chew Library Love event last Friday December 2nd in the IKBLC main foyer.
By Jasmine Devonshire on November 15, 2016
UBC Library is pleased to announce the annual Music Sale, hosted by the Music, Art and Architecture Library at IKBLC.
By Jasmine Devonshire on September 27, 2016
The four case exhibition included photographs, letters and memorabilia from Stravinsky’s extraordinary life.
By Jasmine Devonshire on September 26, 2016
In recognition of UBC’s Centennial year, UBC Library and emeritus Tom Shorthouse are excited to announce the release of Golden Scrapbook: The Centennial Update 1965-2015. This extensive publication maps 50 years at UBC Library, highlighting personal accounts from University Librarians, milestones in the library’s history, and anecdotes from library employees past and present. Complimented by colour […]
By michelle blackwell on August 30, 2016
We spoke with Shannon about the extensive research she does for her books and how UBC Library and Collections have played a crucial role.
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By michelle blackwell on August 25, 2016
Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections collections every Wednesday at 11 am.
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By michelle blackwell on August 23, 2016
UBC Library has acquired a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer, one of the world’s most extraordinary books. Printed in a limited edition of only 438 copies, the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was published by William Morris’s Kelmscott Press in 1896.
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By Jasmine Devonshire on August 9, 2016
A key priority of her role moving forward will be to draw in an international perspective: Shirin will share the value of the Asian Library collections as it extends to a number of faculties and areas of research.