By Glenn Drexhage on April 13, 2010
The April 2010 issue of College & Research Libraries News, an American publication, features an image from UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections on the front cover. Some additional information about the image and the UBC Library Vault is provided inside the publication. You can view the issue here.
By Glenn Drexhage on December 1, 2009
The 2008-2009 UBC Library Report to the Senate is now available. Read about the library’s developments and future directions.
By Glenn Drexhage on November 25, 2009
UBC Library and the M-Libraries Conference are featured in the Fall 2009 newsletter from the Council of Post-Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia. The newsletter highlights themes from the M-Libraries Conference, such as: “The Mobile Library: What is the role of libraries in a world that’s becoming increasingly saturated with mobile technologies?” The cover image of the [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on October 28, 2009
The Chinese Experience in B.C. website, a project involving UBC Library and the City of Vancouver Archives, is featured in the Vancouver Courier. You can view the article here: http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/story.html?id=bb4b8c74-b4d2-496e-b1c2-f556cba832fb
By Glenn Drexhage on October 14, 2009
The Chinese Experience in British Columbia, a new website that offers a fascinating look at a century of local Chinese-Canadian heritage, is featured in the Vancouver Observer. The site, which features digitized holdings from the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection at UBC, and the Yip family and Yip Sang Company collection at [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on September 9, 2009
UBC Library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre are featured in the September 2009 issue of UBC Reports. You can read about the digitization of UBC’s first 100 theses, a project undertaken by University Archives, here: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2009/09/04/women-were-first-to-earn-ubc-grad-degrees-first-100-theses-project/ And you can read about new offerings from the Chapman Learning Commons here: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2009/09/04/uncommon-learning-opportunities/
By Glenn Drexhage on July 14, 2009
UBC Library is featured in the latest issue of the BCLA Browser – you can view the entry here: http://bclabrowser.ca/index.php/browser/article/view/67/98
By Glenn Drexhage on June 8, 2009
The Spring 2009 issue of the newsletter from the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors (CPSLD) features a tribute to University Librarian pro tem Peter Ward, and an update on Ingrid Parent, the incoming University Librarian. UBC Library’s entry begins on page 18.
By Glenn Drexhage on January 7, 2009
UBC Library and the Chung Collection are featured in an article on Vancouver’s book culture in the January 2009 issue of Fine Books & Collections magazine. “Book Culture Thrives in Canada’s Frontier City” is by Nicholas Basbanes, an author who recently read and spoke at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
By Glenn Drexhage on January 2, 2009
UBC Librarian Sheryl Adam is among those quoted in an article about the Digital Tattoo program. “Where everybody knows your teenaged musings,” by Elizabeth Church, appears in the December 23, 2008 edition of the Globe and Mail. “Seth Tee got his first Hotmail account in Grade 4. By high school he was posting content on the [...]