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UBC Library acquires rare letters written by young Japanese Canadians during World War II

by michelle blackwell on April 19, 2018

The collection of 147 letters provides unique insight into the devastating effects of the Japanese Canadian internment.

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Visualization and Emerging Media Librarian, The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus, Full-Time, Ongoing

by Anna Moorhouse on July 19, 2018

Visualization and Emerging Media Librarian The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus Full-Time, Ongoing Anticipated Start Date: December 1, 2018  SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY: The Visualization and Emerging Media Librarian leads the design, creation, development and implementation of programs and services to support data visualization and emerging media needs in teaching, learning, scholarship, and research. […]

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Japanese Language Librarian, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus, Full-Time, Ongoing

by michelle blackwell on June 25, 2018

Japanese Language Librarian Asian Library, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus Full-Time, Ongoing Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018  UBC LIBRARY The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada and consistently ranks among the top university research libraries in North America. UBC Library has 14 branches and divisions, two […]

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Art Librarian, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus, Full-Time, One Year Term

by michelle blackwell on June 22, 2018

Art Librarian Music, Art & Architecture Library, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus Full-Time, One Year Term Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018   UBC LIBRARY The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada and consistently ranks among the top university research libraries in North America. UBC Library has […]

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2018 employee Recognition Award winners announced

by Anna Moorhouse on June 20, 2018

UBC Library is pleased to announce that Eleanore Wellwood, Wendy Traas and Anne Lama are the 2018 recipients of UBC Library Recognition Awards.

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Notice to users: Biomedical Branch Library to undergo upgrades June 23-28.

by michelle blackwell on June 13, 2018

Access to collections will be limited during this work and after-hours card access to this branch will not be available.

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Music, Art and Architecture Library project puts Canadiana on display

by Library Communications on May 30, 2018

UBC Library's Canadian Art Exhibition Catalogue collection has a new home in the Ridington Room.

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One Great Idea by Susan E. Parker

by Anna Moorhouse on May 28, 2018

In this series, UBC faculty write about one great idea that significantly influenced their specific discipline and in turn, transformed how they approach their work.

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New UBC Library exhibition explores Shakespeare plays through the lens of 16th century medicine

by Anna Moorhouse on May 28, 2018

The exhibition, “And there’s the humor of it”: Shakespeare and the four humors, will run from June 4 to July 14, 2018 at UBC Library.

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Active Workstation launches at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by Anna Moorhouse on May 24, 2018

Students who study at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre now have a new way to hit the books thanks to the installation of an active workstation.

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photo of the kelmscott press' works of geoffrey chaucer being digitized with a scanner camera

UBC Library digitizes Kelmscott Chaucer and launches digital colouring book series

by Anna Moorhouse on May 17, 2018

When UBC Library acquired the Kelmscott Press’ Works of Geoffrey Chaucer in 2016, the book’s preservation story was just beginning.

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