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UBC Library branches to remain closed until April 30, 2020

by michelle blackwell on April 1, 2020

Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, UBC Library branches across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will remain closed until April 30, at which time the situation will be reassessed. The library continues to provide access to electronic resources and librarian support for research, teaching and learning.

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UBC Library users now have access to previously banned content that offers historical perspectives on sex, sexuality and gender.

by michelle blackwell on March 31, 2020

Part III of Gale's Archives of Sexuality and Gender provides access to nearly one million pages of unique and rare content.

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Behind the scenes: UBC Library’s electronic resources

by Katya Roxas on March 26, 2020

Why are online formats important for library users? How does the library identify user needs? Discover UBC Library’s process that ensures that UBC’s e-resources are accessible.

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UBC Library branches to close as of March 20 until April 6, 2020

by michelle blackwell on March 19, 2020

Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, UBC Library branches across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are closed until April 6, at which time the situation will be reassessed. The library continues to provide access to electronic resources and librarian support for research, teaching and learning.

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Head, Law Library, UBC Library, Vancouver Campus | Full-time, ongoing

by matt patton on March 17, 2020

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 campuses (Vancouver and Kelowna), one off-site hospital library, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – a multi-purpose […]

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Remote access to resources and services for UBC Library users

by michelle blackwell on March 16, 2020

As the UBC campus community transitions to online classes, UBC Library offers expert help and many services that library users can access online.

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Changes to operating hours, lending practices and fines policies at UBC Library

by michelle blackwell on March 16, 2020

Notice to users: Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, UBC Library is making changes to operating hours, lending practices and fines policies. Library hours at all branches have been reduced and some locations are closed. Please refer to the library hours portal before visiting your branch. The ASRS is currently experiencing service delays in certain areas due to a mechanical issue. Please call the IKBLC circulation desk at (604) 822-8149 before picking up material.

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Notice to users: Rare Books & Special Collections, UBC Archives and Records Management Office to close Monday March 16 and Tuesday March 17, 2020

by michelle blackwell on March 15, 2020

Notice to users: Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Archives and Records Management Office to close Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17.

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Michael Layland wins the 2020 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his celebration of the richly diverse flora and fauna of Vancouver Island.

by michelle blackwell on March 2, 2020

Michael Layland wins the 2020 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his book In Nature’s Realm: Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island.

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Walk station added to active workstation at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by michelle blackwell on February 28, 2020

The new treadmill desk is a pilot project created in collaboration with UBC Recreation.

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