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Art and Visual Literacy Librarian, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus | Full-time, ongoing

by michelle blackwell on November 20, 2020

Art & Visual Literacy Librarian UBC Library | Vancouver Campus Full-time, ongoing General Librarian position Anticipated Start Date: May 1, 2021 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 […]

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Eugene Barsky wins the 2020 CARL Award of Merit

by michelle blackwell on November 20, 2020

The award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding local, regional, or national contribution within an area of research librarianship.

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Read the UBC Library Digital Initiatives 2019/2020 Impact & Activity Reports online now

by Anna Moorhouse on November 19, 2020

The Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office, the Digitization Centre, and cIRcle have each published their Impact and Activity Reports for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Each report showcases some of the year’s highlights and accomplishments within Digital Initiatives.

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GIS Day and GeoAwareness Week 2020

by Anna Moorhouse on November 13, 2020

Celebrate GIS Day (Nov 18) and GeoAwareness Week (Nov 15-21) with UBC Library and SFU Library through virtual workshops that highlight the importance of geographic and spatial literacy and education.

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UBC Library subscribes to LWW Health Library to address course needs for e-books

by Anna Moorhouse on November 12, 2020

UBC Library has purchased temporary electronic access to approximately 200 titles in LWW Health Library to meet the new demand for remote teaching and learning materials for use in health sciences courses at UBC.

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Open Scholarship in Practice 2020

by Anna Moorhouse on October 26, 2020

Join this week of webinars and workshops exploring the practice of open scholarship, and hear from UBC colleagues who are incorporating “openness” in innovative ways to enhance teaching, research, and public impact.

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New Downtown Eastside Research Access Portal takes collaborative approach to Open Access

by Anna Moorhouse on October 22, 2020

The DTES RAP provides access to research and research-related materials relevant to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside through an easy-to-use public interface.

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UBC Library helps faculty and instructors publish open textbooks for their courses

by Anna Moorhouse on October 21, 2020

Creating an open textbook is no simple task, but for some faculty and instructors, it’s the best solution when the resources they need for their courses don’t exist.

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Dr. Susan E. Parker elected to the Association of Research Libraries’ Board of Directors

by michelle blackwell on October 16, 2020

Dr. Susan E. Parker, UBC's University Librarian, is the only representative from a Canadian institution on the board. She will serve a three-year term until 2023.

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The UBC Library Research Commons helps researchers build core skills for digital scholarship

by Anna Moorhouse on October 15, 2020

The UBC Library Research Commons at Koerner Library is at the forefront of a digital scholarship renaissance at UBC, with Digital Scholarship Librarian Eka Grguric contributing to a slew of new workshops and initiatives.

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