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Science Literacy Week 2021 – Pre-event promo

by Anna Moorhouse on September 15, 2021

Science Literacy Week (September 20-26, 2021) at UBC Library will explore climate change through virtual workshops, activities, and resources like curated book lists, streaming film recommendations, and research guides.

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Asian Library undergoing collection reorganization on lower level

by Anna Moorhouse on September 7, 2021

Study space is now available on the upper level of the Asian Library, which is also in the process of a collection reorganization on the lower level.

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Xwi7xwa Library to close to the public until Fall 2022 due to expansion of the First Nations Longhouse

by Library Communications on September 1, 2021

The library will close to the public temporarily due to construction related to the expansion of the First Nations Longhouse. Collections and services will remain accessible.

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UBC Library 2020/21 Senate Report

UBC Library 2020/21 Senate Report

by matt patton on August 24, 2021

UBC Library’s annual Senate Report is now available. Read about our highlights from the past fiscal year, which include advancing research, learning and scholarship, engaging with communities, inspiring with innovative spaces and services and stewarding the organization. Learn how the library’s services, spaces and collections adapted to best serve the UBC campus community in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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A 90-day data retention schedule for FASmail default transitory folders is coming October 4, 2021

by Anna Moorhouse on August 17, 2021

Starting October 4, 2021, a 90-day automated data retention schedule will be implemented at UBC to default transitory folders in the enterprise email service UBC Faculty and Staff Email (FASmail) in compliance with UBC Records Management policies and requirements.

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Star Wars, escape rooms, and Zoom: Innovative teaching at David Lam Library explores different learning styles

by Anna Moorhouse on August 11, 2021

Creating teaching materials that blend popular culture with complex subject matter can be a tough formula to get right, often walking a fine line to achieve student engagement.

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service to be deactivated August 23, 2021

by michelle blackwell on August 3, 2021

The HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), put in place in July 2020 to provide UBC Library faculty, students and other researchers remote access to print materials that were restricted during the COVID-19 outbreak, will be deactivated Monday, August 23, 2021.

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UBC Librarians Recommend: Uplifting summer reads, listens and watches to accompany you through the summer season

by phoebe chan on August 3, 2021

A handful of UBC Librarians have shared some uplifting summer reads, listens and watches from history to mystery to accompany you through the summer season.

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UBC Library Digital Initiatives creates COVID-19 web archives to document pandemic response in British Columbia

by Anna Moorhouse on July 29, 2021

Over the past year, a team at UBC Library has been creating web archives to preserve materials relating to the COVID-19 pandemic response in British Columbia for future research.

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Open Collections Delivery Service enhancement now launched

by Library Communications on July 28, 2021

UBC Library has launched a significant update to the Open Collections website that will enhance the findability and usability of items in the collections.

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