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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 Changes to hours

Notice to users: Temporary closure of Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by Library Communications on July 30, 2021

UBC Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be temporarily closed until further notice.

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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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UBC Library users can now pay their library fines and fees online

by Library Communications on July 26, 2021

UBC Library’s new Online Fines Payment System (paynow.library.ubc.ca) launches today, simplifying the process of fine payments for all library users.

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UBC researchers can now access BC Assessment data through UBC Library

by Anna Moorhouse on July 13, 2021

UBC Library has extensive expertise in stewarding licensed data, and the addition of the Data Advice and Inventory Extracts provided by BC Assessment to its available datasets on Abacus is a huge win for the UBC research community.

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2021 employee Recognition Award winners announced

by matt patton on June 24, 2021

UBC Library is pleased to announce that Emma MacFarlane, Hannah McKendry, and Veronica Mewis are the 2021 recipients of UBC Library Awards.

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UBC Library has acquired access to the digital archives of The Province newspaper

by Anna Moorhouse on June 8, 2021

UBC faculty, staff and students can now access the digital archives of The Province newspaper from 1894 to 2010.

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Meet Linda Wensveen, Library Specialist, Borrower Services at UBC Library

by matt patton on June 3, 2021

Learn how UBC Library course reserve systems have evolved over the years. Linda Wensveen, Library Specialist, Borrower Services, shares her story.

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