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Donated collection featured in UK online publication

by Glenn Drexhage on October 27, 2009

The David and Anne Drazin Croquet Collection was recently featured in a UK publication.

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cIRcle featured in Game Time

by Glenn Drexhage on October 26, 2009

An article on cIRcle and its Olympic aspirations appears in Game Time, the e-newsletter of the UBC 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Secretariat. cIRcle is UBC’s institutional repository, developed by UBC Library.  You can view the article here: http://www.webcommunications.ubc.ca/ubc2010/2009/10/22/ubc-and-the-winter-games-come-full-circle/

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Open Access Week @ the University of British Columbia

by Glenn Drexhage on October 22, 2009

UBC has joined SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the Public Library of Science (PLoS), The Students for Free Culture, OASIS (the Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook); Open Access Directory (OAD); and eIFL.net (Electronic Information for Libraries), and over 200 institutions worldwide in the First International Open Access Week

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Interlibrary Loan articles now delivered electronically

by Glenn Drexhage on October 21, 2009

Do you use UBC Library’s Interlibrary Loan or CISTI services to order articles from other (outside UBC) libraries? UBC Library now delivers interlibrary loan articles to you electronically.  Just wait for an email saying your article has arrived, open the post-to-web link, and print off your article. We’re pleased to offer this new service as […]

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Exhibits in the Learning Centre gallery

by Glenn Drexhage on October 21, 2009

A trio of exhibits is now on display in the gallery space of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Please see below for more information. The gallery is located on level two of the Learning Centre, to the left of the circulation desk. For information about the space, please contact Allan Cho at allan.cho@ubc.ca or […]

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UBC and Open Access Week in e-Strategy

by Glenn Drexhage on October 15, 2009

UBC’s participation in the First International Open Access Week, which takes place on campus from October 20 to October 22, is highlighted in the latest issue of e-Strategy, the newsletter from UBC IT. Open access (OA) is about access to information and knowledge for all. It is a growing international movement that encourages the unrestricted […]

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UBC Library/City of Vancouver Archives site featured in the Vancouver Observer

by Glenn Drexhage on October 14, 2009

The Chinese Experience in British Columbia, a new website that offers a fascinating look at a century of local Chinese-Canadian heritage, is featured in the Vancouver Observer. The site, which features digitized holdings from the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection at UBC, and the Yip family and Yip Sang Company collection at […]

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Open Access Week at UBC

by Glenn Drexhage on October 7, 2009

Join us at UBC as we take part in the First International Open Access Week. Open Access is a growing international movement that uses the Internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge. It encourages the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere, for the advancement and enjoyment of science and […]

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Learning Centre digitization program in UBC Reports

by Glenn Drexhage on October 7, 2009

The B.C. History Digitization Program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is in the October 2009 issue of UBC Reports.

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Digitization project in Cariboo Observer

by Glenn Drexhage on October 7, 2009

A story about a digitization project supported by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre appears in the Cariboo Observer. The project involves the digitization of community newspapers, and also was supported by the Observer, the City of Quesnel and the Friends of Quesnel Museum. You can view the story here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_cariboo/quesnelobserver/news/63187607.html

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