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Learning Centre initiative provides global access to B.C. heritage

by Glenn Drexhage on July 23, 2008

Electronic collections featuring community newspapers, B.C. history, fossil specimens, medical artifacts and works by renowned wildlife artist Robert Bateman will all be a mouse click away, thanks to a community initiative from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia. Read the full press release.

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University Archivist profiled on UBC Centenary site

by Glenn Drexhage on June 25, 2008

A profile of University Archivist Chris Hives appears on UBC’s Centenary website. You can view the article here: http://www.100.ubc.ca/celebratingpeople/hives.html

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UBC Okanagan Library newsletter – Spring 2008

by Glenn Drexhage on June 24, 2008

The latest issue of UBC’s Okanagan Library newsletter includes an update on renovations to the Field Reading Room, the WILU Information Literacy Conference, LibQUAL and laptop lending.  The Spring 2008 issue is available online, as well as past issues.

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Learning Centre featured in ArtsBeat

by Glenn Drexhage on June 24, 2008

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is profiled in the Summer 2008 issue of ArtsBeat, the publication of UBC’s Faculty of Arts. You can view the article here: http://www.arts.ubc.ca/index.php?id=433&backPID=4&tt_news=2042

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Update on cIRcle in e-Strategy Update

by Glenn Drexhage on June 24, 2008

An article on cIRcle, UBC Library’s information repository, appears in the latest issue of UBC’s e-Strategy Update. Special thanks to Merry Meredith for the photograph. You can view the article here: http://update.estrategy.ubc.ca/2008/06/17/ir-squared

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Friends – Summer 2008

by Glenn Drexhage on June 16, 2008

The Summer 2008 issue of Friends, UBC Library’s newsletter for donors and supporters of the Library, is now available.   Browse the PDF.   

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E-Theses initiative featured in UBC Reports

by Glenn Drexhage on June 16, 2008

The UBC Electronic Theses and Dissertations initiative, a program from UBC Library and the Faculty of Graduate Studies, is featured in the June 2008 issue of UBC Reports. You can view the article here: http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcreports/2008/08jun05/theses.html?src=email

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Congress 2008, Learning Centre, Irving K. Barber featured in Business in Vancouver newspaper

by Glenn Drexhage on May 30, 2008

The following article recently appeared in Business in Vancouver newspaper. Business in Vancouver May 20-26, 2008; issue 969 UBC to host largest conference in its history Social sciences gathering highlights rise of cultural industries in the province Glen Korstrom The University of British Columbia is preparing to host the largest conference in its 100-year history […]

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UBC Library featured in Business in Vancouver newspaper

by Glenn Drexhage on May 26, 2008

Ralph Stanton, Head of UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections, is featured in this article from a recent issue of Business in Vancouver newspaper (April 22-28, 2008, Issue 965). You can download a PDF of the article here: Download file

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UBC Library and Learning Centre featured in CPSLD Newsletter

by Glenn Drexhage on May 26, 2008

The latest issue of the CPSLD Newsletter – a publication from the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors features updates from UBC Library. The coverage includes news from Library branches such as Law, Koerner, Xwi7xwa and Asian, as well as notes on the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences 2008, the opening of the Chung Collection, […]

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