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David Lam librarians lauded (December 3)

by Glenn Drexhage on December 3, 2009

Librarians from the David Lam Management Research Library have won plaudits for a unique guide that helps business students conduct research more effectively. Jan Wallace, Christina Sylka and Lindsay Ure were recognized by the Academic Librarians in Public Service (ALPS) as part of the “Laud a Librarian Gold Medal” contest. Last summer, the librarians discussed […]

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UBC Library in CPSLD newsletter

by Glenn Drexhage on November 25, 2009

UBC Library and the M-Libraries Conference are featured in the Fall 2009 newsletter from the Council of Post-Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia. The newsletter highlights themes from the M-Libraries Conference, such as: “The Mobile Library: What is the role of libraries in a world that’s becoming increasingly saturated with mobile technologies?” The cover image of the […]

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Open access in the Georgia Straight

by Glenn Drexhage on November 10, 2009

UBC Library is noted in an article about open access that appears in the Georgia Straight. Open access (OA) is about providing users with free access to information and knowledge. You can view the article here: http://straight.com/article-269620/open-access-revolution

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Drippytown comics exhibit featured in The Ubyssey

by Glenn Drexhage on November 3, 2009

Drippytown – a fascinating exhibit featuring the work of six local comic artists that is on display in Rare Books and Special Collections – is reviewed in The Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. You can read the article here: http://ubyssey.ca/culture/?p=10845 Drippytown runs until January 31, 2010. Rare Books and Special Collections is located on level one […]

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m-Libraries Conference in BCLA Browser

by Glenn Drexhage on November 3, 2009

The latest issue of the BCLA Browser, the publication of the British Columbia Library Association, includes an article on the recent m-Libraries Conference held at UBC. You can view the article at m-Libraries And you can view the entire issue at http://bclabrowser.ca/

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Celebrate Learning with UBC Library

by Glenn Drexhage on October 28, 2009

UBC Library presents a great roster of events as part of Celebrate Learning Week, which runs until October 30. Topics range from protecting your digital reputation to information and digital literacy. So come by and see what’s on offer – you can view a full listing of events here: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/webpage/webpage.cfm?id=816

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UBC Library/City of Vancouver Archives site in the Vancouver Courier

by Glenn Drexhage on October 28, 2009

The Chinese Experience in B.C. website, a project involving UBC Library and the City of Vancouver Archives, is featured in the Vancouver Courier. You can view the article here: http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/story.html?id=bb4b8c74-b4d2-496e-b1c2-f556cba832fb

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Dr. Irving Barber given philanthropy award

by Glenn Drexhage on October 27, 2009

Dr. Irving K. Barber has been honoured with a 2009 Special Award for Philanthropy from the British Columbia Museums Association. The award was given in recognition of his involvement with several philanthropic activities in the province, most notably his exceptional gift for the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, which provides innovative support and funding to […]

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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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