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Koerner Library to install new study carrels on Levels 1 and 2 starting April 28

by Library Communications on April 11, 2022

Koerner Library will be undergoing space improvements to install new study carrels on Levels 1 and 2 from Thursday, April 28, 2022 through Friday, May 27, 2022.

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UBC Library Supports the Vancouver Black Library Book Donation Drive

by matt patton on April 1, 2022

UBC Library Vancouver, UBC Okanagan Library, the UBC Learning Exchange and Iron Dog Books are collaborating on a book drive to collect a variety of Black literature to support the Vancouver Black Library (VBL). Spearheaded by UBC student Maya Preyshon, the VBL is a space to sign out books for free and a “study space, […]

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Giving Day 2022

by phoebe chan on March 31, 2022

On UBC Giving Day, April 6, we come together to support students and our world. This year’s Giving Day project involves the digitization of UBC’s 1623 Shakespeare First Folio, which will provide opportunities for UBC iSchool students to hone their skills in the digitization of rare books by working in the UBC Library Digitization Centre to make the First Folio accessible to anyone, anywhere, and at any time.

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Participate in UBC’s Records Classification and Retention Schedules review

by Library Communications on March 15, 2022

The Records Management Office (RMO) for UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan is issuing enterprise-wide retention schedules that require input from UBC staff and administrators across the university.

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Chung/Lind Archivist, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus | Full-time, ongoing Librarian

by matt patton on March 9, 2022

Chung/Lind Archivist Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus Full-time, ongoing Librarian Anticipated Start Date: May 1, 2022 UBC LIBRARY: The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada and consistently ranks among the top university research libraries in North America. UBC Library has 14 branches […]

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Recording available: “I Know We’ll Meet Again: Correspondence and the Forced Dispersal of Japanese Canadians”

by Anna Moorhouse on March 9, 2022

This public panel event, organized by the Asian Library and the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies program, took place as an online webinar on March 1. The event recording is available to view online until March 24.

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UBC Library subscription to Refworks will end on September 30

by Library Communications on March 9, 2022

UBC Library has made the decision to end the subscription to the RefWorks citation management software as of September 30, 2022. All users of the Legacy or ProQuest RefWorks will have to transfer their references to another citation management tool before that date.

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Dr. Gregory Betts wins the 2022 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his incisive treatment of a key period in Vancouver’s cultural history.

by Library Communications on March 8, 2022

Dr. Gregory Betts has won the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia for his book Finding Nothing: the VanGardes, 1959-1975.

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Open UBC launches new searchable online collection to highlight UBC open educational resources

by Anna Moorhouse on March 7, 2022

The UBC OER Collection showcases UBC open educational resources (OER) in a searchable interface to support both UBC faculty and the general community in incorporating open educational resources and practices into their curriculum.

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Open Education Week: March 7-11

by Library Communications on March 7, 2022

Open Education Week at UBC runs from March 7-11. Check out all the exciting events coming up and learn more about Open UBC.

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