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Graduate Writing Community runs from May 14 to August 27

by Anna Moorhouse on May 6, 2019

Join fellow graduate students writing their theses, dissertations, and research articles as part of the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication's Graduate Writing Community. The summer sessions are open to all graduate students and run from May 14 to August 27.

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UBC Library: Home to rare books, found nowhere else—thanks to UBC donors

by Anna Moorhouse on April 30, 2019

The Puban Collection, one of UBC Library’s collections of rare books, was gathered by Chinese physician Junshi Yao during the 1940s and 1950s. This year we're celebrating the 60th anniversary of the collection's acquisition by UBC.

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Meet Anne Lama, Conservator at UBC Library

by Anna Moorhouse on April 22, 2019

It’s been nearly five years since Anne Lama, Library Conservator, joined the team at UBC Library. At the time, her move from Paris to Vancouver was a big change for her and her family.

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Construction to begin in the Asian Library on Thursday, May 2, 2019

by michelle blackwell on April 17, 2019

The renovation will allow for better service delivery, study spaces, and programming spaces for the Asian Library as well as several improvements for the collection.

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The Book of Kells facsimile now on permanent display in UBC Library’s Ridington Room

by Anna Moorhouse on April 17, 2019

The Book of Kells facsimile, which was acquired by UBC Library’s Rare Book & Special Collections in 1990, now resides in a secure, purpose-built display case, accessible to the UBC community.

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Food For Fines Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Food for Fines campaign raises $2,278 to support UBC students in need

by michelle blackwell on April 3, 2019

Now in its sixteenth consecutive year at UBC, the Food for Fines campaign waives $2 in Library fines for every food item donated, to a maximum of $30.

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Unique skillset makes librarians vital to medical research at UBC

by michelle blackwell on March 26, 2019

UBC librarians are expert searchers, organizers and analyzers — and this unique set of skills is making them indispensable to medical research at UBC.

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Students and faculty in EML space

Emerging Media Lab’s new home in UBC Library brings tools for learning to a wider audience

by michelle blackwell on March 14, 2019

Visit the newest location of UBC's Emerging Media Lab located on Level 1 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

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Food For Fines Spring 2019

Food for Fines 2019 runs from March 18 until April 1

by Katya Roxas on March 11, 2019

Reduce your UBC Library fines by donating non-perishable food items until April 1st.

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Photo of Hanne Wassermann Walker taken by Trude Fleischmann

UBC Library acquires the personal archive of Hanne Wassermann Walker

by michelle blackwell on March 8, 2019

A significant figure of pre-WWII Viennese cultural and social life, Wassermann Walker's remarkable story has been relatively unknown until now.

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