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One-on-One with Susan E. Parker

by Anna Moorhouse on May 16, 2018

One-on-One is an ongoing series aimed at getting ‘behind the scenes’ with senior leadership at UBC.

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Koerner and Education Library branch closures planned for Saturday, June 9

by michelle blackwell on May 2, 2018

The Koerner and Education libraries will be closed Saturday, June 9 for a planned electrical shutdown related to scheduled maintenance. Plan ahead to visit one of our other branches.

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Notice to users: Library Catalogue and ASRS outages scheduled for May 13 to May 18

by michelle blackwell on May 1, 2018

Notice to users: Due to an upgrade to the library's catalogue, users are not able to renew, recall, request materials, or pay fines. Requests for materials from ASRS are also unavailable. Requests for materials from PARC are still available. Full service is expected to resume May 19.

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Open Scholarship in Practice – May 2

by michelle blackwell on April 26, 2018

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UBC Library acquires rare letters written by young Japanese Canadians during World War II

by michelle blackwell on April 19, 2018

The collection of 147 letters provides unique insight into the devastating effects of the Japanese Canadian internment.

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Education Librarian, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus, Full-Time, Ongoing

by Anna Moorhouse on April 17, 2018

The Education Librarian provides information and research support services to faculty, students, and the UBC community.

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24/7 hours at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by michelle blackwell on April 10, 2018

The IKBLC will be open 24 hours a day from Monday, April 9 to Wednesday, April 25.

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Food, Friends and Fish: Celebrating the Harry Hawthorn Foundation

by Anna Moorhouse on April 9, 2018

With more than 2200 books in its fly-fishing and angling collection, the Harry Hawthorn Foundation at UBC Library has grown considerably from a relatively modest beginning.

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Spring 2018 Food for Fines campaign raises more than $2,200 to support UBC students in need

by michelle blackwell on April 4, 2018

                  This year’s Spring UBC Library and Alma Mater Student Society Food for Fines Campaign raised a total of $2,235.00 over the Point Grey and Okanagan campuses. Now in its fifteenth consecutive year at UBC, the Food For Fines campaign waives $2 in Library fines for every food item donated, to a […]

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Meet Evan Thornberry, GIS Librarian at UBC Library

by Anna Moorhouse on April 4, 2018

If you’ve ventured out to visit the UBC Library Map Collection in Walter C. Koerner Library recently, you will likely have met Evan Thornberry, who joined UBC Library as the GIS Librarian in July.

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