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Open Education Week: March 2-6

by matt patton on February 24, 2020

RSVP for events and learn more about what Open Access, Open Education and Open Research means for researchers, students and faculty.

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Kat McGrath Library employee profile

Meet Kat McGrath, Renewals and Collections Librarian

by Katya Roxas on February 18, 2020

Before starting her career in librarianship, Kat pursued her dream to live self-sufficiently in the country. After working as a professional librarian for the past 30 years, Kat’s librarianship career led to her becoming UBC Library’s current Renewals and Collections Librarian.

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UBC Library users now able to access the most authoritative resource on world languages

by michelle blackwell on February 10, 2020

The Ethnologue database contains datasets, analytics, maps, country profiles, language families, and language profiles of the world’s 7,111 known living languages.

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Colour Our Collections 2019: Maps and Landscapes

Download UBC Library’s ‘Maps and Landscapes’ digital colouring book series

by Katya Roxas on February 3, 2020

Experience history at the tip of your pencil crayons and celebrate #ColorOurCollections week with UBC Library's 'Maps and Landscapes' themed digital colouring book series.

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Visit an exhibit commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

by michelle blackwell on January 20, 2020

The exhibit runs until February 28 on Level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

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UBC Library Changes to hours

UBC Library Vancouver branches closed due to winter weather conditions

by Becky Potvin on January 15, 2020

UBC Library Vancouver branches will be closed on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 due to winter weather conditions. The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre building will remain open, however, service points will be closed. Please refer to UBC.ca for additional updates.

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UBC Library Changes to hours

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre closed on January 9

by Katya Roxas on January 9, 2020

UBC Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be closed on Thursday, January 9, 2020.

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UBC Library hosts Past Purrrrfect, an exhibit featuring cats in the collection

by michelle blackwell on January 6, 2020

Visit feline and canine themed exhibits at multiple branches of the library throughout January and February.

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Meet Canadian shoe designer John Fluevog  

by Becky Potvin on December 20, 2019

Visit the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre on Wednesday, January 8th to meet John Fluevog.

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UBC-founded publication, Fish Physiology celebrates 50 years

by michelle blackwell on December 17, 2019

When Fish Physiology was founded in 1969, there was no intention of continuing the series beyond six volumes. 50 years and 37 titled volumes later, the peer-reviewed monographic series is regarded as the leading publication in the field.

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