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Meet Harry Young, Executive Coordinator at UBC Library

by Anna Moorhouse on March 15, 2018

As an Executive Coordinator at UBC Library, Harry Young works closely with the University Librarian during their term, occupying a unique position on staff.

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Marianne Ignace and Ronald E. Ignace win the 2018 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for their exploration of Secwépemc history told through Indigenous knowledge and oral traditions.

by michelle blackwell on March 6, 2018

The SFU professors win the 2018 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for their book A Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws: Yerí7 re Stsq'ey's-kucw.

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Food for Fines 2018 runs from March 19 until April 2

by michelle blackwell on March 5, 2018

Reduce your UBC Library fines by donating non-perishable food items.

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UBC Library’s rare and special Harry Potter collection of original first editions is now complete

by Library Communications on March 5, 2018

UBC Library has now completed its Harry Potter collection of original first editions with the recent acquisition of a U.K. first edition, first printing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

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Notice to Users: Library WordPress websites to undergo certificate changes at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday March 6.

by michelle blackwell on March 2, 2018

Notice to users: Library WordPress websites to undergo certificate changes at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday March 6. No service outages expected.

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New interactive maps of UBC Library’s Open Collections use linked open data

by Anna Moorhouse on March 1, 2018

UBC Library co-op student Carolina Roman Amigo wanted to make it easier for researchers to understand the thousands of scanned resources found in our Open Collections.

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UBC Library to support faculty in creating open textbooks and open educational resources through 1-year grant project

by michelle blackwell on February 21, 2018

UBC Vancouver faculty are encouraged to apply for the sub-grant program by April 12, 2018.

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Open Education Week at UBC is happening March 5–11.

by michelle blackwell on February 14, 2018

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

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Notice to Users: EZproxy outage planned for February 13 at 5:00 p.m.

by michelle blackwell on February 12, 2018

Notice to Users: EZproxy outage planned for February 13 at 5:00 p.m.. Service is expected to be fully restored by 5:45 p.m.

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Library WordPress web migrations to HTTPS planned for February 19

by michelle blackwell on January 31, 2018

Library WordPress websites will migrate from HTTP to HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure), making them faster, more findable and more secure. The migration will run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on  February 19. No service outages are expected, but it is possible that sites will not display perfectly during this time. Affected domains: chinesecanadian.ubc.ca […]

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