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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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Student curated exhibit, A British Columbia Time Capsule highlights gems from the Langmann Family Collection

by michelle blackwell on March 27, 2018

The exhibit, curated by UBC iSchool student Ashlynn Prasad, features historical photographs of B.C. landmarks.

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The Chung Collection

by michelle blackwell on March 20, 2018

Sing Tao Weekly features The Chung Collection.

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UBC Okanagan Library leads project to bring local history to life

by michelle blackwell on March 20, 2018

The View in Lake Country community newspaper features UBC Okanagan Library's Digitized Okanagan History project

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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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