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Remote access to resources and services for UBC Library users

by michelle blackwell on March 16, 2020

As the UBC campus community transitions to online classes, UBC Library offers expert help and many services that library users can access online.

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Changes to operating hours, lending practices and fines policies at UBC Library

by michelle blackwell on March 16, 2020

Notice to users: Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, UBC Library is making changes to operating hours, lending practices and fines policies. Library hours at all branches have been reduced and some locations are closed. Please refer to the library hours portal before visiting your branch. The ASRS is currently experiencing service delays in certain areas due to a mechanical issue. Please call the IKBLC circulation desk at (604) 822-8149 before picking up material.

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Notice to users: Rare Books & Special Collections, UBC Archives and Records Management Office to close Monday March 16 and Tuesday March 17, 2020

by michelle blackwell on March 15, 2020

Notice to users: Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Archives and Records Management Office to close Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17.

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Michael Layland wins the 2020 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his celebration of the richly diverse flora and fauna of Vancouver Island.

by michelle blackwell on March 2, 2020

Michael Layland wins the 2020 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his book In Nature’s Realm: Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island.

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Student using walkstation

Walk station added to active workstation at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

by michelle blackwell on February 28, 2020

The new treadmill desk is a pilot project created in collaboration with UBC Recreation.

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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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