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The Book of Kells facsimile now on permanent display in UBC Library’s Ridington Room

by Anna Moorhouse on April 17, 2019

The Book of Kells facsimile, which was acquired by UBC Library’s Rare Book & Special Collections in 1990, now resides in a secure, purpose-built display case, accessible to the UBC community.

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Food For Fines Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Food for Fines campaign raises $2,278 to support UBC students in need

by michelle blackwell on April 3, 2019

Now in its sixteenth consecutive year at UBC, the Food for Fines campaign waives $2 in Library fines for every food item donated, to a maximum of $30.

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Unique skillset makes librarians vital to medical research at UBC

by michelle blackwell on March 26, 2019

UBC librarians are expert searchers, organizers and analyzers — and this unique set of skills is making them indispensable to medical research at UBC.

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Students and faculty in EML space

Emerging Media Lab’s new home in UBC Library brings tools for learning to a wider audience

by michelle blackwell on March 14, 2019

Visit the newest location of UBC's Emerging Media Lab located on Level 1 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

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Food For Fines Spring 2019

Food for Fines 2019 runs from March 18 until April 1

by Katya Roxas on March 11, 2019

Reduce your UBC Library fines by donating non-perishable food items until April 1st.

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Photo of Hanne Wassermann Walker taken by Trude Fleischmann

UBC Library acquires the personal archive of Hanne Wassermann Walker

by michelle blackwell on March 8, 2019

A significant figure of pre-WWII Viennese cultural and social life, Wassermann Walker's remarkable story has been relatively unknown until now.

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Daniel Marshall wins the 2019 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his illuminating narrative of the 1858 Fraser River Valley gold rush.

by Anna Moorhouse on March 4, 2019

Dr. Daniel Marshall wins the 2019 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his book Claiming the land: British Columbia and the making of a new El Dorado.

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Take the 2019 Library Survey

by Anna Moorhouse on February 25, 2019

This year, we’re opening up the survey to the entire UBC community! We want to hear about your experiences, regardless of how often you use the library.

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Open Education Week at UBC is happening March 4–8.

by Anna Moorhouse on February 19, 2019

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Winter weather conditions

UBC Library Point Grey campus branches closed due to winter weather conditions

by Library Communications on February 11, 2019

UBC Library Point Grey campus branches will be closed on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 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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