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Open Collections Delivery Service enhancement now launched

by Library Communications on July 28, 2021

UBC Library has launched a significant update to the Open Collections website that will enhance the findability and usability of items in the collections.

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UBC Library users can now pay their library fines and fees online

by Library Communications on July 26, 2021

UBC Library’s new Online Fines Payment System (paynow.library.ubc.ca) launches today, simplifying the process of fine payments for all library users.

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UBC researchers can now access BC Assessment data through UBC Library

by Anna Moorhouse on July 13, 2021

UBC Library has extensive expertise in stewarding licensed data, and the addition of the Data Advice and Inventory Extracts provided by BC Assessment to its available datasets on Abacus is a huge win for the UBC research community.

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2021 employee Recognition Award winners announced

by matt patton on June 24, 2021

UBC Library is pleased to announce that Emma MacFarlane, Hannah McKendry, and Veronica Mewis are the 2021 recipients of UBC Library Awards.

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UBC Library has acquired access to the digital archives of The Province newspaper

by Anna Moorhouse on June 8, 2021

UBC faculty, staff and students can now access the digital archives of The Province newspaper from 1894 to 2010.

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Meet Linda Wensveen, Library Specialist, Borrower Services at UBC Library

by matt patton on June 3, 2021

Learn how UBC Library course reserve systems have evolved over the years. Linda Wensveen, Library Specialist, Borrower Services, shares her story.

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OpenAthens transforms user access to library resources, replacing EZproxy and IP address authentication

by Library Communications on June 2, 2021

The launch of OpenAthens today marks a major milestone in modernizing library and digital access for UBC’s 21st century learners and researchers.

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Remote learning opens up new ways to collaborate on open educational projects

by Anna Moorhouse on May 31, 2021

As an open education initiative, the LING 300 Wikipedia project has translated well to the remote learning environment currently in place at UBC, and the support provided by UBC Library and the Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology (CTLT) has facilitated that transition.

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How UBC Library has delivered access to physical materials and virtual help

by Anna Moorhouse on May 26, 2021

When UBC Library’s physical locations suddenly closed in March 2020, library users needed a way to access physical resources that were not available in electronic formats. In response, the Materials Pick-up Service launched.

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The UBC Library Research Commons integrates open-source data discovery tool Geodisy with Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR)

by Anna Moorhouse on May 18, 2021

The UBC Library Research Commons has released a major update to the open-source data discovery tool Geodisy.

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