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UBC Library subscription to Refworks will end on September 30

by Library Communications on September 1, 2022

UBC Library's subscription to the RefWorks citation management software will end on September 30, 2022. All users of the Legacy or ProQuest RefWorks are reminded to transfer their references to another citation management tool before that date.

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Felicia de la Parra wins the 2022 President’s Staff Award for Wellbeing

by michelle blackwell on August 30, 2022

Felicia de la Parra, Senior Library Assistant, Rare Books and Special Collections is one of 21 staff recipients of the 2022 President's Service Awards for Excellence and the President's Staff Awards.

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The quest for hidden gem study spaces at UBC Library with Elisha Facundo

by phoebe chan on August 30, 2022

Elisha Facundo shares her favourite study spot at the UBC Vancouver Campus and what makes this place so special to her.

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Irving K. Barber Learning Centre overnight closure planned for August 30 – 31

by Library Communications on August 24, 2022

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will close from 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30 and reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31.

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UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research

by matt patton on August 15, 2022

UBC Library has launched the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research. The prize is a way to showcase students’ effective and innovative use of library services, information experts and resources provided by UBC Library and is open to all undergraduate students.

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Xwi7xwa Library exhibit explores a Decade of Indigenous Languages

by Anna Moorhouse on August 11, 2022

As part of Indigenous History Month this past June, Xwi7xwa Library launched a new exhibit, featuring materials from their Indigenous language collection, on display now in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

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UBC Library 2021/22 Senate Report

by phoebe chan on August 9, 2022

UBC Library’s annual Senate Report is now available. Read about our highlights from the past fiscal year, which include advancing research, learning and scholarship, engaging with communities, inspiring with innovative spaces and services and stewarding the organization. Learn how the library transitioned back to fully in-person operations on campus in September 2021, kicking off a year of hybrid teaching, learning and work.

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Hannah McKendry working in the new Conservation Space at IKBLC.

Meet Hannah McKendry, Conservation Technician at UBC Library

by matt patton on August 4, 2022

Learn how priceless collections at UBC Library are preserved and protected in the library's new Conservation Space. Hannah McKendry, Conservation Technician, shares her story.

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Read UBC Library’s Open Education 2021/2022 Impact & Activity Report online now

by Anna Moorhouse on July 28, 2022

The core of UBC Library’s open education program is our focus on helping and supporting faculty, students, and staff in their open practices.

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UBC Library’s Joan Gillis Fonds is added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register

by Library Communications on July 26, 2022

UBC Library’s Joan Gillis Fonds has been added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register in recognition of its historical value.

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