Teaching and Learning

Whether you are a student or a faculty member, the Library has a number of librarians who can assist you with your teaching and learning initiatives.

UBC Library provides our users with instruction that not only addresses how to access and use information resources, but also how to critically reflect on the information retrieved. Developing information literacy skills is a key component to all of our instruction.


  • Browse our subject-specific and general web guides and resources.
  • Contact your subject librarian for guidance on finding, accessing and incorporating research into their course assignments can find support from the Library.
  • Look at our TLEF and OER-funded projects that support innovative teaching and learning across UBC.

  • UBC Library provides in-depth services for open educational resource development, including: identifying and evaluating high-quality open education resources; consulting on best practices for open licensure, such as Creative Commons; Copyright consultation for third-party materials for use in open education resources; Open education resource publishing platforms (e.g. Pressbooks, Open Journal Systems, etc.) and Sharing open education resources in open access repositories.