“Simon Neame has been selected as the new Director of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Simon began his library career after obtaining a Master of Library and Information Studies from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at UBC.”

“The Director’s mandate is to provide strategic leadership for community engagement initiatives on and off campus, along with directing the Learning Centre’s physical facility, and its programs and services for students.”

You can read more by visiting the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre website.

Did You Know?

In harmony with the Director’s mandate for the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, there is a growing collection of IKBLC multimedia items in cIRcle. These items are podcasts and webcasts of local and international guest speakers who presented timely research topics and issues to the UBC community and the general public. So far, some of the Top Country Views of the IKBLC Multimedia collection in cIRcle have been from:

Algeria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Korea, Morocco, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States of America

Above excerpt in italics and image are courtesy of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre website

Parent complaints about a draft policy intended to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students from harassment have resulted in revisions, the Burnaby school district said Wednesday.

To read the full story, published in the Vancouver Sun click here.

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