The access has been restored the SAE Digital Library.

The SAE Digital Library contains full-text of SAE Technical Papers from 1906 to the present.

Love! In the Library? – a UBC Library exhibition that examines how lovers speak to each other through literature – is featured in the Ubyssey, the UBC student newspaper, and the Vancouver Sun books blog.


Come explore Love! In the Library? until February 19 at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections, located on level one of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The show is located at the back of the Chung Collection Room.

 

We all feel the need to belong.  The relationships we have built with family, friends and the community provide the roots that shape our character.  Positive attachments with those we care deeply about provide the foundation for our personalities.  When our parents demonstrate how proud they are of our achievements we feel special.  When our best friend runs to greet us we see the caring in their eyes.  When our soccer coach highlights our sportsmanship we strive to achieve even more.  When we have a strong sense of belonging we feel accepted.  All of our children deserve to be treated in this way.  They have a strong desire to be acknowledged as true individuals.

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Do we always accept individuality?  When a person demonstrates behaviour that is outside established norms do we accept or do we ridicule?  Too often our children do not feel that their individuality is recognized.  They feel isolated and that strong sense of belonging, which they crave, is absent from their lives.  School grounds can sometimes be a place where this individuality is compromised.  Targeted bullying whether it is face to face or behind a screen can have devastating life long effects.  The following story illustrates the power of individuals to change attitudes.

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by  Scott Wallace  on 2/5/2012 4:59 PM

~from the Gleneagles Elementary School Blog

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