exterior of UBC Library at the Okanagan campus

The $1.4-million renovation to UBC’s Okanagan campus library is complete. With more seating, additional group study rooms and added quiet reading space, the Library is a nexus of rich content, state-of-the-art technology and inspiring space.

Staff are eager to show off the revitalized space to the campus community and Okanagan residents. For more on the renovation, please visit the media release, which was reprinted in the Vernon Morning Star.

You can also read more coverage the Phoenix, the student newspaper at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The article, entitled “Campus library completes summer renovation,” appears on page 11.

 

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LexisNexis Quicklaw & Westlaw Canada
(Part of the Law – Commercial Databases Training Sessions)

• For all UBC Law Students and Faculty
• Registration is required – please click on the appropriate link below to sign up
• Please have your IDs and passwords before attending sessions
• Location: Allard Hall (Room depend on session)
• **IT WOULD BE USEFUL TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH YOUR OWN LAPTOP** (but not necessary)
• E-mail Elim Wong, Reference Librarian in the Law Library if you require passwords or have any questions.

LexisNexis Quicklaw
• Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.
• Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Click here.
• Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Click here.

Westlaw Canada
• Thursday, Sept. 20th, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.
• Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2012 at 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Click here.
• Friday, Oct. 19th, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.

Photo of Tour in UBC Law Library's Reading Room

Are you a law student wondering where to find things in the Law Library? Join a Law Library tour that takes approximately 20 minutes. Please meet by the Reference Desk in the Law Library.
(Part of the Law Library Tours Series).

Please register for a Law Library Tour by clicking on the appropriate link below…

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
• 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm – Click here.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
• 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm – Click here.

The B.C. Ministry of Education plans to overhaul the Kindergarten to Grade 12 curriculum, with a focus on thinking, ideas, and concepts over facts.  See BC’s Curriculum Transformation discussion paper here

Full Vancouver Sun article here

By Janet Steffenhagen, Vancouver Sun September 4, 2012

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