From “Volʹga” (PZ63.7 .V65 1904)

Happy Friday, and welcome back for this week’s Friday fairy tales blog post!

Even though the Rare Books and Special Collections reading room is currently closed, we’re excited to share the delightful results of a student assignment undertaken during the winter 2020 term for the English course “The Victorian Fairy Tale: Text and Image.”

For this assignment, Professor Pamela Dalziel asked her students to “choose five illustrated Victorian fairy tales available in Rare Books and Special Collections that you would like to have in your personal collection.” Some of Professor Dalziel’s students were kind enough to share their final selections with the public through the RBSC blog, some anonymously and some with author credit. Be sure to read all of the fairy tale assignments shared by Professor Dalziel’s students.

From “A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys” (PZ6 1892 .H3)

We hope you enjoy these charming fairy tale selections and will perhaps be inspired to stop by RBSC to see some of the books for yourself once the RBSC reading room has reopened.

Five fairy tale selections, part XI:

With the help of local BC business librarians, we have created a new page in our Business Basics section titled COVID-19 & Business Research to help you find credible business information during these uncertain and rapidly changing times. We have listed freely available public resources, as well as databases that may be licensed through local libraries, including here at UBC Library. You will find curated content on the following categories:

  • Key Business Research Starting Places

    Features go-to resources and services that aggregate information about COVID-19 and business.

  • Funding Resources

    An accessible list of various financial resources that have been made available for business during this crisis.

  • Industry Databases with Licensed & Freely Available Content

    A list of databases and tools that are available to the public, as well as through licensed subscriptions. These resources can help you research impacts of the pandemic on industries, consumers and the Canadian economy.

  • Legal Resources

    A variety of legal resources including news, legal updates and Q&As related to COVID-19.

  • Free Educational Opportunities & Professional Development Opportunities

    Free webinars and online courses that business schools have made available in response to the pandemic.

We hope this resource guide is useful to the BC small business community. We invite your comments below to share any questions, feedback or resources with us.

SBA Program News

With the help of local BC business librarians, we have created a new page in our Business Basics section titled COVID-19 & Business Research to help you find credible business information during these uncertain and rapidly changing times. We have listed freely available public resources, as well as databases that may be licensed through local libraries, including here at UBC Library. You will find curated content on the following categories:

  • Key Business Research Starting Places

    Features go-to resources and services that aggregate information about COVID-19 and business.

  • Funding Resources

    An accessible list of various financial resources that have been made available for business during this crisis.

  • Industry Databases with Licensed & Freely Available Content

    A list of databases and tools that are available to the public, as well as through licensed subscriptions. These resources can help you research impacts of the pandemic on industries, consumers and the Canadian economy.

  • Legal Resources

    A variety of legal resources including news, legal updates and Q&As related to COVID-19.

  • Free Educational Opportunities & Professional Development Opportunities

    Free webinars and online courses that business schools have made available in response to the pandemic.

We hope this resource guide is useful to the BC small business community. We invite your comments below to share any questions, feedback or resources with us.

SBA Program News

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