Canaccord Learning Commons. Photo: Martin Dee

The latest on UBC Library appears in the Spring 2012 issue of the CPSLD Newsletter, published on behalf of the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia.

Scroll to page 27 for the UBC entry – which includes a tribute to Irving K. Barber, an update on the Library’s new Community Report, notable film donations and more.

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Photo credit: © Lara Swimmer Photography

A project to digitize archival records from the Lake Country Museum and Archives is featured in the community press. For more, please visit “Lake Country Museum digitizes its archival records” in the Lake Country Calendar.

This project received a grant from the B.C. History Digitization Program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Photo: Martin Dee

An update on UBC Library appears in the fall 2011 issue of the CPSLD Newsletter, published on behalf of the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia.

Check out the update on pages 21-23 for the latest on the B.C. Historical Newspapers Project, the B.C. History Digitization Program, UBC’s fundraising and alumni engagement campaign and the Library’s role, UBC’s University Librarian and her presidency of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, and more.

 

UBC Library’s British Columbia Historical Newspapers Project, which features digitized versions of 24 newspapers from around the province, has received some great media coverage.

Articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Nelson Star, Metro Vancouver (see page 28) and Moncton’s Times & Transcript. A mention of the project is featured in this CBC News article

CBC Radio also interviewed Allan Bell, Director of Library Digital Initiatives, for two programs – Radio West and On the Coast.

You can find out more about the B.C. Historical Newspapers Project in the press release.

A selection of comments from social media regarding the project are available in Storify.

 

The Prince George Newspapers Digitization Project, a work in progress, is featured in the Prince George Citizen.

This project has been funded partly by the B.C. History Digitization Program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

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