UBC Library’s Fall Update in the BCLA Browser highlights recipients of the Aboriginal Audio Digitization and Preservation Project as well as recently acquired collections and the upcoming Woodward Library 50th anniversary events.

It also highlights the Work with Us portal, which profiles Library staff.

 

 

Videomatica

UBC Library’s Spring Update in the BCLA Browser features updates on the launch of the much-loved Videomatica film collection; the donation of the exceptional Uno Langmann Family Collection of B.C. Photographs;  the latest winner of the Innovative Dissemination of Research Award; and more.

The BCLA Browser is the online, open access publication of the British Columbia Library Association.

Detail from Compendium Theologicae Veritatis. Photo: Martin Dee.

Detail from Compendium Theologicae Veritatis. Photo: Martin Dee.

UBC Library’s Fall Update in the BCLA Browser features a number of highlights, including the conclusion of University Librarian Ingrid Parent’s IFLA presidency; the recent acquisition of the Library’s oldest book; the launch of UBC’s first local open online course (LOOC); and more. 

The BCLA Browser is the online, open access publication of the British Columbia Library Association. 

 

Tributes to Irving K. Barber and Basil Stuart-Stubbs, an overview of UBC Library’s surge in the latest Association of Research Libraries rankings, Twitter and cIRcle success, and more appear in the latest edition of the BCLA Browser, the online, open access publication of the British Columbia Library Association. The article, UBC Library – Fall Update, highlights recent activity:

  • @UBCLibrary was recently ranked as one of top three influential Twitter accounts in North America, according to a study performed by librarian Willie Miller of Indiana University.
  • an updated copyright website has been launched by UBC in response to the changing copyright environment in Canada, and includes copyright resources for UBC faculty and staff
  • UBC Library jumped in the annual rankings of academic institutions, according to the latest results from the U.S.-based Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

A second article in the BCLA Browser, by Administrative Librarian Emeritus Margaret Friesen, examines the question, “What is an assessment librarian?”

Canaccord Learning Commons (Photo by Martin Dee)

UBC Library’s 2012 Spring Update appears in the new issue of the BCLA Browser (Volume 4, no.2), the newsletter of the British Columbia Library Association.

Have a read and find out about:

  • the donation of a film collection on the B.C. environment to UBC Library;
  • the latest winners of the Innovative Dissemination of Research Award;
  • the Retell, Rethink, Recover exhibition, which commemorates the March 2010 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan;
  • the upcoming Indigenous Knowledges meeting at UBC;
  • a new grant for the development of the Koerner Library Research Commons;
  • and the upcoming WCILCOS International Conference, presented by UBC Library in co-operation with the Ohio University Libraries.

Koerner Library

UBC Library’s Autumn Update appears in the new issue of the BCLA Browser, the newsletter of the British Columbia Library Association.

Have a read to find out about the new UBC fundraising and alumni engagement campaign; copyright and UBC; the Smart Business, Small Business events; a Chinese Canadian Stories preview: the Open UBC series, held in conjunction with International Open Access Week; and an ARL Leadership Institute.

* This article originally appeared in the BCLA Browser, Vol. 3, No. 4.

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