UBC Education Library will be closing at 5 pm on Thursday, April 18.  Please also note our Holiday Hours for April.











As we continue our year of assessment at the Education Library and, after six months of tracking patron use patterns, we have been able to expand the library’s opening hours on weekends. In response to user needs for space and borrowing services, we are now open until 6:00pm, Friday through Sunday.

Where: Scarfe 155 – Education Library
When: January 24, 12:00-2:00 Drop-in

Join us in Scarfe 155 for some calming and creative activities! Unwind with some colouring, try your hand at blackout poetry, craft your own puppet, or take a picture in our green screen photo booth.

photo(27)Visit us on social media and keep up with all the latest information on workshops, education related news, articles and books!

Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/ubceducationlibrary

Our Twitter page is: https://twitter.com/UBCEdLib

See you there!

Connect-Logo-300x66Please be advised that Connect will be unavailable on Saturday, September 28th from 07:00-12:00 PT due to system upgrades.  For further information and updates, please see UBC IT bulletins at http://bulletins.it.ubc.ca/.

If you have any questions about the outage, please contact UBC IT at 604.827.4357 (7-HELP), or via the UBC IT Contact Form:


using_computerThe Faculty of Education and UBC Library have teamed up to introduce UBC’s first LOOC – or local open online course.

The offering, part of UBC’s Master of Educational Technology program, is meant to help UBC students, staff and faculty hone their digital literacy skills. The course, called M101, features topics including Mining (research), Meshing (idea creation) and Mobilizing (generating value from information and knowledge).

The LOOC is open to all members of the UBC community who have a campus-wide login. M101 is self-paced, and users can build their skills in any area, in any order that they wish. As the name suggests, a LOOC is a localized form of a MOOC – or massive open online course. MOOCs have been a big topic in online education recently and UBC’s first MOOC – which launched in January 2013 with Stanford University – attracted more than 130,000 registrants.

The LOOC project received a grant from UBC’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund in spring 2013. Work began in April, and the LOOC was opened to co-authors of content, including UBC librarians, in July. The first set of students from the MET program will be able to contribute as of September.

For more, visit UBC Library’s site.

The Education Library has received a donation from the Montessori Society of Canada and the Montessori Training Centre of B.C. of books by and about Dr. Maria Montessori. 

Titles by Dr. Maria Montessori include:

The Absorbent Mind, Education and Peace, The Formation of Man, The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education, Maria Montessori: Her Life & Work, The Secret of Childhood, The Advanced Montessori Method v. II, The Child in the Family, What You Should Know About Your Child, and The 1946 London Lectures.

Titles about Dr. Maria Montessori include:

A Parent’s Guide to the Montessori Classroom, Montessori From the Start, Montessori Learning in the 21st Century, Montessori Madness!, Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, and Understanding the Human Being: The Importance of the First Three Years of Life. 

The titles are currently being processed and will be available soon!

Check out UBC Library’s Graduate Student Research Guide for everything you’ve ever wanted to know about UBC Library! 

Be sure to check out the Education Library’s website for additional information (click on the Grad Student tab). 

Have a question? Email us at: edlib@ubc.ca

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