January 30th, 2017 by Jasmine Devonshire | Comments Off on Rare Books and Special Collections: An English Student’s Heaven
This is somewhat of an English student’s heaven, but worth the visit for anyone with an appreciation for literature and history.
January 6th, 2017 by Jasmine Devonshire | Comments Off on Appreciation for Digitized Bookplates from Digital Initiatives and Rare Books and Special Collections
Recently, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library added bookplates from its Rare Books and Special Collections to their ongoing Flickr Commons album. These examples are part of the Thomas Murray Collection. The Canadian book collector Murray’s focus bent towards his home country — its artists and its book owners — and UBC lists, where possible, biographical details of both parties.
December 9th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on $40 Million Investment for UBCO Library Expansion
Accelerate Okanagan's reports on the $40.65-million investment at UBC Okanagan that will create jobs, support research and foster innovation.
December 8th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on Yamaha Piano from Tom Lee Music Enriches UBC Library
A donation of an electronic silent piano from Tom Lee Music has greatly benefitted students at the Music, Art and Architecture Library. This article is a translation of the original Ming Pao Canada article
December 7th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on UBC Okanagan receives $40M for Teaching and Learning Centre, Infrastructure upgrades
The Academica Group reports on UBC's upcoming Okanagan campus expansion, thanks to a joint federal-provincial and university investment.
December 6th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on New $35 million library expansion at UBC Okanagan
Okanagan Life reports that work has begun on a new $35-million Teaching and Learning Centre at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
December 6th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on $40 million expansion at UBCO
Thanks in part to a $10 million investment from students themselves, University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus will soon have a massive upgrade to its Teaching and Learning Centre, reports Kelowna Now.
December 6th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on Multi-million dollar learning centre to be built at UBC-Okanagan
Global News explores the $40.6 million funding announcement to build a teaching and learning centre adjacent to the UBC Okanagan library.
December 5th, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on UBC Okanagan focus of $40 million investment for library expansion and infrastructure upgrades
A joint federal-provincial and university investment was announced on December 5, 2016 at UBC’s Okanagan campus to establish a new Teaching and Learning Centre and fund various sustainability and infrastructure upgrades.
December 1st, 2016 by Clare Yow | Comments Off on 100 years of Prince George Citizen now in digital form at library
A century's worth of the Prince George Citizen was digitized thanks to support from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.