March 9th, 2017 by michelle blackwell | Comments Off on Reimagining Libraries in Vancouver
Vancouver Trending: Books, seeds, tools, even humans are able to be borrowed from a variety of libraries in the Lower Mainland
March 9th, 2017 by michelle blackwell | Comments Off on Arthur J. Ray wins 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize
University of British Columbia professor emeritus Arthur J. Ray is the winner of this year’s Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History.
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