The Spring 2016 issue of UBC Library’s Friends newsletter includes updates on recent collection acquisitions, current exhibitions featuring book illustrations and BC historical photographs, and a look at our Open Collections portal.

The Friends newsletter keeps UBC Library’s broad community of supporters up to date on developments and is produced twice a year. Read past issues of Friends here.

 

 

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The latest issue of LibFOCUS, UBC Library’s e-Newsletter, features open access, digital scholarship and community partnerships. 

Paddle created by Keith Point,

Paddle created by Keith Point, of the Skowkale First Nation in Chilliwack, who also descends from the Musqueam First Nation.

The latest issue of LibFOCUS features Aboriginal (Un)History Month activities – this year’s theme, “Honouring Our Journeys,” celebrates journeys that have been emotional, spiritual and educational; personal, community and institutional; and historic, contemporary or moment-in-time. Highlights includes exhibits at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, book displays at Library branches, online resources and more.

Disaster Print, 1854, from the Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era Collection.

Disaster Print, 1854, from the Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era Collection.

 

The latest issue of LibFOCUS celebrates the Library’s connections to the community, including the launch of the annual Community Report and a listing of Asian Heritage Month activities. Highlights include Preservation Week’s personal histories, a new exhibition of illustrated historical menus, a screening of the documentary Passage of Dreams: the Chung Collection and more.

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