Canadian Young Adult book display

Are you looking for a fun post-exam activity? Consider reading one of Education Library’s many Canadian Young Adult novels. To help you select a book to read, David Lam Library has put on a display of book covers of select Canadian Young Adult books which are all available at the Education Library. We encourage you to […]

Harry Potter exhibit survey

From October 6 to December 11, 2015 UBC’s Rare Books and Special Collections curated the Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit at 3 Library branches including David Lam Library, Koerner Library, and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.  The exhibition featured first editions, and stories and memorabilia from the Vancouver business community exploring the impact and legacy of the […]

Celebrate Learning Week

We invite you to sign up for Celebrate Learning Week, a weeklong showcase celebrating teaching and learning opportunities available to students, faculty, and staff. Join us from May 2–7, 2016 as we honour and promote learning and development opportunities through open lectures, information sessions, student advising activities, poster sessions, and workshops. A selection of events include: Brilliant: […]

UBC Community Leadership Program: Spotlight on Sunny Zhang

Sunny Zhang, the Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre Co-ordinator participated in UBC Community Leadership Program (CLP) this year.  CLP is UBC’s leadership development opportunity for aspiring staff leaders. By participating in CLP, UBC employees have the opportunity to explore leadership concepts by leading a group of UBC undergraduate students through a three-day community-service learning project […]

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Inventions by women

In celebration of Women’s History Month let’s take a look at some of the great inventions made by women. Here are a few top inventions by women: 1) The computer algorithm (Ada Lovelace AKA “the first computer programmer”) 2) Computer software (Dr Grace Murray Hopper) 3) Wireless transmissions technology (Hedy Lamarr) 4) The car heater (Margaret […]

International Women’s Day book display

International Women’s Day book display

March 8th is globally recognized as International Women’s Day.  In honor of this day, David Lam Library has put on a display of books by female authors aimed at celebrating and helping women succeed in business. We encourage you to come to the library and browse through our exciting book collection! Here are a few titles […]

Open Education Week

UBC celebrates Open Education Week from March 7-11 and the Library has partnered with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) to offer a number of workshops in-person or online via Google Hangout. Please click on a workshop below to learn more and to pre-register. A Friendly Introduction to Working Collaboratively and Openly with […]

Open for submissions: 2016 Equity Enhancement Fund

If you have a great idea to help make UBC a better campus but lack funding, the UBC Equity Enhancement Fund can assist. This Fund supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding at UBC. The 2016 call for proposals is open and applications are due by April 1. Proposals should demonstrate benefits to […]

Diversity book display

February is a month to celebrate our diversity. In addition to being designated as Black History Month, there have been many other diversity events happening on campus such as OUTweek throughout this month. We encourage you to take a look at other Diversity and Intercultural Events at UBC. In celebration of diversity month, David Lam Library has put […]

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