Thrive week events

It is that time of year again. Thrive is happening next week! Thrive is a mindset and a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for everyone at UBC. As a testament to collaboration and the significance of the initiative, a host of campus and community partners are coming together for the […]

Harry Potter Colloquium

As part of the Harry Potter and the rain city exhibition the David Lam Library and Canaccord Learning Commons is hosting a colloquium, moderated by Darren Dahl, in which five speakers discuss the impact and influence of the Harry Potter series on the city and people of Vancouver, as well as literacy, literature, and fan engagement.  Colloquium: Harry Potter, […]

Harry Potter research guide

Harry Potter research guide

After checking out our Harry Potter display, do you find yourself wondering what other materials UBC Library has about Harry Potter? David Lam Library has created a Harry Potter research guide that provides links to library events in addition to pointing you to our collection of books, ebooks, articles, and theses about Harry Potter. Check […]

‘Magic’ book display at David Lam Library

‘Magic’ book display at David Lam Library

As part of the Harry Potter exhibit, the Canaccord Learning Commons staff asked Sauder students to identify major themes from Harry Potter books. The David Lam Library will create displays over the coming weeks based on the themes identified. The first theme for the display is MAGIC. Here are a few titles from the ‘MAGIC’ display: […]

Small Business book display

Small Business book display

In order to celebrate Small Business Week (October 19-23, 2015), the David Lam Library is putting on a display of Small Business books, in collaboration with the Small Business Accelerator. Come check out our display, and be sure to look at the Small Business Accelerator website at www.sba-bc.ca. Use the free tools on the Small Business […]

Hallowe’en at Hogwarts West on October 30th

UBC Library is hosting a Harry Potter themed Hallowe’en party on October 30th in the Dodson Room of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Dress up as your favorite Potter character. There will be a costume contest, games, crafts and light refreshments. The party is free, but tickets are required. Beginning on October 15th you […]

What is Rare Books and Special Collections?

Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) at the University of British Columbia Library occupies the central role in developing and hosting the Harry Potter and the rain city exhibit. Katherine Kalsbeek is Acting Head of Rare Books and Special Collections, and she acquired the first edition Harry Potter titles that you see in the exhibit.  […]

Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit in Lam library

Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit in Lam library Come check out the Harry Potter exhibit at UBC Library, curated by Rare Books and Special Collections!  Learn about the impact of the series, visit the exhibition, attend the colloquium, or have some fun at our Hallowe’en party! http://ow.ly/T2Xe8 Why is there a Harry Potter […]

Small Business Month 2015

Did you know that October is Small Business Month? In order to support local small businesses, the Small Business Accelerator is launching its Celebrating YOU! Campaign to feature small business owners on its blog. David Lam library has many resources for small businesses.  Here is a list of our Top 10 books for Small Business. Title […]

Learn about business opportunities in Northern BC

Are you interested in learning about business opportunities in Northern BC? The Small Business Accelerator has released a blog post about major projects in northern British Columbia.  The David Lam library has also recently purchased the book British Columbia’s New North : how to build your business, respect communities–and prosper by Ramona Materi.

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