Black History Month

February is #BlackHistoryMonth, an opportunity for a focused, intentional, and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement. To learn about the many contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC, take a look at UBC’s featured events page at For more information about local community […]

Love Data Week Feb 1-12

We invite you to join us for an international celebration of data during Love Data Week.  UBC Library joins the celebration of #LoveDataWeek along with many other universities across Canada and throughout the world. Join us for a new annual tradition dedicated to spreading the awareness and importance of research data through a series of workshops […]

What are they saying 101

“Librarians are the kindest and most helpful people on the planet” -FT MBA student, February 2020

What are they saying 100

“Thank you so much! Your explanation is very clear and your answers are perfect to me! ” -WRDS 150B student, January 2020  

Digital Declutter December!

With most UBC faculty and staff having moved to remote working and teaching in 2020, the volume of files being created, copied and updated, and email moving back-and-forth has increased exponentially. While we may be aware that our digital files and emails desperately need to be sorted through and cleaned up, perhaps the thought of […]

Thrive: November 2020

Thrive is a time where we come together as a UBC community to learn about, talk about, and explore ways to support mental health.  Promoting mental health literacy, reducing stigma, reflecting on diverse perspectives and experiences, creating a supportive campus culture, and ensuring that faculty, staff and students have the resources to help them understand […]

Open Access week

October 19 to 25, 2020 is Open Access week at UBC. Join UBC Vancouver Library, UBC Okanagan Library, the Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (Vancouver), and the Centre for Teaching and Learning (Okanagan) for a week of sessions on various topics related to open access to research and education. Learn about topics such as […]

What are they saying 99

“Thank you for the wonderful Zoom session! It was very informative and extremely helpful in terms of elevating my research skills. ” -MBA student, September 2020

Common Back-To-School IT Questions

As the school year is starting, it is not uncommon for students to experience some back-to-school IT challenges. The following blog lists the most common student IT questions. Topics covered include: – I can’t see my course in Canvas – I’m getting an error when logging in to my Student Email account – I’m getting […]

Materials Pick-up Service launched

On July 6, 2020, UBC Library launched an on-campus materials pick-up service to enable library users to access items in the collection that are not available in electronic formats. This materials pickup service is available for current UBC students, faculty and staff only during the physical closure of UBC Library branches.  Users can request a […]

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