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.

Graduate Open Scholar Award

Want a chance to win $500 and share your research with the world? Contribute your graduate non-thesis coursework to the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award Collection in cIRcle, UBC’s digital repository, for the chance to win one of two $500 awards. Your work will also be featured in popular UBC Library publications, social media channels, […]

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