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Science Literacy Week 2022

This year, Science Literacy Week takes place from September 19 to 25. This is a Canada-wide celebration of science with each year having a different theme. This year’s theme is Mathematics. If you want to learn more about events happening across Canada (in-person and online), be sure to check this event listing. Events are organized […]

Science Literacy Week

This year, Science Literacy Week (September 20-26, 2021) has partnered with Environment and Climate Change Canada to explore climate: how climates have evolved over time, how those changes have impacted our lives, and how our climates might change in the future. UBC Library is pleased to present a special edition of our UBC Librarians Recommend […]

Klondike Gold Rush donation

UBC alumnus and Canadian telecommunications icon, Philip B. Lind, CM, has donated the Phil Lind Klondike Gold Rush Collection to UBC Library. This is an unparalleled rare book and archival collection, dating from the Klondike Gold Rush (1894–1904). This collection is a cultural property of outstanding significance and consists of books, maps, letters and photos […]

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 […]

Small Business Week

It’s that wonderful time of year again! Kick off small business week with one of these great reads books: <a href=”http://www.librarything.com/profile/Aleha”>My Library</a> at <a href=”http://www.librarything.com”>LibraryThing</a> Burn the Business Plan: What Great Entrepreneurs Really Do by  Carl J Schramm​Did you know that the average entrepreneur starts their company at age thirty-nine? This myth-busting guide to starting […]

Dr. Mattessich, Professor Emeritus (Accounting)

Richard (Ricco) Mattessich, Professor Emeritus (Accounting), Accounting and Information Systems Division at UBC Sauder passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2019. He recently celebrated his 97th birthday. Over a career extending back to the early 1940s, Richard Mattessich authored over 25 books and more than 180 papers published in books, anthologies and journals (close to […]

Top 10 circulating books in 2018 & 2017

Are you curious which library books are most popular among your peers? We have compiled a list of David Lam Library’s top 10 circulating books (excluding reserve books). For 2018, this list included: -Thinking fast and slow -Designing your life : how to build a well lived joyful life -Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, […]

Sauder Faculty publications

Are you curious what our Sauder Faculty has been publishing about. There are a few ways to find this information. If you are curious about a particular researcher or department, take a look at the Sauder publications website at http://facultypubs.library.ubc.ca/index.php?hidden_bid=2&year=1&author=1&auth=0&division=1&div=0&department=0&unit=0&search=1&labels=1&newpage=1&display_images=1 This site is updated regularly with new publications constantly being added. In addition to this […]

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