Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. The theme for this year’s Asian Heritage Month is, “Continuing a legacy of greatness”. This month is a reminder for all Canadians to come together to combat anti-Asian racism and discrimination in all its forms. UBC is hosting several events in honor of Asian Heritage Month. Some of them include: […]

Black History Month

February is Black History Month. While we should celebrate Black history and excellence every day, this is an opportunity for a focused, intentional and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement. There are a lot of events at UBC this month celebrating Black History Month. Learn about Black Lives Matter in Italy and […]

Small Business Month

In honor of Small Business Month, several branches across UBC Library will be having curated displays related to small business, from October 21 to Nov 12.  Irving K. Barber Learning Centre has a display on Aboriginal entrepreneurship. You are invited to visit their book display over the next few weeks. Be sure to also check […]

12th annual Celebrate Learning Week, May 17 to 23

Join us at the 12th annual Celebrate Learning Week, from May 17 to 23, to celebrate teaching and learning. This year’s showcase will feature a week of exciting events, including workshops, poster sessions, special guest speakers, and more. Schedule of events: May 17:  Teaching and Learning Innovation Panel: May 17, 2021 | 10:00 – 11:00 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Friends from another Species: the Business of Pets: January 13- February 14, 2020

The David Lam Library is pleased to take part in the multi-branch exhibit Scholarly Purr-suits: Cats and Dogs in the Library. Our branch exhibit highlights the ways that cats, dogs, and other pets or animals intersect with business. Some books and studies acknowledge that our relationships with our pets can contribute positively to personal health […]

Meet Canadian shoe designer John Fluevog on January 8th

As part of UBC Library’s exhibition “50 Years of Sole: A History of Fluevog: Honouring a Vancouver Icon,” presented by The David Lam Management Research Library and Canaccord Learning Commons, Rare Books and Special Collections, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC Library, we are delighted to invite you to meet John Fluevog […]

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