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Resources reflecting the growth of green industries

Last week, we shared some book recommendations related to climate change, as part of celebrating Science Literacy Week.  I wanted to add some resources that reflect the growth of green industries, both from UBC library databased as well as Open Access Resources. UBC Library Databases: BCC Research Green Industries – many reports on hydrogen, fuel […]

UBC Libraries reopen September 7, 2021

All UBC Library branches on the UBC Vancouver campus will reopen September 7, 2021. This includes Sauder’s David Lam Library. The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre remains open throughout August to students, faculty, staff and community members. For the most up to date information of hours for different branches, please check out Hours and Locations […]

Library’s new Online Fines Payment System

UBC Library has a new Online Fines Payment System (paynow.library.ubc.ca), launched on Monday, July 26, 2021, which simplifies the process of fine payments for library users. All UBC Library cardholders can now log into the new system using their Campus-Wide Login (CWL) or their UBCcard Library Barcode and PIN. Inactive library users will also be […]

Introducing OpenAthens, UBC Library’s new secure way to access online resources using CWL

Following a year of hard work, UBC Library has announced the launch of OpenAthens on June 2, 2021.  OpenAthens is a secure login service for digital, licensed resources (books, journals, media, data). Library users now have the option of securely logging in from anywhere using OpenAthens via the library web site and library-managed URLs or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fluevog Shoes Exhibition

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 are pleased to present “50 Years of Sole: A History of Fluevog: Honouring a Vancouver Icon,” which is on display in David Lam Library from November 20 to December 24, […]

UBC Library’s Chung Collection is added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register

BC Library’s Chung Collection has been added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register in recognition of its historical value. Showcasing the most significant documents of our heritage, UNESCO’s Memory of the World program is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the […]

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