- UBC Library receives gift from Grad Class Council to develop multimedia studio
April 15, 2013 - UBC Library has been gifted $5,000 from the UBC Grad Class Council t...
- In Memoriam – Katherine (Kay) Chapman (1917-2012)
October 15, 2012 - Dr. Lloyd and Mrs. Kay Chapman shared a desire to give to others. As...
- Videomatica film collection finds new home at UBC
July 4, 2012 - After nearly 30 years in business, Vancouver's beloved video rental ...
- Remembering Dr. Irving K. Barber
April 16, 2012 - Dr. Irving K. Barber, the principal donor for the Irving K. Barber Lea...
- UBC Library helps furnish schools, non-profit organizations
June 30, 2011 - A piece of UBC Library now resides in the tiny Dora Drinkwater Communi...
A piece of UBC Library now resides in the tiny Dora Drinkwater Community Library on Denman Island, B.C. One of the massive card catalogues is being used to keep track of the 5,000-book collection donated by Denman residents. Jean Cockburn moved to Denman after her retirement as a librarian at Douglas College. She took on [...]
A Historian Who Looked Forward Dr. William C. Gibson, one of the Library’s strongest and mostenduring supporters, passed away last year at the age of 95. His UBC legacy endures in the generations of medical students he taught, inthe vast body of his scholarly work, in his books of wry wisdom, andmost visibly in Woodward [...]
As a boy, Tom Brittnacher was obsessed by transportation and maps – interests that ended up playing a pivotal role in his career choice. Brittnacher , UBC Library’s first Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Librarian, arrived last year to develop a new service to support research on campus with spatial analysis.In June, an opening reception was [...]
A handsome collection of First Nations portraits that was recently donated to UBC Library by B.C. artist Patricia Richardson Logie is being unveiled in a permanent online exhibition in 2011. In November 2009, UBC Library held a standing-room only event at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre to celebrate the donation and honour Richardson Logie [...]
Ingrid Parent became the new UBC Library University Librarian July 1, 2009. Learn more about her by reading her profile in UBC Reports, or explore her vision for the Library in her messages in the Library’s Strategic Plan.
A bilingual website featuring the legacies of Chinese Canadians who helped shape this country will soon be a reality thanks to an ambitious project led by the University of British Columbia and a $900,000 grant from Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Community Historical Recognition Program (CHRP). Learn more about this fascinating project in the media coverage, [...]