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Superstition and Witchcraft

Content Warning: Some content within this blog refers to violence against women within the context of witch hunts. Please take care when reading this blog as well as if you search within Open Collections for content related to the topic of witchcraft and superstition as it may contain upsetting, discriminatory sentiments. Do you consider yourself […]

Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Error – Blank Screen

Access to CSA Standards are currently producing a blank screen—complete-csa-collection&id=2689
We are working with CSA to get this issue solved.

Get Cozy (and Business-Savvy)

Get Cozy (and Business-Savvy)
Tue, 10/17/2023 – 09:40

A View of TRIUMF from the UBC Archives Photograph Collection

Canada’s National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics, otherwise known as TRIUMF, is a research facility on the UBC Vancouver campus. Tucked beside Pacific Spirit Regional Park on the south side of campus, the facility officially opened in 1976. The consortium was founded in 1968 as a collaboration between Simon Fraser University, University of British […]

Library Service Bulletins

Due to winter weather conditions, some UBC Vancouver library locations have adjusted hours. Visit the library hours portal for more information. | Most mechanical issues with Automated Storage Retrieval System (ASRS) have been resolved, please submit your request. We continue to experience delays in service repairs due to contractor availability and so some materials may be temporarily inaccessible. The library will obtain any inaccessible ASRS material via interlibrary loan wherever possible. Please contact the library at with any questions.

Langmann Collection selections

Enjoy a collaborative exhibition of photographs from the Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs at various UBC Library branches this fall!

New books at the Asian Library (September 2023)


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伊勢神宮 : 東アジアのアマテラス / 千田稔 /東京都文京区 : 吉川弘文館
BQ680.S73 F85 2023
近代日本の国家と浄土真宗 : 戦争・ナショナリズム・ジェンダー / 福島栄寿著 /京都市 : 法藏館
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現代韓国における歴史教育の立論と構想 / 梁豪煥著 ; 福田喜彦, 井上奈穂, 金聖[gen]訳 /東京 : 風間書房
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Paul Spong’s Auditory Whale Research

  One thing about UBC’s Open Collections, is that if you browse long enough you’re bound to find something fascinating that you didn’t know you were looking for. While gathering content for the Digitization Center’s twitter account I came across an image from 1969 of a man leaning down towards a pool, he was playing […]