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Discorder Retrospective: Early 2010’s Indie Music

Discorder Retrospective: Early 2010’s CiTR-FM’s Discorder Magazine has been published every month since February 1983, and UBC’s Open Collections offers complete online access to every single edition. This collection is an amazing time capsule into Vancouver’s indie music scene in any decade. This week’s blog post is for the 2010’s indie music fans. If you […]

Kids Discover Asia at Asian Library on Feb 18 – Kids Take Over UBC

We at Asian Library are excited to welcome you and your family to campus on Sunday, February 18, from 10 am to 4 pm! Hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning, Kids Take Over UBC brings together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Museums, arts and cultural amenities, […]

Winter weather closure

The RBSC reading room is closed Wednesday, January 17, due to winter weather conditions.

WE ARE HUMAN!: Documentary Film Screening + Panel Discussion at UBC Asian Library

Event Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2024 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST) Location: Hybrid (Asian Centre Auditorium: 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, and Online) Registration Link:  We honour, celebrate and thank the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Syilx Okanagan peoples on whose territories the main campuses of the University of British Columbia have […]

Newspaper Articles on Early Paleontological Findings in Western Canada

UBC’s Open Collections contains hundreds of thousands of materials covering a vast number of topics, making it an amazing resource for anyone with historical research interests. Personally, I find great joy in interest driven research, and one collection in particular that often returns excellent materials is the BC Historical Newspaper Collection. This week I was […]

New books at the Asian Library (December 2023)

South Asian

PK2659 A276 K856 2023
ਕੁਇਨਜ਼ ਲੈਂਡ: ਕਹਾਣੀ ਸੰਗ੍ਰਹਿ / ਆਗ਼ਾਜ਼ਬੀਰ / ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ : ਚੇਤਨਾ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ਨ
PK2659 D4465 B344 2023
ਬਾਗ਼ੀ ਹੋਈ ਪੌਣ / ਮਹਿੰਦਰਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ / ਬਰਗਾੜੀ, ਪੰਜਾਬ : ਪੀਪਲਜ਼ ਫ਼ੋਰਮ
PK2659 D46576 H38 2023
ਹੌਲ : ਨਾ…

Bookselling Industry Overview

Bookselling Industry Overview
Thu, 01/04/2024 – 08:30

Lowry Manuscripts (Re)Launch

Guest blogger Malcolm Fish talks about his work restructuring and updating the inventory for the newly relaunched Malcolm Lowry Manuscripts Collection.

Collection Spotlight: Wordless Picture Books / Stories Without Words

The latest Collection Spotlight display is up and the theme is Wordless Picture Books or Stories Without Words. In a realm where words take a backseat, wordless picture books emerge as silent storytellers, offering a unique and enriching experience. Here’s a quick dive into the benefits: Unleashing Creativity: By ditching words, these books invite readers […]