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Robert Janke appointed Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus

Robert Janke begins his five-year term as Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus on April 1, 2024.

Ethnologue Database Not Working

Ethnologue: Languages of the World database is current not working and a “HTTP ERROR 503 Cannot contact upstream server” error is appearing.
We are working to solve the issue.

New Books at the Law Library – 24/03/26

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD62.6 .M358 2023 Keith Seel & Wenjue Knutsen, eds., Management of Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations in Canada, 5th ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2023). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): HG1641 .H26 2022 Lee M…

Law Library Easter Holiday Hours 2024

March 29Closed March 3010 am – 6 pmMarch 3110 am – 6 pmApril 1Closed

Regular hours resume April 2.

New Books at the Law Library – 24/03/19

LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6535.C32 N647 2023
J. Michael MacDonald, Leanne J. Fitch & Kim Stanton, Turning the Tide Together: The Final Report of the Mass Casualty Commission (Halifax: Joint Federal/Provincial Commission into the April 2020 Nova Scoti…

How a Composer was Reunited with a Long-lost Score

It’s not every day that you hear of a librarian reuniting a composer with their long-lost work. Incredibly, this is exactly what happened when a paper score that needed some TLC was brought to UBC Music Librarian Kevin Madill late last year. I spoke with Kevin, who is the Music Librarian at UBC’s Music, Art […]

IEEE site maintence outage on Saturday, March 16th

On Saturday, 16 March, IEEE Xplore will undergo scheduled maintenance from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET (1:00 – 6:00 PM UTC). Due to the nature of the upgrade, the platform will be unavailable for the entire duration of this timeframe. We apologize…

Collection Spotlight: Le mois de la francophonie: mars 2024

The term “Mois de la Francophonie” translates roughly to “French-speaking/Francophone Month” in English. It was established to promote the French language and cultural diversity among Francophone communities globally. The celebration typically takes place in March each year and involves various events, including cultural festivals, language workshops, and educational activities, aimed at fostering dialogue and understanding […]

Lost access to Diao Long Database of Chinese and Japanese Ancient Books

We have lost access to the Diao Long Database of Chinese and Japanese Ancient Books https://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?details=diao-long-database-of-chinese-and-japanese-ancient-books—&id=2670
We are working with the provider to get th…