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UBC Library awarded Toshiba International Foundation grant

UBC Library has been named as the successful recipient of a Toshiba International Foundation grant to support the conservation and digitization of select Premodern Japanese materials in UBC Asian Library’s collections.

Mining in British Columbia

In this week’s blog post, we’ll take a brief look at the history of coal mining in British Columbia and its impact on the region’s industrial landscape. All the materials featured in this post can be found in our open collections. Please feel free to click the captions underneath the photos attached to this blog […]

Meet Diana Andrews, recipient of the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research

Diana Andrews, 3rd year Faculty of Arts student, shares her story about winning the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research: “Scholarships like this one, which recognize that research is something undergraduates can perform, are incredibly validating.”

New Books at the Law Library – 24/05/21

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE250 .M328 2024 Moira McCarney, Ruth Kuras, Annette Demers & Shelley Kierstead, The Comprehensive Guide to Legal Research, Writing & Analysis, 4th ed. (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Limited, 2024).

2024 UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research award ceremony

On May 15, winners of the 2024 UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research celebrated their awards with family, faculty, donors and other members of the UBC community.

What’s That Number? A Thirty-Minute Dive into Deciphering a Traditional Chinese Numeral System

Guest blogger Lily Liu talks about a mysterious numbering system she encountered while working on the Lock Tin Lee fonds.

Exploring Japanese Travel Narratives in Tokugawa Era

This week’s blog post explores the fascinating world of Japanese travel during the Tokugawa period (1603 – 1868), both within Japan and beyond its borders. All materials shown in this blog post are from our Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era Collection which is available through Open Collection. 1. Seiyū ryotan (西遊旅譚) [A Diary of […]

Chung | Lind Gallery now open!

The new gallery space on level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is free and open to the public.

New Books at the Law Library – 24/05/07

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE4270 .B87 2023
Donald F. Bur, Law of the Constitution: The Distribution of Powers, 2nd ed. (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2023).

LAW LIBRARY level 3: KTX3344 .I23 2020
Paulin Ibanda Kabaka, Mémento du droit minier de…