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Revisiting the Y2K bug through open collections

Remember the year 2000? As the clock ticked closer to midnight on December 31st, 1999, the world was preparing for the potential chaos of the infamous Y2K bug. In this week’s blog post, we’ll take a trip down memory lane and revisit some materials in our open collections that are related to the Y2K crisis! […]

Meet Rochelle Mazar, Assistant Director, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC Library

Rochelle Mazar, Assistant Director, IKBLC, shares her experience in leading multiple teams and collaborating with library faculty and staff, UBC partners, and community members on a wide range of projects and initiatives at UBC Library.

2024 Employee Recognition Award winners announced

UBC Library is pleased to announce the 2024 recipients of UBC Library Awards. Each year, the Library Awards Program shines a light on faculty and staff who have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, leadership, excellence and a dedication to customer service through their work.

Meet Kyla Terenzek, recipient of the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research

Kyla Terenzek, 4th year Faculty of Arts student, shares her story about winning the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research: “This reaffirms the immense value in connecting with UBC Library and its incredible resources and staff, faculty and mentors at UBC.”

New Books at the Law Library – 24/06/18

LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K3230.R45 G66 2021
G.S. Goodwin-Gill & J. McAdam, The Refugee in International Law, 4th ed (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Organic Farming Industry Overview

Organic Farming Industry Overview
KylaM
Fri, 06/14/2024 – 11:02

New Canadian Open Access Legal Citation Guide

There’s a new Canadian legal citation guide, and it’s open access! Launched in June 2024, the COAL-RJAL Guide is for everyone who cites legal materials and it incorporates feedback contributed by reviewers from Canadian courts, law firms, law jour…

Meet Norman L. Kwong (林佐民): A Remarkable Chinese Canadian Icon

Norman L. Kwong’s path to becoming a significant figure in Canadian sports and society as a Chinese Canadian speaks volumes about resilience and breaking barriers. In this week’s blog post, we will explore his remarkable life, including the challenges he faced and the success he achieved. Early Life and Challenges Norman Kwong (far right, front […]

Resources for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Resources for Indigenous Entrepreneurs
KylaM
Thu, 06/06/2024 – 11:10

Meet CJ McGillivray, recipient of the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research

CJ McGillivray, 3rd year Faculty of Arts student, shares her story about winning the UBC Undergraduate Prize in Library Research: “The prize allows me to worry less about the financial stresses of being a student and focus more on what I love.”