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Mental Health Legacies: The Riverview Hospital Suitcase Project

Mental Health Legacies: The Riverview Hospital Suitcase Project

The UBC School of Nursing Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry presents the Health History Lecture and display on Mental Health Legacies: The Riverview Hospital Suitcase Project. The project is created to honor the lgacies of two women whose lives were impacted by mental illness. It tells of their individual journeys and of the effects of […]

Extended Hours at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Extended Hours at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

As we head into final exams, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will stay open longer to accommodate students’ schedules.

2017 Cycle for Indigitization Grant Program open

2017 Cycle for Indigitization Grant Program open

Indigitization is pleased to announce the sixth call of applicants for the annual Indigitization Grant Program. The Indigitization Grant Program is a matching funds program supporting audio-cassette digitization in partnership with Indigenous and Aboriginal communities across British Columbia. The program seeks to facilitate communities and organizations in converting audio materials on cassette to uncompressed digital […]

BC History Digitization Program Now Accepting Submissions for Funding

BC History Digitization Program Now Accepting Submissions for Funding

The British Columbia History Digitization Program (BCHDP) promotes increased access to British Columbia’s historical resources by providing matching funds to undertake digitization projects that will result in free online access to unique historical material from around the province. The BCHDP demonstrates the Learning Centre’s dedication to sharing knowledge and supporting education by making local information […]

The Resonance Prism: Canadian Graphic Scores of the 21st Century

The Resonance Prism: Canadian Graphic Scores of the 21st Century

Canadian composer Howard Bashaw’s sound-art performance installation The Resonance Prism was premiered in 2014 in a concert event entitled Sound Space Architecture in the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability. Performers were required to both realize the specific material presented in the score and generate imaginative, inspired improvisations. The chosen venue […]

Salon Series 2016/17: Great Onnagata Roles in Kabuki Dance

Salon Series 2016/17: Great Onnagata Roles in Kabuki Dance

TomoeArts will be screening a series of full live video performances from their Shôchiku’s Kabuki Meisakusen Series at the I. K Barber Learning Centre. The performances feature several talented onnagata (female role) actors such as Nakamura Jakuemon IV (1920-2012) and Bandô Tamasaburô. All screenings will be held at the I. K Barber Learning Centre in […]

Staying Healthy for Heart and Stroke: What can Your Genes and Proteins Tell You?

Staying Healthy for Heart and Stroke: What can Your Genes and Proteins Tell You?

A Life Sciences Institute Public Talk Join us for a free discussion with a panel of experts who will explain what personalized medicine can tell you about your potential for heart health issues, and how doctors and researchers in British Columbia are collaborating to identify your risks, detect early warning signs and deliver individualized treatments. […]

2016 code4libBC Unconference

2016 code4libBC Unconference

Event Details What: It’s a 2 day unconference! A participant-driven meeting featuring lightning talks in the mornings, breakout sessions in the afternoons, with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Lightning talks are brief presentations which are typically 5-10 minutes in length on topics related to library technologies. Breakout sessions are an opportunity to bring participants together […]

Digital Preservation Management…Best Practices vs. Reality: Take Part in the Digital Preservation Management Roundtable
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