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Digitization Program in Omineca Express

An article on a project to digitize archives of the Nechako Chronicle recently appeared in the Vanderhoof Omineca Express. This project was funded as part of the BC History Digitization Program, which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. You can view the article here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_north/ominecaexpress/news/17675924.html

Learning Centre-backed digitization project featured in The Vancouver Courier

Learning Centre-backed digitization project featured in The Vancouver Courier

A project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program – which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – is featured in a recent issue of The Vancouver Courier. You can view the article here: http://www.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/story.html?id=358d391a-0421-46b4-8d7a-bd116a41900f&k=18305

Chung Collection celebration in the media

The celebration of the new home for the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection, held on April 15, 2008, has received much media attention. Outlets covering the event and the Chung Collection included 24 Hours, the Sing Tao, Ming Pao and Epoch Times publications, and Ming Pao’s Saturday Magazine. The Vancouver Sun featured […]

UBCIC digital collections launched, with support from Learning Centre program

The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has launched several new digital collections. These were supported in part by the BC History Digitization Program, which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. You can view the news release here: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/News_Releases/UBCICNews05070801.htm And you can view the collections here: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/Resources/Digital/

Official Opening of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – April 11, 2008

The President and Vice-Chancellor and the Chair, Board of Governors of The University of British Columbia cordially invite you to view a live webcast of The Official Opening of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Friday, April 11, 2008 from 10:30 am – 11:30am (PST) For more information, including systems requirements, CLICK HERE.

What every instructor should know about learning – archived webcast now available

Join Dr. Carl Wieman, Director, Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative and Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy as he gives an overview of research on learning that has come from cognitive psychology, brain research, and education. Dr. Wieman’s talk was webcast from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Wednesday, March 19, 12noon – 1pm (PST). […]

BC History Digitization Program 2007 Funded Projects

In September 2006 the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre announced the BC History Digitization Program. The focus of the program is to promote increased access to British Columbia’s historical resources, including providing matching funds to undertake digitization projects that will result in free online access to our unique provincial historical material. The Learning Centre is […]

Physiotherapy Outreach Program Wins Partnership Award

The Physiotherapy Outreach Program has been awarded the 2007 Partnership Award by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. The award recognizes an organization (or group) that has significantly contributed to and advanced the image, ideals and goals of the physiotherapy profession through effective leadership and active partnerships. More information about the Partnership Award is available here. The […]

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