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The Community Scholars Program

The Community Scholars Program

UBC Library, through the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is partnering on the the Community Scholars Program to provide qualifying non-profit and charitable organizations with access to academic journals.

Announcing the 2020/2021 BC History Digitization Program Projects

Announcing the 2020/2021 BC History Digitization Program Projects

Nineteen projects have been selected as the successful recipients of the 2020 -2021 B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP) funding awards. The digitization program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, was launched in 2006. It provides matching funds that help libraries, archives, museums and other organizations digitize unique historical items, including images, print […]

Library service updates

Library service updates

Due to the quickly evolving situation with COVID-19, all UBC Library branches will remain closed until April 30, 2020 at which time the situation will be reassessed. This includes libraries at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Small Business Accelerator Feedback Survey

Small Business Accelerator Feedback Survey

Did you know that UBC Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Center launched the Small Business Accelerator ten years ago in 2010? A lot has changed since then so we are inviting your feedback in a survey running most of March 2020. Do you live in Canada and use or refer people to sba.ubc.ca? If so, please share your opinions with us! Survey is open until March 25, 2020.

Climate Emergency Engagement

Climate Emergency Engagement

Gather with students, faculty, staff and the broader UBC community on March 11 to learn, engage and discuss bold actions about how UBC can combat the climate emergency.

Experiencing the Holocaust, Sharing Memories: The UBC Community Reading and Witnessing Auschwitz

Experiencing the Holocaust, Sharing Memories: The UBC Community Reading and Witnessing Auschwitz

The UBC Library exhibition explores the stories of the men and women who collected, recorded and brought forth evidence of the atrocities of Auschwitz, giving testimony of the events that took place there. The exhibit runs until February 28 on Level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Past Purrrrfect: Cats in the Collection

Past Purrrrfect: Cats in the Collection

Visit feline and canine themed exhibits at multiple branches of the library throughout January and February.

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre closed on January 9

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre closed on January 9

UBC Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre will be closed on Thursday, January 9, 2020.