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The Indigitization Tool Kit for First Nations Community Digitization Projects (June 25, 1.30pm)

Live-in For Literacy Is Hiring

Live-in For Literacy’s Room to Read UBC is HIRING! It is a charity group with a strong focus on the equal access to education. We believe that changing the world starts from educated children. Please visit the Room to Read website for more information on our causes: http://www.roomtoread.org/. One of the largest student campaigns at UBC, […]

B.C. Digitization Program wins BCLA award

B.C. Digitization Program wins BCLA award

The B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP), an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, has been awarded a Programs and Services Merit Award by the British Columbia Library Association (BCLA). The award was presented at the annual BCLA conference in April. The awards committee noted that the organization was impressed with the project’s scope […]

Jan Wong at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, May 24, 5-6pm

Standing Out While Fitting In: Succeeding in Academic Library Culture

A panel of librarians will discuss how to navigate a career in academic libraries.

"Chew On This" Sustainability Week Lectures at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

"Chew On This" Sustainability Week Lectures at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

As part of UBC’s Sustainability initiative, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, in partnership with Common Energy UBC, Oxfam UBC, and the UBC Commerce Undergraduate Society’s Sustainability Committee present “Chew On This,” a week-long series of lectures, panel discussions, and workshops.  Common Energy UBC is a student-run organization of diverse and forward-thinking individuals working to incorporate sustainability into all […]

Addressing Injustice: UBC’s Response to the Internment of Japanese Canadian Students

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre hosted a symposium

World Poetry Call for Peace Poems for International Peace Festival at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

World Poetry Call for Peace Poems for our International Peace Festival in May!  Guidelines: Poems need to be dedicated to peace or for peace. One page only, two pages in another language Deadline:  April 15th , 2012, Poems need to have copyright © and include the name of poet and country. All selected poems will […]