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B.C. History Digitization project in the Peace Arch News

B.C. History Digitization project in the Peace Arch News

An article on a White Rock project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program, a Learning Center initiative, was recently featured in the Peace Arch News. You can view the article here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/surrey_area/peacearchnews/entertainment/22739504.html

New Barber Centre a learning hub for the ages

The $79.7-million Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, a gateway to UBC Library’s collection of 10 million items, archives and exhibits, recently opened roughly 250,000 square feet of new and renovated space. One of the first in Canada to combine information resources with tech-savvy meeting spaces, the Barber is expected to be a hub of the […]

Canada's First National Book-Collecting Contest – Launch: June 4

Canada‚Äôs First National Book-Collecting Contest Launch date: 4th June 2008, Wednesday, 12:30 to 1:30pm Location: University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Level 1, (In front of Rare Books & Special Collections). Contact: John Meier, (604) 943-6940, johnmeier@telus.net The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC), the Antiquarian Booksellers of Association of Canada (ABAC) and […]

Saanich Archives online as part of Learning Centre program

Please view the announcement below for an update on a Saanich Archives digitization project. This project is supported by the BC History Digitization Program, which was launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in 2006. NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2008 **Saanich Archives Now Online** Saanich Archives is pleased to announce that […]

Learning Centre featured in The Asian Pacific Post

Learning Centre featured in The Asian Pacific Post

An article on the grand opening of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre recently appeared in The Asian Pacific Post. You can view the article here: http://www.asianpacificpost.com/portal2/c1ee8c44195e35b801195e66c727004d_UBC_opens__80_M_modern_learning_centre.do.html

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.

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