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Learning Centre Tech Hub featured in e-Strategy

Learning Centre Tech Hub featured in e-Strategy

The Learning and Teaching Support Hub – a collaboration involving various UBC groups that is based at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – is featured in e-Strategy from UBC Information Technology. You can view the article here: http://update.estrategy.ubc.ca/2008/10/01/five-partners-one-plan

UBC Library Acquires Keenlyside Legal Research Collection

A riveting collection that highlights the effects of B.C.’s colonial justice system on Chinese and Aboriginal populations is now available at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). The John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection features court cases involving Chinese and Aboriginal people as both witnesses and defendants. The documents reveal how the 19th-century justice […]

B.C. History Digitization Program in the Jewish Independent

A project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program – an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – was recently featured in the Jewish Independent. You can view the article here: http://www.jewishindependent.ca/archives/Aug08/archives08Aug29-05.html

UBC Library featured in Ubyssey article on Distance Education

Leonora Crema of UBC Library is featured in an article on distance education in the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. The Office of Learning Technology, which is based in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is also featured. You can view the article here: http://www.ubyssey.ca/?p=3942

Community Card program in the Lake Country Calendar

UBC Library’s free Community Card program, which is part of UBC’s Centenary celebrations, is featured in the Lake Country Calendar. You can view the article here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/okanagan_similkameen/lakecountrycalendar/news/28539629.html

Digitization project in the Vancouver Sun

A digitization project that is a collaboration between UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Archives and the City of Vancouver Archives appears in the Vancouver Sun. The project is called The Chinese Experience in British Columbia, 1850-1950. It will explore Chinese immigration, work, and social and cultural life in B.C. through the digitization […]

B.C. History Digitization Program featured in the Prince Rupert Daily News

A Prince Rupert project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program – an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – is featured in the Prince Rupert Daily News. The article, published on August 28, 2008, appears below. Please note that the program’s successful 2008 candidates are listed at www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/ps/2008Projects.html. —————————————————————————————————— By […]

Learning Centre featured in Innovation magazine

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is featured in Innovation, the magazine from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. The Learning Centre is part of the 2007/2008 Project Highlights pictorial, and is featured on page 41. You can view a PDF of Innovation magazine here: http://www.apeg.bc.ca/resource/innovation/archive/2008/2008julaug.pdf

B.C. History Digitization Program in the Omineca Express

A Vanderhoof project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program – an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – is featured in the Omineca Express. You can view the article here: http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_north/ominecaexpress/community/27110314.html

Scanning the past  with the B.C. History Digitization Program

Scanning the past with the B.C. History Digitization Program

The City of Surrey Archives on 56 Avenue and 176A Street is digitizing thousands of old black-and-white negative photographs donated by The Leader in 1992. Some were used in the newspaper, but most have never been seen by the public. This is the biggest digitization project the archives has ever undertaken, and the first time […]