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Climate Action Week

Climate Action Week

On September 23 to 29, BCLA is partnering with libraries to raise awareness and focus on the climate change related challenges and emergencies facing our communities.

Dual MAS/LIS graduate Mya Ballin receives 2022 Dodds Prize

Dual MAS/LIS graduate Mya Ballin receives 2022 Dodds Prize

The award recognizes superior research and writing on an archival topic by a student enrolled in a Master’s level archival studies program.

IDEAS@MOA: A Guided Tour of Indigenous Collections and Indigitisation Efforts at MOA

IDEAS@MOA: A Guided Tour of Indigenous Collections and Indigitisation Efforts at MOA

Join IDEAS@UBC for this private tour of the UBC Museum of Anthropology, led by Alissa Cherry, and Gerry Lawson.

A Hidden Gem Study Space at UBC Library

A Hidden Gem Study Space at UBC Library

MLIS student Billie Hu talks about her favourite study space on campus, the Research Commons at Walter C. Koerner Library.

Bringing the Library to the Community

Bringing the Library to the Community

In this interview, MLIS student Hannah Stuparyk talks about her Arts Co-Op experience as a book bike pilot for the Camrose Public Library.

ACA@UBC Peer Mentorship Program

ACA@UBC Peer Mentorship Program

The program will pair first-year students with upper-year students to provide new students with support and encouragement as they go through their first year at the iSchool.

Dr. Julia Bullard Receives ISKO 2022 Best Paper Award

Dr. Julia Bullard Receives ISKO 2022 Best Paper Award

Her paper “Confusing, inaccurate, and just goofy: author assessments of ‘Indians of North America’ cataloguing” was presented at the ISKO conference in June 2022.

Research Collaboration Opportunity (LIBR 597)

Research Collaboration Opportunity (LIBR 597)

Dr. Heather O’Brien is looking for a student to work on a research project testing the usability of the Social Impact Lab (SIL) curriculum website (UBC CCEL)

Infographics as a Tool for Knowledge Mobilization and Exchange

Infographics as a Tool for Knowledge Mobilization and Exchange

MLIS graduate Shannon Murray collaborated with STOREE and UBC Learning Exchange to create an Infographics Toolkit to help researchers learn more about infographic creation.

Sunnyvale, CA, USA - May 4, 2022: Homepage of the Library of Congress website is seen on a laptop computer. The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the U.S. Congress.

Libraries in US and Canada Are Changing How They Refer to Indigenous Peoples

Dr. Julia Bullard talks about the changes the Library of Congress in the US and Library and Archives Canada are introducing on how they refer to Indigenous Peoples.