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William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library

William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library

The texts, edited by Shakespeare’s close friends, fellow writers and actors, are considered the most authoritative of all early printings.

UBC Library becomes first Canadian institution to join Dryad membership

UBC Library becomes first Canadian institution to join Dryad membership

Dryad is a nonprofit organization and provider of a well-established open data repository that makes research data discoverable, freely reusable and citable.

Targeted Advertising and Ad Blocking Technologies

Targeted Advertising and Ad Blocking Technologies

In this Digital Tattoo blog post, Dual MASLIS student Laura Moberg talks about the privacy issues associated with targeted advertising in online environments.

Dr. Cherie Givens appointed North Carolina’s first privacy officer

Dr. Cherie Givens appointed North Carolina’s first privacy officer

Givens (PhD ’09) will be tasked with managing risk related to information privacy laws and compliance regulations to allow for stronger authority for making privacy decisions.

GAA oppotunity for UBC iSchool students

GAA oppotunity for UBC iSchool students

The Graduate Academic Assistant will work with the Musqueam Indian Band, librarians, strategists for Indigenous initiatives, and iSchool faculty in a Musqueam Resource Development Project.

Tech in Core Workshops Review

Tech in Core Workshops Review

The Tech Assist Team is reviewing the Tech in Core workshops and would like to hear your feedback! Complete this 2-minute survey before Thursday, December 16.

ACA@UBC and ALA@UBC Virtual Holiday Party

ACA@UBC and ALA@UBC Virtual Holiday Party

Join the ACA@UBC and ALA@UBC for their Virtual Holiday Party. There will be Jackbox games, holiday-themed polls, an ugly sweater contest, and prizes!

UBC Learning Exchange Virtual Tour

UBC Learning Exchange Virtual Tour

Join SLA@UBC and Community Engagement Librarian, Nick Ubels for a virtual tour and Q&A of the UBC Learning Exchange in Vancouver Downtown Eastside.

Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2021 Graduates!

Students, their families, and friends, faculty and staff joined our mini-reception on Thursday, November 25, to celebrate our 2021 Fall graduates.

All your Credentials are Belong to Us: On Insecure WPA2-Enterprise Configurations

All your Credentials are Belong to Us: On Insecure WPA2-Enterprise Configurations

MLIS student, Kin Man Leung, is one of the authors of a recent study that has found the majority of manual instructions provided by Universities lead to insecure Wi-Fi configurations.