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University Archives receives extensive collection of photographs and records from UBC Athletics & Recreation

November 19, 2021

The records include nearly 8,000 photographs and textual records and span a century from approximately 1915 to 2015.

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The Librarian is in (the DTES)

November 10, 2021

What is an academic librarian doing in the Downtown Eastside? Find out how MLIS alum Nick Ubels and UBC Learning Exchange are connecting with community organizations and residents in the DTES.

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MLIS Alum Simon Neame recently named Dean of UW Libraries

November 8, 2021

Congratulations to former Director of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and dedicated Adjunct Instructor Simon Neame on this new position!

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MLIS Curriculum review: student feedback session

November 3, 2021

UBC iSchool students are invited to provide feedback on the MLIS curriculum as input to an internal curriculum review currently underway.

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Survey: Retention of Racialized Academic Librarians in the U.S. and Canada

November 3, 2021

This is an invitation for academic librarians that identify as racialized or members of the BIPOC community to participate in this survey related to retention.

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Meet the CAPAL Student Committee

October 25, 2021

Join this session to learn more about the Canadian Association of Professional and Academic Librarians (CAPAL) and how to re-start a CAPAL Student Chapter at UBC.

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Lay Summaries Workshop Series

October 25, 2021

This two-part workshop series offers opportunities to increase the visibility and accessibility of research, develop your plain language writing skills and invite public dialogue.

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Password Managers: How to create and keep track of strong passwords for multiple accounts

October 22, 2021

In this Digital Tattoo blog post, MLIS student Dana Svitavsky talks about what password managers are and how to ensure all your passwords are safe and accessible.

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Opportunity for iSchool Students: Historical Children’s Literature Research and Content Developement

October 20, 2021

Students will work with historical children's literature, engaging in tasks such as curate and annotate digitized 19th Century chapbooks and other materials.

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Expanding the BC Historical Newspapers Collection

October 15, 2021

Learn more about MASLIS student Laura Moberg and her experience researching and evaluating newspaper titles for inclusion as a co-op student with UBC Library Digital Initiatives.

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