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Orange Shirt Day 2021

Orange Shirt Day 2021

Orange Shirt Day is held annually on September 30 to honour, acknowledge, and remember those who have been affected by Residential Schools. Since campus is closed on September 30 and we cannot all be together, library employees will wear our orange shirts and pins on September 29 in recognition of Orange Shirt Day.  Orange Shirt Day facilitates […]

Indigenous Knowledges and Open Education Symposium

Indigenous Knowledges and Open Education Symposium

The Indigenous Knowledges and Open Education Symposium is part of Open Access Week. Learn about the intersections between Indigenous knowledges and Open Education (OE) at the Symposium on October 22. The goal is to centre Indigenous ways of knowing, cultures, experiences, and worldviews within OE advocacy work. Suitable for students of all levels, staff, faculty, […]

Queer Recommends 2021

Queer Recommends 2021

Are there any 2SLGBTQIA+ books, movies, shows, or other resources that you wish were available through the UBC Library? During Queer Orientation we are asking UBCO students, staff, and faculty to recommend their favourite 2SLGBTQIA+ literature, films, and more through our social media channels to help develop our collection. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and […]

Community of Practice

Community of Practice

The long anticipated restart of the UBC Okanagan Records Management Community of Practice is coming to a Zoom room near you on September 27th at 3 pm. The Project Records Manager, Michael Stewart, will be leading a series of meetings aimed at sharing and discovering best-practices that support and encourage the records management activities performed […]

Science Literacy Week 2021

Science Literacy Week 2021

Science Literacy Week: CLIMATE Science Literacy Week is a national, weeklong initiative that aims to highlight the diversity of Canadian science. Each year libraries, museums, science centres, schools, and not-for-profits celebrate a certain aspect in science by featuring books, films, events, and workshops around a specific theme. This year, Science Literacy Week has partnered with […]

Library of the Future

Library of the Future

UBC Okanagan Library was recently featured in an Okanagan Story titled, Library of the Future: Improving inclusivity in spaces, services and collections is a priority for the UBC Okanagan Library. Learn how UBC Okanagan Library employees are working to make the Library more inclusive.  Read the article  

Records Management

Records Management

With campus resumption just around the corner, now is a great time to make sure your unit’s records are as organized as they can be. Following good records management practices and retention schedules ensures that your records will be findable, accessible, and able to meet your business needs. The Okanagan Records Management Office can offer […]