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OER Project Spotlight: an open textbook for introductory thermodynamics

OER Project Spotlight: an open textbook for introductory thermodynamics

Project title: Introductory Thermodynamics: an open textbook for engineering undergraduate students Project Lead:  Claire Yan (UBCO Faculty, Engineering) Project team: Amaiya Khardenavis (UBCO MASc student) and with support from: Donna Langille (Librarian, UBCO), Erin Fields (Librarian, UBCV), Claire Swanson (Open Education, UBCV) and Kristen Morgen (CTL, UBCO) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. […]

OER Project Spotlight: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses

OER Project Spotlight: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses

Project title: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses across the biology curriculum Project lead: Jason Pither (UBCO Faculty, Biology) Project team: Mathew Vis-Dunbar (Librarian), Clerissa Copeland (BSc Hons.), Sharon Hanna (Support Analyst) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. Using the biology program as a pilot venue, the team is building open educational resources […]

OER Project Spotlight: Ainu Content

OER Project Spotlight: Ainu Content

Project title: Introducing Ainu Content to Japanese Language Students Project Lead:  Nina Langton (UBCO Faculty) Project team: Mayu Takasaki (UBCO Lecturer) and Saki Irie (UBCO Student) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. The Ainu are the Indigenous people of Japan, but many students of the Japanese language are not aware of their existence. […]

OER Project Spotlight: Chemistry Learning Modules

OER Project Spotlight: Chemistry Learning Modules

Project title: Context-Embedded Guided-Inquiry Learning Modules for Large Introductory Chemistry Courses Project team: W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara K. Freeman, Riley J. Petillion Background on the Open Educational Resource project. UBC Okanagan chemistry professors Dr. McNeil and Dr. Freeman and PhD student Riley J. Petillion developed a series of guided-inquiry learning modules for use as small-group […]

Our Records Management Team is growing to support you!

Our Records Management Team is growing to support you!

UBCO Library is hiring a Project Records Manager to work alongside Records Manager and Archivist Paige Hohmann. One of their responsibilities will be the oversight of a portion of UBCO’s digital records governance projects. The objective of this program is to reorganize a campus unit’s shared drive to bring it in line with electronic records […]

Records Storage Program OPEN

Records Storage Program OPEN

The Records Storage program, located within Okanagan Special Collections on the bottom floor of the Commons, is operational. Staff are regularly on campus and can accommodate any box transfers or access requests you have, though they will be subject to some special safety considerations due to Covid. They have also officiated the new records management […]

Okanagan Records Management Program

Okanagan Records Management Program

The beginning of a new fiscal year has arrived, and the records management team wants to remind you that now is a good time to catch up on your records housekeeping. Is there a filing cabinet that no one has cleaned out in recent memory? Now is a great time to do some weeding. Are […]

Notice to users: Upcoming service interruption

Notice to users: Upcoming service interruption

Library catalogue freeze scheduled for April 30 to May 10 Due to an upgrade to the Library’s catalogue, users will not be able to renew or recall materials or pay fines starting Friday April 30, 2021 at 1 p.m. Full service is expected to resume May 10, 2021 at 7 a.m. Users who have UBC […]

Books That Move You: Instagram Contest

Books That Move You: Instagram Contest

  –CONTEST CLOSED– Thanks to everyone who participated! Here is a great list of Books to Move You! The Impossible Climb by Mark Synnott Beartown by Fredrik Backman League of Denial, Little Girls in Tiny Boxes by Joan Ryan Moneyball by Michael Lewis Camino de Santiago by Hape Kerkeling Aboriginal Peoples & Sport in Canada […]