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Taste of Home Food Drive for UBCO Students

Taste of Home Food Drive for UBCO Students

Did you know that nearly 43% of post-secondary students in Canada are food insecure? Added to that, many students who live on campus are far from home and do not have access to the groceries they need to prepare a meal that reminds them of home. The Student Union, the Global Engagement Office and UBC […]

Queer Recommends 2022

Queer Recommends 2022

Do you have a favourite 2SLGBTQIA+ book or film? We want to hear from you! For Queer Orientation, UBC Okanagan Library is asking UBCO students, staff, and faculty to recommend their favourite 2SLGBTQIA+ literature, films, and more as we expand our collection. Recommendations can be sent to @UBCOLibrary on social media from October 4-8. Learn more […]

Orange Shirt Day: September 30, 2022

Orange Shirt Day: September 30, 2022

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 orange shirts in recognition of this important day on September 29 instead. Orange Shirt Day facilitates […]

Orange Shirt Day Book Display

Orange Shirt Day Book Display

In commemoration of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day, UBC Okanagan Library has created a book display. The book display will be on the main floor of UBC Okanagan Library from September 26 to October 2, 2022. The books can be borrowed with your UBC ID card.  Book displays are one […]

Science Literacy Week 2022

Science Literacy Week 2022

Science Literacy Week: Mathematics Science Literacy Week (September 19-25, 2022) 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 specific theme that pertains to science by featuring books, films, events, and workshops. This year’s theme is mathematics, the language in […]

September 1-15: StoryWalk®

September 1-15: StoryWalk®

UBC Okanagan Library has partnered with Okanagan Regional Library to showcase the children’s book All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold. Pages of this book will be displayed near the buildings surrounding The Commons Field while you take a walk around campus. The story will be available to read from September 1-15, 2022. Start your walk at the […]

Records Management Housekeeping before Fall 2022

Records Management Housekeeping before Fall 2022

Fall semester is approaching rapidly, and with full campus resumption an expectation, now is a good time to catch up on your Records Management housekeeping! The return of students, faculty and staff to campus will make for a full office, and you’ll want to declutter your physical records space as much as possible before then. […]

Data Futures

Data Futures

Faculty, staff, and student partners from UBC Okanagan Library and UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC) were awarded a Data Champion grant from the Digital Research Alliance of Canada for their project, Data Futures. Data Futures centres on the effective management—collection, handling, and dissemination—of research data in graduate research labs and addresses issues of turning research data […]

Happy New Fiscal Year!

Happy New Fiscal Year!

On April 1, we entered into Fiscal Year 2023. We, here at Okanagan Records Management Program, would like to wish you a Happy New Fiscal Year! Perhaps there aren’t any fireworks or champagne, but we extend an invitation for you get rid of your financial records that have fulfilled their retention responsibility. When the fiscal […]

Fun Collections

Fun Collections

Kid kits Designed to help keep kids busy while parents are studying, our three kid kits include a book and an activity in a plastic container. Choose from Lego, colouring, or dinosaurs. Borrow these at the Library Service Desk, the loan time is 2 hours, but this can be extended upon request.  CHECK AVAILABILITY   […]