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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 […]

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   […]

Feedback required for new record retention schedules

Feedback required for new record retention schedules

UBC Okanagan is legally required to retain certain record types for an allotted period of time and must align with Board of Governors Records Management Policy GA4. The Records Management Office (RMO), in conjunction with University Council, is developing new retention and disposition schedules to best suit the unique needs of each unit at UBC […]

MOVE UBC StoryWalk®

MOVE UBC StoryWalk®

UBC Okanagan Library has partnered with Okanagan Regional Library to showcase the children’s book Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang. Pages of this book will be displayed in the windows of the buildings surrounding The Commons Field behind Nechako Residence from February 14-28. Don’t be a Grumpy Monkey! Get outside for a study break and walk […]

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 and UBC Okanagan Library are collaborating […]

OER Project Spotlight: Open Resource for Engineering Mechanics

OER Project Spotlight: Open Resource for Engineering Mechanics

Project title: Open digital learning and assessment resource for Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics) Project lead: Peyman Yousefi (UBCO Faculty, Engineering), Project team: Ernest Goh (UBCO Faculty, Engineering), James Ropotar (UBCO Engineering student) and Akshat Poddar (UBCO Computer Science student); with support from: Firas Moosvi (UBCO Faculty, Computer Science) and Donna Langille (UBCO Librarian). Background on the […]

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, […]

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