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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, […]

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 […]

Author Event

Author Event

Authors in conversation: T’áncháy Redvers and Joshua Whitehead The UBC Okanagan Library is pleased to present a unique online author event celebrating the diversity of literature created by and for Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer people on January 14. This event features writers and creators T’áncháy Redvers and Joshua Whitehead in conversation. Learn more

Citation, Research, and Search Support

Need Sources? Your CWL gives you access to online articles and ebooks in the UBC Library collection. In addition, you can use the Library Access Browser Extension to access materials anytime, anywhere. Have Citation or Search Questions? Get search and citation help by emailing libquestions.ok@ubc.ca or connect instantly through AskAway chat. You can also find […]

Queer Recommends

Queer Recommends

  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 Instagram […]

We are here for you!

We are here for you!

From our remote work environments to wherever you are remote learning – we want you to know that your Library is here to support you online. Although most physical Library spaces remain closed, our dedicated team has spent the summer preparing virtual services so that we can continue to support you remotely. We have shifted […]

BCcampus’ 2020 Open Education Foundation Grant for Institutions

UBC Okanagan to receive one of BCcampus’ 2020 Open Education Foundation Grant for Institutions! The pivot to remote and online learning due to COVID-19 has highlighted the urgency to further open educational practices at our university.  Greater engagement with open educational resources is an important step in providing all students with equitable access to learning […]

7 Ways the Library Can Support Your Research

As research activity resumes on campus, the Library is ready to help! Here are 7 ways the Library can support your research: 1. Subject Librarians Did you know that almost every subject has a designated librarian? Subject librarians are available for remote one-one one consultations to help with your research projects. 2. Electronic Resources We’re […]