The digital revolution dramatically changed the way we look for, create and share information. Today, the Library plays a key role as global information broker. It provides access to myriad electronic resources and stewards outstanding print collections for the benefit for future generations.
Each year, nearly 4 million visitors seek out UBC Library’s 15 branches to check out books, consult archival material, get help with research projects or attend community events. In 2012/2013, UBC students and faculty downloaded over 13 million e-books and e-journals for study and research purposes.
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UBC Library and its resources have been central to the success of hundreds of thousands of UBC students since it opened in 1925. And for the past 27 years, more than 6,700 alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have demonstrated their appreciation and support of the Library by donating more than $2.5 million to the […]
Professor Judith Saltman is recognized internationally as an expert on Canadian children’s literature; however her contributions go far beyond her scholarship. In her 32 years as a professor in the more
The Basil Stuart-Stubbs prize recognizes the contributions of scholarly individuals to the literary and cultural fabric of British Columbia. Established through an endowment supported by a group of more
A passionate advocate of Canadian literature and librarianship, Basil’s work significantly impacted UBC Library, its collection development efforts and writing and publishing in British Columbia. To more
UBC Library’s gift-in-kind program ensures that rare books, collections and items are made fully accessible to students and researchers, both at UBC and beyond, so that these important materials can more
When Laura Fedoruk was seven years old, she started checking out armloads of books at her local public library. The tremendous curiosity fed by the stories and facts in those books continues today, as does Laura’s love of libraries.
As one of the intellectual hubs on campus, UBC Library fosters innovation and creativity, facilitating access to 5.8 million volumes and hundreds of thousands of electronic resources through its 21 more