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William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library

UBC has acquired a first edition of William Shakespeare's Comedies Histories and Tragedies—an extremely rare book published seven years after Shakespeare's death and credited with preserving almost half of his plays.

Read More Posted on January 12, 2022

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UBC Library becomes first Canadian institution to join Dryad membership

As the first institutional member of Dryad in Canada, UBC Library joins a thriving global community of universities, research institutions and academic libraries all working together to promote data publishing, curation, and preservation.

Read More Posted on January 10, 2022

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Meet Emma MacFarlane, Learning Commons Coordinator at UBC Library

Learn how the Chapman Learning Commons team develop and deliver various programs and services to students and community members. Emma MacFarlane, Learning Commons Coordinator, shares her story.

Read More Posted on December 8, 2021

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The UBC Library Research Commons helps UBC Future Waters Research Excellence Cluster visualize research outputs

The UBC Library Research Commons partnered with the UBC Future Waters Research Excellence Cluster to find a workflow that would create graphical representations of the cluster’s publication information.

Read More Posted on December 7, 2021

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William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library

UBC has acquired a first edition of William Shakespeare's Comedies Histories and Tragedies—an extremely rare book published seven years after Shakespeare's death and credited with preserving almost half of his plays.

Read More Posted on January 12, 2022

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UBC Library becomes first Canadian institution to join Dryad membership

As the first institutional member of Dryad in Canada, UBC Library joins a thriving global community of universities, research institutions and academic libraries all working together to promote data publishing, curation, and preservation.

Read More Posted on January 10, 2022

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Meet Emma MacFarlane, Learning Commons Coordinator at UBC Library

Learn how the Chapman Learning Commons team develop and deliver various programs and services to students and community members. Emma MacFarlane, Learning Commons Coordinator, shares her story.

Read More Posted on December 8, 2021

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The UBC Library Research Commons helps UBC Future Waters Research Excellence Cluster visualize research outputs

The UBC Library Research Commons partnered with the UBC Future Waters Research Excellence Cluster to find a workflow that would create graphical representations of the cluster’s publication information.

Read More Posted on December 7, 2021

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