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Get to Know Rare Books and Special Collections - 11:00am

Have you ever been curious about what we do or what we have at Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library (RBSC)? Join our weekly open house / hands-on show-and-tell for an introduction to our space and our unique materials and collections! The event is free and open to the general public, as well as the UBC community. No need to RSVP, just drop in to learn what RBSC is all about! Rare Books and Special Collections is located on the 1st floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Vancouver campus. For more information, please contact Rare Books and Special Collections at (604) 822-0645 or rare.books@ubc.ca.

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Pixelating: A Digital Humanities Mixer - BC & Canada through Arriving Eyes - 12:00pm

Library employees are invited to attend the next Pixelating: A Digital Humanities Mixer.

The "BC & Canada through Arriving Eyes” project is uncovering the writings, photographs and memories of German-speaking immigrants to western Canada over the last 150 years. In this session, Marc Stoeckle, UBC Library Student Librarian and Research Assistant, will present the web learning portal he created, which includes oral history interviews he conducted with German-Canadians. He will also present the online bibliography including primary and secondary resources such as diaries, archival fonds, photographs, film, etc.

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Little Things Mean a Lot: Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis - 2:00pm

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more!

This workshop will also cover the basic resources that are available to help you in writing your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome, but some prior knowledge of Microsoft Word is recommended.

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News & Highlights

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Spotlight on the Records Management Office

Learn how librarians and staff are providing a unified approach to information management at UBC.

Read More Posted on July 20, 2016

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Recipients of 2016 Library Recognition Awards announced

Three UBC Library employees have been recognized with the Employee Excellence, Unsung Hero, and Innovation Award.

Read More Posted on June 16, 2016

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Friends – Spring 2016

Learn about the latest news from UBC Library in our Friends newsletter, available online.

Read More Posted on June 2, 2016

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