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Announcing 2 new scholarly publications by Xwi7xwa librarians

Xwi7xwa is happy to announce 2 new scholarly publications by Xwi7xwa librarians. These publications examine the intersection between Indigenous collections and Indigenous metadata. The article, Indigenization of the knowledge organization at the Xwi7xwa Library, by Ann Doyle, Kim Lawson, and Sarah Dupont is in the Special Issue: Indigenization of Knowledge Organization, Journal of Library and Information Studies 13:2 […]

2015-16 Course List

UBC Courses with Indigenous Content Winter 2015-2016  

Possible changes to Library and Archives Canada locations in Burnaby and Halifax

LAC Burnaby Closure 2015

Job Posting: Access Services Assistant – Xwi7xwa Library

Job Posting: Xwi7xwa Library Access Services Assistant Xwi7xwa, the Aboriginal branch of the UBC Library, is recruiting an Access Services Assistant – fulltime ongoing.  As the initial point of contact for Xwi7xwa Library patrons, the position oversees daily operations including circulation, borrower services, the operation of the building, and provides project support, moderately complex reference […]

The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory

This report by the Royal Society of Canada in addressing the future of Canada’s libraries, is relevant to the relationship between libraries and Indigenous memory, as well as reconciliation work in cultural agencies. The full report can be read online. Demers, Patricia (chair), Guylaine Beaudry, Pamela Bjornson, Michael Carroll, Carol Couture, Charlotte Gray, Judith Hare, Ernie […]