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Everyone is Welcome!

Everyone is Welcome!

Visit us for research help, to see our  collections, or to find a place to study. At Xwi7xwa Library everyone is welcome!

Holiday Reads!

Holiday Reads!

Looking for some inspiration for reading as go off to break until January 6th? We have rounded up some novels, books of poetry, and other inspiring resources you can pick up before you head off campus for the next few weeks. Full-Metal Indigiqueer: Poems by Joshua Whitehead focuses on Zoa, a Two Spirit/ Indigiqueer Trickster […]

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is Hiring!

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is Hiring!

Xwi7xwa is hiring two librarians!  The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada providing access to a collection of over 7M items. UBC Library has 14 branches and divisions on two campuses (Vancouver and Kelowna), including one off-site hospital library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – […]

End of Term Spotlight

End of Term Spotlight

The end of term is here! As you are finishing up term papers, getting ready for presentations, and studying for final exams, the librarians have rounded up some things to push your assignments to the finish line. If you need help finding a copy of one of these resources, or need help finding other resources, […]

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

On November 11th, 1918 at 11 in the morning, the end of the First World War was marked. This is why in Canada and in other countries, there is a moment of silence–to thank the men & women who fought. Remembrance Day in Canada spotlights Canada’s role during the First World War (1914-1918), the Second […]

A Xwi7xwa Halloween

A Xwi7xwa Halloween

Looking for some creepy tales and mysteries of things that go bump in the night to celebrate this Halloween time of year? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites here from our collection to help make your Halloween spooktacular! What We Do in the Shadows written and directed by Jemaine Cement & Taika Waititi is […]

Autumn at Xwi7xwa

Autumn at Xwi7xwa

As the days fill with crisp air and gorgeous foliage, the longer nights are spent with good books–something we love to do here at the library. Whether you’re spending your fall cozied up on the couch with books or outside in nature, we’ve highlighted some great books on food, harvest and land for you to […]

Orange Shirt Day on September 30

Orange Shirt Day on September 30

September 30 is an annual day to recognize & raise awareness about the residential school system in Canada, join together in the spirit of reconciliation, and honour the experiences of Indigenous People. Share your support and orange shirt on September 30th with the hashtag #orangeshirtday on social media. Orange Shirt Day is inspired by Phyllis […]

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day When: Friday, September 20, 1:00-3:30 Where: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre   Join a team of librarians, archivists, faculty and outreach colleagues for a session that looks at resources available for the research and teaching of Indigenous studies and history at UBC. We will look […]

Two-spirit & Indigenous Queer Studies Research Guide

Two-spirit & Indigenous Queer Studies Research Guide

This new guide help in locating resources about two-spirit & Indigenous queer studies. Here you will find links to books, e-books, journals, articles, theses, videos, websites & more about this topic. We’ll have many of these materials at the Pride Event at UBC on August 6th from 5pm-9pm. Two-spirit & Indigenous queer studies is an […]