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Xwi7xwa Library Spotlight: Online Resources

Xwi7xwa Library Spotlight: Online Resources

Did you know that UBC Library has thousands of full online copies of their most popular books? At Xwi7xwa, we have some of the most popular/circulating materials available online for students & faculty to access, as well as streaming videos through McIntyre Media. If you need help finding resources or alternative resources to a print […]

Graphic Novels Spotlight

Graphic Novels Spotlight

Did you know we have a great graphic novel section at the library? Located on top of our vertical files, right next to our french language collection! Being able to see words and images on the page at the same time allows graphic novels to communicate emotions to readers that words alone might not.

March 8th is International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day across the globe! It is to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of all women, past, present, & future. It is also used as a day to signify a call to action for accelerating women’s equality in society. The theme for this year is Each for Equal, […]

Black History Month at Xwi7xwa Library

Black History Month at Xwi7xwa Library

February is Black History Month in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands. During this month, we recognize the legacy, achievements, and struggles that Black People have faced and accomplished. The bird in the above picture is the Sankofa bird, with it’s feet forward, head turned backward, it reflects on the past to […]

Valentine’s Day at Xwi7xwa

Valentine’s Day at Xwi7xwa

Happy Valentine’s Day from your librarians at Xwi7xwa! We have rounded up some fun reads surrounding topics of love, care, and romance. Have you checked our our fiction section or poetry section yet? We have lots of choices for you when you want to take a step back from academic texts. Come in to the […]

Spotlight: Land Management and Natural Resources

Spotlight: Land Management and Natural Resources

Many students this term are writing papers on natural resources and natural resource development in BC and Western Canada. With reference questions coming in about natural resources like oil, water, and forests or about Indigenous rights to natural resources, we’ve curated some materials below to help answer your questions and to add some materials to […]

UTown@UBC $1,000 Community Grant, due February 10!

UTown@UBC $1,000 Community Grant, due February 10!

  UTown@UBC hosts programs and services at UBC that support the needs of the campus community. Do you have an idea for a project that would foster community building and connectedness on campus or in the Musqueam community?     APPLY NOW for the UTown@UBC’s $1,000 Community Grant by February 10th! For more information, grant eligibility, […]

Citation Workshops!

Citation Workshops!

Date, time & location: Thu, Jan 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Xwi7xwa Library, Seminar Room (Rm 206)   Details: Confused about citing references or just need a refresher? If so, then this free workshop is for you. Xwi7xwa Library is offering Citation Basics Workshop, where participants will learn the fundamentals of formatting in-text citations […]

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day When: Tuesday, January 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Join a team of librarians, archivists, faculty, and outreach colleagues for a session to explore resources available for the research and teaching of Indigenous studies and history at UBC. Participants will learn […]