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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 X̱wi7x̱wa Library everyone is welcome!

September 30 Closure

September 30 Closure

Our services will be closed on September 30th to honour #OrangeShirtDay. On this day we will be supporting our families, friends, communities, and one another. Our team will be participating in the Intergenerational March to Commemorate Orange Shirt Day from 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM; we encourage you to join us. See: https://bit.ly/3kyn9dr We will also […]

Branch Updates

Branch Updates

October 23, 2021 Access Xwi7xwa Resources during closure: Looking for access to our print collections? Although we are closed during construction you can still order our resources from our branch using the Document Delivery system. Contact: xwi7xwa.library@ubc.ca The steps below can show you how to place an order, and items can be picked up at 1985 […]

We’re Hiring for Student Positions!

We’re Hiring for Student Positions!

Are you a student at the UBC School of Information? We’re hiring for the following positions (10 hrs/wk): ID : 889979   Indigenous Public Services Student Librarian ID : 889981   Indigenous Technical Services Student Librarian ID : 889974   Xwi7xwa Archives Curation & Digitization Assistant Process to access the Job Descriptions (JD) and apply: Start here, please read the important […]

June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is celebrating Pride Month by sharing resources from our collection and online! Check out our Two-Spirit & Indigiqueer Research Guide! Check out the Smithsonian Learning Lab’s Conversations: Queer Inuit Art. Alice Qannak Glenn, host of the Coffee & Quaq podcast, is joined by Jenny Irene Miller and Ossie Michelin for a conversation on […]

National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month

In Canada, June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to honour the history, heritage, diversity and life of Indigenous peoples! We have selected some resources to share with you that explore various aspects of Indigenous life and culture. 1. Weaving Meghann O’Brien, also known as Jaad Kuujus, is an artist of Haida, Kwakwaka’wakw, and […]

Changes to Library Services: Access Online Resources Using Your CWL & OpenAthens

Changes to Library Services: Access Online Resources Using Your CWL & OpenAthens

In early June 2021 UBC Library will transition to OpenAthens to provide students, faculty and staff with access to electronic resources off campus. The Library currently uses EZproxy to provide access to electronic resources off campus. EZproxy provides access using IP recognition. OpenAthens provides access to Library resources using the single sign-on (SSO) authentication method. […]

Managing Your End-of-Term Research and Projects

Managing Your End-of-Term Research and Projects

  Finals are fast approaching, and while we have been studying and working remotely for a full year now, everyone is facing challenges and doing their best to support each other. Here at Xwi7xwa, we’ve gotten lots of questions throughout the term about accessing library resources from home, and research strategies to find Indigenous knowledge […]