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Holiday Services

Holiday Services

Our team wishes everyone a safe and healthy holiday! Please note the following upcoming changes to our services. Research Services  & Hours Available: email karleen.delaurier-lyle@ubc.ca December 24, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM From December 29 to 31, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Return to regular hours beginning January 4, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM See […]

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

February 10, 2022 In-person reference services (operating out of the Elder’s lounge in FNHL Longhouse) will not be available on February 14th. We will be available via email & Zoom, please email: xwi7xwa.library@ubc.ca February 4, 2022 As of Monday February 7th the branch will remain closed (due to construction) but staff will be back on […]

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. […]