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Closed due to snow!
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on December 20, 2022
Due to the snow our staff are working from home and our branch is physically closed! For research assistance email email@example.com and we will try our best to get you access to e-resources and, where possible, physical information sources nearest to you! We apologize for the inconvenience and will have updates posted here as soon […]
Happy Winter Solstice from Xwi7xwa Library!
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on December 13, 2022
Happy Winter Solstice everyone! Here are a few of our favourite highlights from 2022. Visits to UBC Farm, tours of PARC, our student librarian Justina Bruns setting up a display! Kayla Lar-Son and student librarian Kate Differ creating our Winter Solstice window display. Our student librarians Justina and Leah Vanderweide running programming for National […]
Celebrate Metis Week – November 13-19!
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on November 14, 2022
From November 13-19 we are celebrating Metis week! We’ve decorated our branch and created a display, come visit our location and learn more. Can’t make it campus? We gave a research guide you can find online: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/metisstudies
Xwi7xwa Library FNHL Series
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on October 11, 2022
From October 14 to November 4 Xwi7xwa Library (Karleen Delaurier-Lyle) will be hosting a series of presentations and workshops offered both virtually and in person (FNHL Longhouse Boardroom – 1985 West Mall). October 14 (1-2:30PM): Exploring Resources Does your assignment require peer-reviewed sources but you aren’t sure what that means? Are you unsure of the differences between […]
Science Literacy Week – September 19-25
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on September 19, 2022
About Science Literacy Week Led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Science Literacy Week showcases the many ways kids and families can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. From September 19 to 25, 2022, libraries, museums, science centres, schools and not-for-profits are coming together to celebrate this year’s […]
Giant Floor Map – Public Access October 6
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on August 22, 2022
Join us on October 6 from 12:30AM-3:30PM in the Sty-Wet-Tan (Great Hall) in FNHL Longhouse (1985 West Mall) ! Check out our giant Indigenous Peoples Giant Floor Map. The map is accompanied by various resources related to topics such as Language, Treaties, and more! To browse all topics see here: https://cangeoeducation.ca/en/maps/indigenous-peoples-atlas-of-canada/
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on July 26, 2022
Are you a student looking flexible and fun place to work at Xwi7xwa Library? We are looking to hire a student in the New Year! Public Services Student Librarian Available positions: 1 Description: Xwi7xwa Library is seeking an iSchool graduate student to provide reference and information services, as well as lead projects and program development […]
Supporting the International Decade of Indigenous Languages
By Leah on June 2, 2022
Language is integral to Indigeneity. Language is a transgenerational spiritual bond between the physical, cultural, and social that connects the individual directly to the land and their relations. The way language is used relates directly to the land we live on and our connection to the land or place fosters our sense of self; thus […]
Virtual Drop-In Hours
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on May 20, 2022
From Monday to Friday 11AM – 3PM you can now access us virtually for research support! Join Zoom Meeting Meeting URL: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66781313244?pwd=VVB1WVJhVU91bjBobkRWVUkyc2lXdz09 Meeting ID: 667 8131 3244 Passcode: 465519
Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library
By Karleen Delaurier-Lyle on April 22, 2022
Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library Come join us on an informative session as we learn from Kayla and Karleen how to: access materials for Indigenous knowledges so that problematic scholarship is not perpetuated, how to acknowledge self in relation to research, how to utilize knowledges as voices of our […]