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! June is Indigenous History and Pride month, here are some details you won’t want to miss: UBC Pride Collective is hosting in-person events after two years. Follow our Twitter & Facebook accounts, we’ll […]

Science Literacy Week – September 19-25

Science Literacy Week – September 19-25

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 […]

September 12 – Giant Floor Map Event!

September 12 – Giant Floor Map Event!

For almost three-years Xwi7xwa doors have been closed and while our collection was always available to the public, we recognize this closure as a barrier. We are excited to see you at this special event as part of the FNHL Longhouse welcome back events. Join us on September 12 from 11AM-3PM in the Sty-Wet-Tan (Great Hall) in […]

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Are you a student looking flexible and fun place to work at Xwi7xwa Library? We are looking to hire students this fall for the following positions:   Cataloguing Assistant Available positions: 2 Description: Xwi7x̱wa Library is seeking iSchool graduate students to undertake cataloguing, collection management, and acquisitions activities and projects relating to the development, organization […]

Virtual Drop-In Hours

Virtual Drop-In Hours

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

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library

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 […]

Ceremonial Fire – September 30th

Ceremonial Fire – September 30th

LOCATION: xʷc̓ ic̓ əsəm Garden, 3461 Ross Drive (Follow the signs at main gate) NEXT FIRE: September 30, 2022 – 7AM-7PM The fire goes from sunrise to sunset – all are welcome to drop by throughout the day as needed.

#HonouringIndigenousWriters Festival March 2022

#HonouringIndigenousWriters Festival March 2022

In December 2015 Daniel Heath Justice began a Twitter campaign to share the names of Indigenous writers. The reason for his efforts was to: “…push back against the frequent assumptions that our literary history is any less complex, robust, or diverse than that of other peoples (Daniel Heath Justice, Why Indigenous Literatures Matter?) In solidarity […]

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 […]