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!

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 – May 19

Ceremonial Fire – May 19

LOCATION: xʷc̓ ic̓ əsəm Garden, 3461 Ross Drive (Follow the signs at main gate) NEXT FIRE: May 19 from 10am to 2pm These Fires are drop in, and open to all Indigenous students, staff, faculty, and community members. Fire offerings, local elder support, tea and bannock provided. Also, if you are able, and would like to volunteer to help set […]

#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 […]

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 […]