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

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 […]

NEW Decolonization & Anti-Racism Research Guide

We are pleased to release our newest research guide: Decolonization & Racism Research Guide. This guide was created to assist folks interested in decolonial & anti-racist research, projects, class assignments, and course work. With the 2020 launch of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) we realize many people will be interested in how they can incorporate the […]

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

  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 […]