We sometimes get questions here at X̱wi7x̱wa Library about our building’s architecture. For a brief overview of the Indigenous architectural inspiration for the library, see the “Our Building” tab on our website’s “About” page https://XX̱wi7x̱wa.library.ubc.ca/about/. The story of the design process behind the Longhouse and X̱wi7x̱wa Library might be of interest to some of […]
Did you know that you can watch X̱wi7x̱wa’s playlist of videos online? UBC Library uses a platform called McIntyre Media to stream videos we’ve subscribed to. Search the phrase “Mcintyre media” in simple search and filter the results to Online OR click this link. Select any of the titles on the list to see their […]
Xwi7xwa Library has a wide range of carefully curated library research guides (also known as libguides), covering everything from Aboriginal Filmmakers to Indigenous Education K-12. These guides are particularly helpful places to start when looking for information about a specific disciple or subject area. Visit the portal to see all Xwi7xwa Library authored libguides.
It’s a busy time of year and it’s important to give your brain a break. Although we have many resources to help you study and support your final papers, we also have titles that can help you unwind. Beading, cooking and recipes, coloring, leisure reading, comedy, and more! Here are few suggestions or ask […]
According to the 2018-2019 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 118 courses, from 35 different departments, that have a significant amount of Indigenous content being offered for the Winter 2018-2019 session. You can download the course list here: UBC winter courses with Indigenous content 2018