All UBC Libraries reopen September 7, 2021

Koerner Library Reopens September 7

All UBC Libraries reopened on Tuesday, September 7. Koerner Library Hours, Sept 7 – Mon-Thu                      7:30am   –   8pm Fri                               7:30am   –   6pm Sat       […]

University of Chicago Press eBooks, 2017-2021

New! University of Chicago Press Ebooks 2017 – 2021

UBC Library recently purchased 2019-2021 front list titles and 2017-2018 backlist titles from the University of Chicago Press. Perhaps best known for its strong social sciences list, University of Chicago Press publishes  highly-regarded books in a wide range of subject areas. Search for them in Summon (the search box on the library home page) then follow […]

New Decolonization and Racism Research Guide

  Xwi7xwa Library has created the Decolonization & Racism Research Guide to support decolonial & anti-racist research, projects, class assignments, and course work.  The comprehensive Guide includes information about terminology, land and land acknowledgements, search strategies, appropriate databases, varying definitions of  “research” and “researcher”, and much more. With the 2020 launch of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) this Guide […]

OpenAthens Logo, UBC Library's new secure way to access online resources


The way you access Library eResources is changed on June 2nd. Use your CWL to login once to access Library eResource providers. Start your search at and go directly to the resource or use a search tool like Google Scholar. More details are available in the OpenAthens LibGuide.

Fall, 2020

The Library is closed, but there are lots of ways to get materials and help.

Welcome to the New Academic Year!

Loeb Classical Library Database Trial

  UBC Library has arranged a trial subscription to Loeb Classical Library. In the words of the vendor . . . Loeb Classical Library presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; […]

Easter Weekend Hours

March 25 – 28

New Database: American Antiquarian Historical Periodicals Collection

The American Antiquarian Society’s historical periodicals collection includes full page images of more than 6,500 titles selected from the American Antiquarian Society’s rich holdings.  The collection includes popular magazines such as Harper’s Weekly and Godey’s Lady’s Book, as well as more specialized periodicals covering subjects ranging from phrenology to farming and tailors to the timber industry. The […]

UN iLibrary: Trial Resource from the United Nations

UN iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations. Topics range from Agriculture, Rural Development and Forestry to Women Studies and cover all areas of United Nations involvement. The UN iLibrary provides seamless access to publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations […]

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