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Tuesday Movie Night at Koerner Library

Up (2009) By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.

Upcoming FIREtalk: Tools of the Trade

How does the academic community interact with the wider community?

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Scott Pilgrim vs The World, based on a series of graphic novels, is a lighthearted popcorn flick about love and music. The perfect film to watch on a lazy weekday afternoon when you’re supposed to be doing homework!

Graduate Research in a Day on Tuesday, February 18th

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February FIREtalk: Frameworks of Power

Grad students from all disciplines are invited to explore social, mechanical, structural, etc. frameworks of power.

Games Day

Take a break from your research and come to Koerner Library for an evening of board games and fun.

Upcoming FIREtalk on Creativity and Innovation

For grad students from every discipline

New Online Resource: Nineteenth Century Collections Online

UBC Library has recently licensed a new electronic resource that will no doubt be of interest to many humanities and social science scholars.

Upcoming FIREtalk on Learning Machines

The Research Commons invites grad students from every discipline – engineers, philosophers, computer scientists, writers, neuroscientists, artists, social theorists, etc. – to explore the boundary between mind and machine. Join us for our next FIREtalk, Learning Machines. When: Wednesday, November 27, 4-6 pm Where: Koerner Library, Room 216 About the topic What are some cutting […]

Good Reads at Koerner Library

Look for some recreational reading in our Great Reads Collection, located on the third floor of Koerner Library right next to the fireplace. In Fall 2011, UBC Library launched the Great Reads program at Koerner Library to provide campus residents, community members, faculty, staff and students easy access to leisure-reading materials.  Items in Koerner’s Great […]

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