|Facility:||University of British Columbia Irving K. Barber Learning Centre|
|Address:||1961 East Mall, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z2|
For holiday closings and up-to-date hours of operation, please visit the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre website or call (640) 822-6375.
The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is home to the Chapman Learning Commons; Music, Art and Architecture Library; Rare Books and Special Collections; and the University Archives.
This database contains the successful digitization projects from the past eight years conducted by the British Columbia History Digitization Program. The purpose of the program is to promote access to the area's historical resources by funding digitization projects that result in open access, online material.
The archives of the Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of British Columbia acquire archival materials relating to the history of British Columbia and Canada at large, and currently holds over 700 collections.
The digital collections provide an overview of the digitized resources available through the University of British Columbia Libraries.
The University Archives have digitized several groups of collections, including photographs, audio recordings, videos, yearbooks, and more. They can be found under the Digital Collections dropdown menu on the University Archives main webpage.
Collection size: as of January 2014 their total collection of approximately 1.5 million items included about 46,000 in Japanese. As the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre also contains several other libraries, its collections are comprised primarily of these special libraries' interests, namely music, art, architecture, and the rare books and special collections.
Online catalog: http://search.library.ubc.ca/
As part of its dedication to lifelong learning across the globe, the University of British Columbia hosts their Open Learning Resources to help the public become educated without cost. It includes information and educational support in business, agricultural science, forestry, science & engineering, music, history, language, and more.
The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre utilizes webcasts as an initiative to educate members of the public who are incapable of attending classes at the University of British Columbia. The webcasts cover subjects such as literature & languages, religion & spirituality, science & engineering, law, performing arts, and more. For further information, please visit the About Webcasts page.
Designed to help in searching for archival material, this guide is intended to help for researchers both at the University of British Columbia or anywhere abroad.
This guide is designed specifically to help researchers looking through the University of British Columbia's historical maps and atlases.