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By sromkey on December 23, 2010
The end of the year for an archivist can feel like… well, like Christmas! At the end of the year a lot of people get around to adding to their archives. As a little preview, next year you can expect to see additions to: The Douglas Coupland fonds The Ann Blades fonds The Chung Collection […]
By sromkey on December 22, 2010
The Chung Collection exhibition space will be closed for the same duration as UBC Library: from December 24 at 3 pm until 9 am on January 4th. However, if you are on campus before we close down, please feel free to come and view not only the Chung Collection exhibition, but also a special holiday exhibition in the reading room of Rare Books and Special Collections. “‘Tis the Season” features historic children’s holiday books, a collection of West Coast holiday books, and holiday items from fine presses such as Heavenly Monkey, Charles Van Sandwyck and Robert Sabuda. The Christmas labels from the Chung Collection,above, are also featured in a case dedicated to the jolly old elf himself. The Chung Collection and Rare Books and Special Collections are located on the first floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
By kalsbeek on December 21, 2010
This week our featured place is Fort Fraser, British Columbia. Today, Fort Fraser, named by the explorer, Simon Fraser in 1806, is a community of about 1000 people that is active in the tourism and forestry industries. Historically, Fort Fraser played an important role in the development of British Columbia for a number of reasons, […]
By sromkey on December 11, 2010
A post to the Society of American Archivists listserv mentioned this piece of software: ILINX Capture Mobile “allows you to capture an image of anything, attach keywords to it, so you and easily find it later, and then emails a PDF of the image back to you.” Seems like a tool with potential for those […]