Research and learning

“They also serve:” Honouring Alexis Alvey

“They also serve:” Honouring Alexis Alvey

This Remembrance Day, we honour A. Alexis Alvey and the navy’s first female service members.

Wish You Were Here?

Wish You Were Here?

Guest blogger Gabriella Cigarroa explores the puzzling trend of postcards depicting accidents and disasters.

I Know We’ll Meet Again

I Know We’ll Meet Again

Explore an online exhibition of letters written by Japanese Canadian teenagers after their forced dispersal from the coastal regions of British Columbia in 1942.

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

A StoryMap version of our Asian Canadian History and Archives Research Guide is now available.

A new way to picture Canada

A new way to picture Canada

Join us for a student-curated exhibition: Picturing Canada!

Chung Collection videos and tour

Chung Collection videos and tour

Enjoy a Chung Collection video series, virtual exhibition tour, and a wealth of digitized collections!

“For All Time” satellite display

“For All Time” satellite display

Join us for a display in celebration of our exciting new acquisition and to compliment the exhibition, “For All Time – The Shakespeare FIRST FOLIO”, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

RBSC is excited to announce the acquisition of a complete first edition of Shakespeare’s “Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies,” also know as the First Folio.

Science Literacy Week 2021

Science Literacy Week 2021

In honour of Science Literacy Week 2021, explore RBSC’s archives related to British Columbia’s environment.

International Kelmscott Press Day

International Kelmscott Press Day

Celebrate International Kelmscott Press Day with a lecture by Dr. Gregory Mackie about William Morris’s influence in Vancouver and the Library’s own Kelmscott Chaucer.