Circulation

New Books at the Asian Library (Mar 15, 2017)

Korean-language materials DS329.4 .K36 2015 유라시아 역사 기행 : 한반도 에서 시베리아 까지, 5천년 초원 문명 을 걷다 / 강 인욱 DS917.27 .H3654 2015 한국 의 문화 70년 / 정 진석 외 지음 DS922.42.Y64 C46 2015 청년 여 정남 과 박 정희 시대 / 여 정남 평전 편집 위원회 기획 ; 정 운현 지음 HQ18.K6 […]

New Books at the Asian Library (Feb 27, 2017)

INDIC-LANGUAGE MATERIALS DS392.2.I84 J56 2016 Calla Jindara Isalāmābāda callīe / Jindara HQ1744.P86 G87 2016 Dhīāṃ nāla jagga wasendā : wārataka : nārī sarokāra / Ḍā. Guramindara Siddhū PK2659.A52 K87 2015 Kuṛī Kaineḍā dī / Anamola Kaura PK2659.H29733 H37 2016 Hāsa wiaṅga afasāne = Stories of humour & satire / Haramohindara Siṅgha Harajī PK2659.T48 H37 2015 Hasatāk̲h̲ara […]

Most popular titles in Asian Library’s Great Reads collection

Asian Library’s Great Reads collection of leisure reading was launched in December 2015. It’s more than a year now and this year’s Great Reads items just arrived.  Some of the old titles will be moved to the regular stacks. The following books were the most frequently circulated in each language area during the past year: […]

New Books at the Asian Library (Feb 15, 2017)

Chinese-language materials BJ1533.F5 W364 2015 孝道之网 : 客家孝道的历史人类学研究 Xiao dao zhi wang : Kejia xiao dao de li shi ren lei xue yan jiu BL1945.N45 G46 2016 中国民间造神 : 内丘神码与民间信仰实践 Zhongguo min jian zao shen : Neiqiu shen ma yu min jian xin yang shi jian NA1545 .J52 2016 近代外国人在华建筑遗存的遗产化研究 Jin dai wai guo ren […]

New Books at the Asian Library (Jan 30, 2017)

Chinese-language materials DS610.63.T45 Y68 2015 父亲与我 /尤今. 马来亚敌后工作回忆录 Fu qin yu wo / Malaiya di hou gong zuo hui yi lu PL2263 .L5 2016 多元涵容的文化心态与文学思想 Duo yuan han rong de wen hua xin tai yu wen xue si xiang PL2302 .C446 2015 中国左翼文学的演进与嬗变: 1927-1937 Zhongguo zuo yi wen xue de yan jin yu shan bian […]

New books at the Asian Library (Jan 5, 2017)

Japanese-language materials DS803.K665 2016 近衞家名宝からたどる宮廷文化史 : 陽明文庫が伝える千年のみやび  Konoe-ke meihō kara tadoru kyūtei bunkashi : Yōmei Bunko ga tsutaeru sennen no miyabi N7353.5.T36 2015 江戶のバロック : 日本美術のあたらしい見かた  Edo no barokku : Nihon bijutsu no atarashii mikata HT725.J3 S56 2016 部落史入門  Burakushi nyūmon PL721.M42 F852 2016 医学書のなかの「文学」 : 江戶の医学と文学が作り上げた世界  Igakusho no naka no “bungaku” : Edo no […]

New Books at the Asian Library (Dec 21, 2016)

Chinese-language materials BJ1558.C5 C539 2015 《小学》通俗解义 “Xiao xue” tong su jie yi HF1604.Z4 A78578 2015 一带一路”建设与东盟地区的自由贸易区安排 Yi dai yi lu” jian she yu Dong meng di qu de zi you mao yi qu an pai HQ1767 .L494 2015 《纽约时报》的中国女性形象研究 (2001年-2010年)   Niuyue shibao de Zhongguo nüxing xingxiang yanjiu PL2705.I17 Z9755 2015 纪昀文学思想研究 Ji Yun wen xue […]

UBC Library branches closing early due to winter weather conditions

Asian Library Holiday Hours

Asian Library’s opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays: December 19-20 (Mon-Tue): 9:00 am to 7:00 pm December 21-23 (Wed-Fri): 9:00 am to 5:00 pm December 24 – January 2 (Sat – Mon): closed We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Check out more at hours and locations.  

New Books at the Asian Library (Dec 7, 2016)

Korean-language materials B5253.C6 H66 2016 동도관 의 변화 로 본 한국 근대 철학 Tongdogwan ŭi pyŏnhwa ro pon Han’guk kŭndae ch’ŏrhak DS922.35 .Y43 2016 한국 의 시국 사건 : 1964-1987, 군인 의 시대 를 기록 하다 Han’guk ŭi siguk sakŏn : 1964-1987, kunin ŭi sidae rŭl kirok hada DS924.C475 K56 2016 정선 의 무형 문화 […]

Asian Library Extended Open Hours During Exams

To accommodate students’ study schedules, Asian Library will be open extended hours on Fridays during the examination period: December 9 : 9:00 am to 7:00 pm December 16 : 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Please also visit Hours and Locations to check out the open hours of different library branches. Don’t walk alone if you […]

A New Donation: Guangzhou Encyclopedia 廣州大典

The Sun Yat-sen Library of Guangdong Province has donated the 《廣州大典》 Guangzhou Da Dian  (Guangzhou Encyclopedia), a set that includes 520 volumes of Chinese classical works to the UBC Asian Library. Please refer to the library catalogue and the table of content for more details. Compiled for approximately 10 years and published in the April […]

New evening hours in the winter session

Please note that Asian Library has shortened its evening open hours in the winter session (September to April). The new hours are: Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-7:00pm Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday: 12:00 noon-5:00pm Sunday and holidays: Closed Please contact us at asian.library@ubc.ca if you have any concerns and questions about the changes in our opening hours.  

Korean Language Resources Guide

GAA Reference Hours

Other than the regular reference hours (i.e. Monday to Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.), Asian Library will have Graduate Academic Assistant (GAA) manning our Reference Desk during the peak time from Monday to Thursday. They can help patrons in their own language areas while answering basic to intermediate reference questions in general. Welcome to drop by […]

Holiday Hours

Asian Library Holiday Hours

Asian Library’s opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays: December 21 (Mon): 9am to 8pm December 22-23 (Tue-Wed): 9am to 5pm December 24 (Thu): 9am to 3pm December 25 – January 3 (Fri-Sun): closed We will resume our regular hours on Monday, January 4, 2016. Check out more at hours and locations.

Asian Library Extended Open Hours During Exams

To accommodate students’ study schedules, Asian Library will be open extended hours on Fridays during the examination period: December 11: 9am – 8pm December 18: 9am – 8pm Please also visit Hours and Locations to check out the open hours of different library branches. Don’t walk alone if you travel late at night after study. […]

Asian Library Fall Update 2015

Asian Library Fall Update 2015 – click here for the pdf version.  

Visit of Prof. Nobuyoshi Takashima

Visit of Prof. Nobuyoshi Takashima

Japanese historian, educator and textbook author Takashima Nobuyoshi, Professor Emeritus of the University of Ryukyus, visited the Asian Library on October 15, prior to his special lecture at the C.K.Choi Building. He made a valuable donation of 12 volumes of Nihon no ronten (Thank you for completing our collection!), along with his wife (Takashima Michi)’s […]

New North Korean Film collection

          The Asian Library recently acquired a comprehensive North Korean film collection with the generous funding support from the UBC Centre for Korean Research.  In the format of DVDs, the collection holds films produced in each decade of the 20th century since the 1960s, all the way through the 21st century. […]

New GAA Reference Hours

Starting from October 5, other than the regular reference hours (i.e. Monday to Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.), Asian Library will have Graduate Academic Assistant (GAA) manning our Reference Desk during the peak time from Monday to Thursday. They can help patrons in their own language areas while answering basic to intermediate reference questions in general. […]

Asian Library New Food & Drink Policy

Effective immediately, no food is being consumed in any public area in the Asian Library. To ensure the protection and preservation of library collections, and to provide a comfortable and clean environment for studying, Asian Library enforces a new and strict food and drink policy starting from September 18, 2015. Under the new policy, library […]

Changes in Japanese reference support

Our Japanese Librarian Shirin Eshghi is on leave for the year of 2015. We regret that support for Japanese language related questions will be available for only so many hours per week. Please note that the expected wait time for requests will also increase.  Please direct your reference related questions to Yoonkyung Kim at: japanese.library.support@ubc.ca. […]

One year subscription to NK News (North Korean News)

Responding to our patron needs, UBC Library has been investigating ways on how best to increase access to and gather more reliable information about North Korea.  We are now pleased to announce that with generous funding support from the Centre for Korean Research at the Institute of Asian Research, we have managed to secure a […]

Asian Library’s opening hours in April

Due to statutory holidays and UBC exam period in April, Asian Library opening hours will be changed on the following dates: April 3 (Friday) – Closed April 4 (Saturday) – Closed April 6 (Monday) – Closed April 17 (Friday) – 9am-8pm April 24 (Friday) – 9am-8pm April 29 (Wednesday) – 9am-5pm April 30 (Thursday) – […]

New Trial Resource – NK News

Asian Library Open Hours Change during Reading Week

The week of February 16 is the Reading Week in UBC.  Asian Library open hours will be changed as follows: Monday, February 16 9:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday, February 17 9:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday, February 18 9:00am – 5:00pm Thursday, February 19 9:00am – 5:00pm Friday, February 20 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday, February 21 closed (due […]

Holiday Hours

Asian Library Holiday Hours 2014

Asian Library open hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays: December 15-16 (Mon-Tue): 9am to 8pm December 17-19 (Wed-Fri): 9am to 5pm December 20-21 (Sat-Sun): closed December 22-23 (Mon-Tue): 9am to 5pm December 24 (Wed): 9am to 3pm December 25 – January 1 (Thu-Thu): closed January 2 (Fri): 9am to 5pm January 3-4 (Sat-Sun): […]

Asian Library Extended Open Hours During Exams

To accommodate students’ study schedules, Asian Library will be open extended hours on Fridays during the examination period: December 5: 9am – 8pm December 12: 9am – 8pm Please also visit Hours and Locations to check out the open hours of different library branches. Don’t walk alone if you travel late at night after study. […]

Puban Project Complete and Online!

Food For Fines at UBC Library

UBC Pay for Print service rolls out at UBC Library

Donations from New World Press

Donations from New World Press

Zhang Hai’ou, Editor-in-chief, and three other representatives from the New World Press (新世界出版社) visited the Asian Library on Tuesday, June 25. They generously presented to the Library 16 titles of Chinese monographs, including “我们的荊轲(莫言)”,  “做个快乐读书人(刘墉)”, “沙海(南派三叔)”, “平凹文墨迹(贾平凹)”, “漫画一生(华君武)”, “北大国学课”, “”一百个中国人的梦”, etc.  The books are now on display at the Asian Centre entrance until July 10 […]

Carpet Cleaning May 28-29

To facilitate the annual cleaning of carpet, different floors of the library will be CLOSED at the time listed below: Upper floor Tuesday May 28 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Lower floor Wednesday May 29 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm Seminar rooms & CJK reference area Wednesday May 29 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm We […]

New Course Reserve System Available to Instructors & Students

UBC Library has been introducing a new course reserve system since last August through Connect, UBC’s new learning management system. This system, launched by UBC Library in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology and UBC IT, is a portal to all course reserves on a secure, campus-wide basis. Old course reserves request […]

Collections Relocation

The removal of all materials from the Asian vault on the ground floor was completed last week. ALL Asian rare collections including the Puban, Pang Jingtang collections are now kept at the Rare Books and Special Collections division at IKBLC with storage conditions that meet international standards. Other big sets such as 百部叢書集成 AC149.P25 S.1-S.100, […]

Asian Library joined the UBC-BWB partnership in handling discarded books

Asian Library has recently joined the UBC-BWB partnership in handling discarded library materials. UBC Point Grey, UBC Okanagan and the UBC Bookstore have long developed partnerships with Better World Books, an award winning online bookstore “with a soul” based in Atlanta, GA. This company is considered a trail blazer among newly emerging socially and environmentally […]

Temporary Floor Closing for the Asian Library

The Asian Library will close the 2nd floor from July 10 through 12 for renovation. There will be no access to our Chinese, Japanese and Korean collections in the call number range of A to F, H, P to PL4000s during that period of time. Library patrons can still access the lower floor collections: newspapers, […]

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