Spring Book Display: LOVE Makes the World Go Round

With each wave of the pandemic, social and physical distancing can leave us feeling isolated from those we care about most. We can reconnect with and relate to one another through stories, sharing experiences of the various relationships we have in our lives, whether these bonds be romantic, familial, or platonic. Now that we’ve regathered […]

New titles of Persian materials available

New titles of Persian materials available

Happy Nowruz! Nowruz is the Persian New Year, which starts at the exact moment of spring equinox and conclude 13 days afterwards. This year’s Nowruz begins on March 20. A year ago, just before the Library closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were able to mount a display featuring a haft-seen spread to celebrate […]

UBC Library support in making course materials available online for the Fall

Below is the announcement issued by the Associate University Librarian, Collections to faculty members about providing course reserve materials for students in the Fall term. If you have any questions on placing Asian-language materials on reserve, please contact your subject librarians or email asian.reserve@ubc.ca. Dear Colleagues, As UBC looks towards preparing for the Fall term, […]

Material Pick-up Service

Asian Library Remote Resources and Services

All UBC Library branches will remain closed until further notice

New Acting Head at Asian Library

We are pleased to announce effective April 20, Adolfo Tarango will be Acting Head of Asian Library during Shirin Eshghi Furuzawa’s one year parental leave. Adolfo has been with the UBC Library since 2016 as Head of Technical Services and currently oversees the Collections Management, Cataloguing, Marking and Preservation Units. Welcome Adolfo!

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