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2 2 UBC Library highlights UBC Library Collections include: –Over 7 million items (print and electronic) –Over 1.4 million e-books –More than 229,000 journal titles –Over 5.3 million microforms –More than 890,000 maps, audio, video and graphic materials

3 Features the first automated storage and retrieval system in a Canadian library Holds the first book published in B.C., a legal work that was the personal copy of David Cameron, the one-time Chief Justice of Vancouver Island Has digitized more than 30,000 UBC theses as part of the Retrospective Theses and Dissertation project UBC Library highlights

4 Association of Research Libraries rankings – North America UBC Library’s highest ranking - ARL Investment Index Top Canadian academic libraries

5 Association of Research Libraries rankings – North America Expenditures per students

6 What’s the name of the collection at UBC Library, deemed a national treasure, that documents early British Columbia history, immigration and settlement and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company? The Chung Collection UBC Library highlights Photo credit: UBC Library

7 Holds the extensive archives of Douglas Coupland, one of Canada’s most renowned authors and an internationally recognized visual artist who popularized the term “Generation X” Is home to Xwi7xwa Library, the only Aboriginal branch of a university library in Canada UBC Library highlights Photo credit: UBC Library

8 Electronic collections growth Expenditures shift from print to electronic

9 Changing service models Usage shifts from print to electronic

10 New collections

11 Changing Service Models Number of reference questions

12 What do librarians do and how many are at UBC Library? Teaching, Collection development, Liaison, Reference Specializations: Digitization, IT/Systems, archives, copyright, community engagement, learning commons UBC Library – Teaching and Learning Photo credit: UBC Library

13 UBC Library – Teaching and Learning

14 More than 1,600 classes taught, involving more than 40,000 participants – 38% increase over five years Topics include information literacy, citation management, thesis formatting, copyright, social media, and using digital collections 90 librarians available to help students & faculty More than 4296 tutoring & coaching interactions in 2013/14 UBC Library – Teaching and Learning

15 630 computer workstations Mac workstations available at IKBLC, Koerner and Law Libraries Advanced multimedia software including Adobe Creative Suite 6, Final Cut Pro and Finale Laptops, camcorders, LCD projectors, phone & laptop chargers, and more available for loan New Digital Media Commons in IKBLC UBC Library – Technology

16 Approximately how many people do you think go through the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre each month? 225,000 UBC Library – Space & Usage Photo credit: UBC Library

17 15 branches & divisions, 8 buildings on Point Grey Campus 27 bookable study rooms 5398 study spaces across UBC Library, 1818 in IKBLC Gate Counts IKBLC | 241,116 Koerner | 98,334 Woodward | 39,247 All branches ~2,834,245 (2011/12) UBC Library – Space & Usage

18 Learning Commons Chapman Learning Commons (IKBLC) Canaccord Learning Commons (David Lam) Learning support for first and second year students Equipment lending, tutoring, coaching Research Commons (Koerner Library) Emphasis on support for Graduate Students Thesis formatting, citation management, statistical software, GIS lab UBC Library – Space & Usage

19 True or false? The Program Services team in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre focuses on community engagement work Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

20 Emphasis on community engagement BC History Digitization Program: $1-million milestone Small Business Accelerator Project Aboriginal Enhancement Schools Network Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

21 Transforming into a 21st-century research library Digitization Centre opened in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Highlights: the BC Historical Newspapers Digitization Project (historicalnewspapers.library.ubc.ca) and the BC Bibliography Project (bcbibtest.library.ubc.ca)historicalnewspapers.library.ubc.cabcbibtest.library.ubc.ca Digitization of Tairiku Nippō newspaper as part of UBC’s Japanese Canadian Student Tribute The Digital Agenda

22 Activities co-ordinated through a cross-campus Copyright Advisory Group Members of the copyright team worked with members of the UBC community to ensure copyright compliance; more than 100 workshops and meetings in departments, attracting more than 2,800 participants See copyright.ubc.ca for more informationcopyright.ubc.ca Copyright

23 start an evolution launched in 2011 Library’s goal: raise $25 million by 2015 (nearly 65% of that amount raised by fiscal 2012/13 year end) Library priorities: renovation activities at the Asian, Koerner and Woodward libraries; expand and steward print and digital collections Support

24 Budgetary pressures for UBC Library and the University The rising cost of electronic resources Unstable business models in publishing world Competing sources of information – Google, Wikipedia Keeping pace with rapidly changing technologies Challenges

25 Consolidation of some Library services and branches Refurbishment of the Library’s physical spaces Approval for the BC Integrated Research Library Adapting to technological opportunities, such as social media Implementation of the Flexible Learning Initiative Trends and opportunities

26 Tempora mutantur nos et mutamur in illis. The times change and we change with them. – John Owen, Fellow, New College, Oxford (c – c. 1622/28) Connect. Explore. Discover. Cover image: © Lara Swimmer Photography


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