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And there’s the humor of it: Shakespeare and the four humors

And there’s the humor of it: Shakespeare and the four humors

The exhibition featured additional materials from UBC Library’s collections to explore related topics, such as Shakespearean theatre in British Columbia and Shakespeare in children’s literature. Collection highlights included: the second edition folio of Shakespeare’s complete works (1807), first editions of Spenser’s The Faerie Queene (1590), John Donne’s Poems (1633), and George Herbert’s The Temple (1633), […]

Masters of Science Tapestry

Masters of Science Tapestry

Tapestry History This tapestry, worked in 1948 in a special workshop opened at Colombes particularly for the weaving of several models representing different scenes such as: Masters of Science–Masters of the Spirit– Springtime–Water and Fire–The Harvest–The Dance–The Chase. The workshop at Colombes was directed by M Guillaume Janneau, administrator of the Gobelin tapestry works. Numerous designs […]

Masters of the Spirit Tapestry

Masters of the Spirit Tapestry

A Neurological Tapestry: Some time ago the Journal published a description of a modern French tapestry, “Masters of Science,” which hangs in the Woodward Biomedical Library of the University of British Columbia

Katie meets Katherine: How Land & Food Systems students are supported by the UBC Library

Katie meets Katherine: How Land & Food Systems students are supported by the UBC Library

Meet Katie Koralesky, PhD candidate in the Animal Welfare Program at UBC, Faculty of Land and Food Systems. Katie joined the Animal Welfare Program because of the program’s research focus not only on animals, but also on the people who care for animals in different settings. Katie learned about Katherine Miller, Reference Librarian at Woodward Library […]

"tide pools - sea star" by Theo Crazzolara is licensed under CC BY 2.0

“Listening to the Earth”: Oral histories of life in a changing climate

We are in the midst of a climate crisis. Report after report demonstrate how human actions are impacting our planet. These changes bring major consequences for many of the species we share this planet with. Unless we act now, many of the organisms we live alongside today may not be around for our children or […]

Woodward Library Online

We know, we know, you hear this over and over again, but we have to say it here: the pandemic has changed everything. Whether you’re studying, teaching or working from home, we have all been forced to learn new ways of getting tasks done within the confines of the digital world. And with UBC’s recent […]