Woodward Blog

  • Climate Justice Resources for Climate Emergency Week 2022
    On February 14-18, UBC will hold its first Climate Change Emergency Week to mark the anniversary of the UBC Board of Governor’s endorsement of the Climate Emergency Task Force Report and Recommendations. The Sustainability Hub, Climate Hub, and AMS will host a number of events this week, encouraging participants to take action in light of the U.N.’s declaration of a “code red” level of danger for […]
  • Light Therapy Lamps at Woodward and BMB Library
      The slush and ice are finally going away, but it might be a longer wait for the sunshine to be back. Whether you are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or experience the winter blues from time to time, you may benefit from light therapy – a resource available for free at the Woodward Library and the BMB Library.   Seasonal Affective Disorder is a […]
  • Graphic Novels are Great Reads
    Did you know that Woodward has a collection of graphic novels? Perhaps graphic novels, which are long form comics, are not the format most of us associate with a science library. The use of illustrated materials to convey complex topics is a way to challenge dominant methods of scholarship by diversifying the perspectives heard and, in this case, seen. Comics and graphic novels have long been […]
  • 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 after taking one of the many online workshops offered by the […]
  • “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 our children’s children. In the face of these threats, how do […]