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Community Access

Are you unaffiliated with UBC? There are many resources, services, events, and spaces you can access through the Library! Read this guide to learn more.

Welcome to UBC Library!

Welcome to UBC Library! If you are a community member interested in navigating the many Library spaces, services, and resources available to you, you’ve come to the right place.

In this guide, you will find key information to help you get started on your library journey. You’ll also find a sampling of highlights from across our 15 library units and branches.

Here to help you along the way are your friendly Community Engagement Librarians, Aleha, Allan, Donna, Kayla, and Nick.

What can a librarian help me with?

  • Finding, accessing, and evaluating information sources;
  • Collaborating on free public programming, including events, workshops, and exhibits;
  • Connecting community members with organizations, students, and faculty members;
  • Supporting community cultural heritage projects;
  • And more!

We love to hear from community members! Please reach out to one of us using the contact information in the Connect with a Community Engagement Librarian box. You can find the box to the left of this one if you are on a computer, or above it if you are using a mobile device or tablet.

Land Acknowledgement

The Vancouver Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

The Okanagan Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation.

The UBC Learning Exchange is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

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