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Libraries and Librarians helping us all #LookItUP

Posted: November 9, 2017
#Alternativefacts. #FakeNews. Phrases of political rhetoric that rapidly became a lightning rod for information professionals, journalists, and academics to galvanize against and respond in kind with #EvaluateSources. #FactCheck. ...more

Exciting times, indeed, but also nerve-wracking:
UBC Press's foray into trade publishing

Posted: November 7, 2017
Every university press publishes books that matter or – as we like to say at UBC Press – “Thought That Counts.” But these books would matter more if publishers could get the attention of readers outside of their traditional hard-core academic audience. Over the past two years, UBC Press has tried to do exactly that, honing newfound skills to attract general readers. ...more

Behind-the-Scenes: The New Purich Books Logo

Posted: November 1, 2017
On a crisp October afternoon, Liz Hudson (UBC Press’s inventory coordinator) and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Emma Novotny, Senior Graphic Designer from UBC’s Faculty of Arts, to chat about the process behind designing the new Purich Books logo. ...more

In the News: Give and Take

Posted: October 6, 2017
Shirley Tillotson's tax book, Give and Take: The Citizen Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, is releasing in just over a month. Lately she's been making the rounds in the media. ...more
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