Story: “How UBC Library has delivered access to physical materials and virtual help”

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When UBC Library’s physical locations suddenly closed in March 2020, access to the library’s physical collections became difficult, if not impossible. Electronic access to the collections was expanded through the library’s participation in the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service, but library users still needed a way to access physical resources that were not available in electronic formats. In response, the Materials Pick-up Service launched in July 2020.

Excerpted from “How UBC Library has delivered access to physical materials and virtual help” (May 26, 2021) on the UBC Library website.

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