Coming soon…

One of the jewels of our collection is the cuneiform tablet. So you may be wondering why it hasn’t made an appearance on any of our promotional products yet. Today Leslie Field and I started photographing some of the Near Eastern artifacts for our Zazzle store. Well, Lesley did the…

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Funding update

Our project has just been awarded funding from UBC’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund – Flexible Learning. The funding will enable us to photograph the McGregor squeeze collection and create an online database accessible to scholars around the world. A huge thanks to Maude Côté-Landry,  Larissa Ringham (Digital Projects Librarian, UBC…

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Fundraising update

The book sale raised $327.10 over two days and the bake sale raised $427.05. Clearly, the students and professors at UBC have their priorities in order, and food trumps learning. After expenses, we’ve raised $700.00 of the $8,000.00 needed to digitize the collection! A huge thank you to Shalini Tandon…

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Fundraising Events This Week at UBC

For readers who happen to be on or near the UBC campus this week, we’re having the first of many fundraising events to raise the money needed to digitize the squeeze collection. Enjoy some delicious baked goods full of buttery, chocolatey, or bacon-y goodness, buy a few books to support…

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