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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Photographing the Squeeze Collection

We had the opportunity recently to watch the process of photographing a squeeze. Digital Initiatives has a number of projects under way at any given time, so we were lucky that Chris was able to fit in photography of some squeezes over the summer. He has photographed about 30 –…

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Project update and new features

When we began the project, we had no idea how many squeezes were in the collection, and we really did not know what condition they were in. One of the first steps has been to determine exactly what we have in the collection, and how many of the squeezes should…

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