Database Trials: Mergent Online and Mint Global

Sauder School researchers and students have trial access for the next month to two important databases of international public and private company information. Mergent Online provides access to comprehensive business and financial information on public and private companies worldwide. Researchers can display and download up to fifteen years of detailed financial information for public companies, […]

Spotlight on SpringerLink

SpringerLink is a multidisciplinary database of full text publications published by Springer. It provides access to over 2,700 ejournals  and more than 55,000 ebooks, as well as reference works, monographic series and lecture notes. Disciplines covered include Business & Economics, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science, Behavioral Science, and Professional & Applied Computing.There are over 5,000 […]

Warc (World Advertising Research Center)

The David Lam Library has subscribed to Warc (formerly the World Advertising Research Center), a marketing database.  UBC researchers now have access to Advertising expenditure data from 80 global markets, a comparison of global media costs and ad spending forecasts for 12 key countries, as well as a wide range of media usage statistics and […]

McGraw-Hill ebook library

The David Lam Library recently subscribed to three years of access to three modules from McGraw-Hill’s ebook library Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management (30 titles) Finance & Investing (134 titles) Leadership & Management (99 titles) Many of the books are useful as introductory texts. Users can read full-text content online, as content cannot be downloaded.  […]

UBC Library Home Page Design Survey

The main UBC Library Homepage provides access to library-wide services and collections, including the catalogue, online databases and journals, and many local digitization projects.UBC Library wants to ensure that students and researchers can use this page to easily find their way to relevant, high quality content.  In order to improve its homepage design the Library […]

Three new transportation-related research guides

Three new transportation-related research guides have been added to the David Lam Library website. David Lam librarians designed these guides to provide researchers and students with credible starting points for researching transportation related topics. The guides identify relevant books and media, article sources, databases, industry associations, government agencies, and scholarly resources.  They also include tips […]

Business Expert Press collection

The David Lam Library recently purchased access to the Business Expert Press Digital Libraries e-book collection. This collection of over 150 practical and concise e-books on diverse business topics, such as supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy includes introductory textbooks for entry-level students, and numerous sources […]

Films on Demand: a database of high-quality streaming videos now available

Films can be used effectively in classrooms to illustrate concepts, to spark debates and to frame discussions. UBC Library has recently purchased access to Films on Demand, a database of over 7,300 high quality streaming video titles suitable for both undergraduate and graduate level courses in a variety of disciplines within the arts, humanities, medicine, […]

Library Support of the Jump Start Program

UBC Jump Start is an intensive two-week program which provides new international students with academic preparation for university life. Jump Start orientations are done in cohort groups for Arts, Applied Science, Business and Science and include one-hour library workshops taught by liaison librarians in those areas. David Lam Librarians taught three of the thirteen library […]

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