Celebrate Freedom to Read Week

UBC Library is celebrating Freedom to Read Week, February 26 to March 4, 2017. Freedom to read can never be taken for granted. Even in a free country such as Canada, schools and libraries are regularly asked to remove books and magazines from their shelves. Banning books and restricting free expression on the Internet affects the […]

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“Thanks so much for your quick reply. Really helpful information!” -UBC Sauder School of Business Phd student in Finance, February 2017

Library resources vs. “fake news”

Given the current trend of “fake news” stories, David Lam Library wanted to shed light on its library resources which offer access to trustworthy sources of information.  The library subscribes to over 50 online business databases which pool quality information from a variety of reputable sources. You can find information ranging from current news (eg. Factiva […]

Opening Reception and Symposium at Belkin Art Gallery

Do you need a bit of a study break? Why not check out the To refuse/To wait/To sleep and M&A Opening Reception and Symposium at Belkin Art Gallery.  This exhibition investigates belief and prediction in economic models, precarious labour and illicit and marginalized markets. Speculative and experimental, this work of various artists tests models, forecasts […]

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“Thank you for the informative workshop on Business Resources. I appreciate the opportunity to learn more about and be reminded of these useful tools!” -Staff member, November 2016

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“Thank you for your session. My class definitely needed the help and were appreciative of your time and help.  Thank you so much!” -Sauder Faculty member, November 2016

Celebrating Thrive Week

It is that time of year again. UBC is celebrating Thrive this week (the 8th year in a row)!  This is a week focused on building positive mental health for everyone on campus. Be sure to also check out one of many campus events aimed at promoting positive mental health during Thrive Week, from October 31 to November 4, 2016. […]

“Open Access Week” October 24-30, 2016!

Did you know that  “Open Access Week” at UBC is happening October 24-30, 2016? Open Access is a movement encouraging the removal of barriers to scholarly research so that scholarly work is accessible to people everywhere. Access is available to everyone: students, policy makers, health care workers, professionals, educators, scholars in the developing world, and the public. This […]

Small Business Week October 17-21, 2016

UBC’s Small Business Accelerator Program is celebrating Small Business Week during October 17-21, 2016.  Check out their blog for more details. David Lam Library has put together a book display about entrepreneurship and small business. We also have a temporary collection of small business books in the back of the library. Come check out one of […]

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“The reference help is an amazing resource. I didn’t even know about it until now!” – COMM 465 student, October 2016

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