David Lam Library staff moving back

The staff of the David Lam Library are moving back to their offices in the new Canaccord Learning Commons on Monday January 31. During the week of January 31, we will be moving in, setting up equipment, and retrieving our book and journal collection from Koerner Library. Staff and student assistants will finalize and train […]

Copyright changes to cost universities

A copyright fee increase set by Access Canada will add considerable costs to coursepacks created at universities. UBC currently spends about $650,000 on copyright fees. The fee increase is predicted to increase UBC’s copyright expense to almost $2 million. The previous copyright agreement ended December 31, and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada […]

UBC Small Business Accelerator Debuts

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre recently launched its Small Business Accelerator Program. The SBA initiative was originally conceived by David Lam Management Research Library librarian Jan Wallace during her term as interim director of the IKBLC. The concept began with a visit from an economic development officer from Nelson, BC, who was seeking assistance […]

Canaccord Learning Commons in the News

” The University of British Columbia business school’s library is clearing out the equivalent of an entire floor’s worth of books to make room for 17 new group discussion rooms, silent study space, conversational areas, larger computer monitor stations supporting collaborative student projects – and, for the first time, enough electrical outlets to support all […]

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