Databases

Statistical Support for Grad Students

This fall, graduate students will be able to receive one-on-one consultations and workshops related to statistical software support. The UBC Library has equipped Koerner 217 with Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) software on all workstations, which allows the new services to be rolled out beginning in the fall term. Details of workshops and one-on-one […]

Year-long trial access to streaming videos from the Alexander Street Press

UBC Library has negotiated trial access for a year  to the Alexander Street Press’s VAST: Academic Video Online, a multi-disciplinary streaming video collection: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?id=2140 This database currently contains over 17,000 titles and coves a wide range of subject areas, including business and economics and current affairs. 5,000 new titles will be added during this next […]

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.  […]

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) – Trial Access

UBC Library is running a trial of the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS):http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1814 IBSS “includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 […]

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, […]

Business Expert Press Digital Libraries – Trial Access

UBC Library is running a trial on Business Expert Press Digital Libraries (2010-2011 e-book collection). “Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical ebooks for students advancing towards degrees in business/management — anyone, in fact, interested in entrepreneurship. There are plenty of introductory textbooks for entry-level students, and numerous sources of primary research materials for doctoral candidates. […]

Sage Research Methods Online – Trial Access

UBC Library is running a trial on SAGE Research Methods Online until November 3rd. “SAGE Research Methods Online is a web-based research methods tool created to support researchers and students as they explore relevant content across the social and behavioral sciences, covering quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods.  SRMO links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, […]

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