Teaching

Enhance your classwork with streaming videos

Two streaming video databases are available to Sauder School instructors for use in preparing courses. Films on Demand is a multidisciplinary database of videos on various topics including business. Instructors can create playlists, easily clip segments from longer videos, embed those segments in Connect, show segments in class, create persistent links, etc. VAST is Alexander […]

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, […]

RefWorks for Business Researchers Workshop

The David Lam Library is offering a RefWorks for Business Researchers workshop on Wednesday November 9th from 9.00-10.30am in the Canaccord Learning Commons. The workshop is open to graduate students at faculty at the Sauder School of Business. RefWorks is a web based citation management tool, available to all UBC students, faculty and staff through […]

What Students Don’t Know

A new study at Illinois Academic Libraries studied college students’ reasons for not approaching academic librarians for help in finding information. According to the study authors, students’ research habits are worse than librarians have realized. Problems include over-reliance on Google, misunderstanding of search logic, and preference for simple databases over scholarly ones. Whose fault is […]

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 […]

Teaching in August

Although the library and learning commons are quiet during August, Lam librarians are working hard to prepare and update their instructional sessions for fall. Upcoming classes and orientations that we are currently working on include the MBA Precore, The MBA Core, the JumpStart orientation for international students, the Early Career Master’s orientation, and the MBA […]

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