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Hallowe’en Haunted Patio

Hallowe’en Haunted Patio

Connie Flook, our CLC Program Assistant  organized an incredible Hallowe’en Haunted Patio at David Lam Library yesterday. The event took place on our second floor patio from 12-2 pm and was attended by over 100 people. In addition to renting out a fog machine and a large tent in case it rains, the event had 5 exciting stations […]

BC Business Librarians’ Meeting

BC Business Librarians’ Meeting

David Lam librarian Irena Trebic was pleased to host 16 business librarians across the province on October 23, 2017 at the BC Business Librarians’ Meeting which took place at UBC Robson Square. In addition to having an EBSCO representative demonstrate the difference between Business Source Complete and Business Source Ultimate, there were many exciting demos about […]

New Open Access journal supports students from diverse language backgrounds

BC teachers and researchers working with students speaking English as an additional language will benefit from a new journal created by the Association of British Columbia teachers of English as an additional language (BC TEAL). The journal is hosted on the Okanagan campus Library’s Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. The journal’s website is:  http://ejournals.ok.ubc.ca/index.php/BCTJ With […]

International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, David Lam library would like to highlight some books from our collection about women and work. Come into the library and check out the books for yourself! Women in Leadership and Work-family Integration Margaret Weber 2015 Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead Sheryl Sandberg 2013 Women in business : […]

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 […]

What are they saying 82

“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. […]

Canadian Census

The return of the mandatory Census questionnaire has generated excitement among Canadians. Although May 10, 2016 is the official  census day, it is not a strict deadline, according to Statistics Canada. Canadians are being asked to complete it as soon as they can in the following days. Many have yet to fill out their questionnaire. So what exactly is the […]

Harry Potter exhibit survey

From October 6 to December 11, 2015 UBC’s Rare Books and Special Collections curated the Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit at 3 Library branches including David Lam Library, Koerner Library, and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.  The exhibition featured first editions, and stories and memorabilia from the Vancouver business community exploring the impact and legacy of the […]

Inventions by women

In celebration of Women’s History Month let’s take a look at some of the great inventions made by women. Here are a few top inventions by women: 1) The computer algorithm (Ada Lovelace AKA “the first computer programmer”) 2) Computer software (Dr Grace Murray Hopper) 3) Wireless transmissions technology (Hedy Lamarr) 4) The car heater (Margaret […]

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