Black History Month 2023

February is Black History Month. Black History Month is a time to learn more about the many important contributions of Black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of Canada, and about the diversity of Black communities in Canada and their importance to the history of this country.  David Lam Library has put together a […]

Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz’s book talk

Please join us this Friday, January 13, 2023 from 10:30AM – 11:30AM for a book talk by UBC Sauder’s very own Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz! This event will take place in the silent study space (CLC 224) located on the main floor of the David Lam library. Coffee and cookies will be served. Dr. Berkowitz’s most […]

Small Business Month

October is Small Business Month. Celebrate #SmallBusinessMonth with DLAM and the @sba_bc  Discover recent developments in Indigenous and Black entrepreneurship and programs aspiring entrepreneurs in these communities by visiting the SBA blog, and check out the book displays at UBC Library. David Lam Library is hosting a book display focused on celebrating entrepreneurial diversity […]

Science Literacy Week 2022

This year, Science Literacy Week takes place from September 19 to 25. This is a Canada-wide celebration of science with each year having a different theme. This year’s theme is Mathematics. If you want to learn more about events happening across Canada (in-person and online), be sure to check this event listing. Events are organized […]

Science Literacy Week

This year, Science Literacy Week (September 20-26, 2021) has partnered with Environment and Climate Change Canada to explore climate: how climates have evolved over time, how those changes have impacted our lives, and how our climates might change in the future. UBC Library is pleased to present a special edition of our UBC Librarians Recommend […]

Klondike Gold Rush donation

UBC alumnus and Canadian telecommunications icon, Philip B. Lind, CM, has donated the Phil Lind Klondike Gold Rush Collection to UBC Library. This is an unparalleled rare book and archival collection, dating from the Klondike Gold Rush (1894–1904). This collection is a cultural property of outstanding significance and consists of books, maps, letters and photos […]

Materials Pick-up Service launched

On July 6, 2020, UBC Library launched an on-campus materials pick-up service to enable library users to access items in the collection that are not available in electronic formats. This materials pickup service is available for current UBC students, faculty and staff only during the physical closure of UBC Library branches.  Users can request a […]

Small Business Week

It’s that wonderful time of year again! Kick off small business week with one of these great reads books: Burn the Business Plan: What Great Entrepreneurs Really Do by  Carl J Schramm​Did you know that the average entrepreneur starts their company at age thirty-nine? This myth-busting guide to starting and running a business presents the […]

Dr. Mattessich, Professor Emeritus (Accounting)

Richard (Ricco) Mattessich, Professor Emeritus (Accounting), Accounting and Information Systems Division at UBC Sauder passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2019. He recently celebrated his 97th birthday. Over a career extending back to the early 1940s, Richard Mattessich authored over 25 books and more than 180 papers published in books, anthologies and journals (close to […]