Research help

Research help in summer term

Are you looking to find high quality information on an industry, company, consumer group, location or other business topic? Drop by our research help desk in person on Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays, from 1-4pm in CLC 220. This in-person service is dependent on librarian availability. If you prefer online Zoom research help, you can join […]

Research Help Desk

UBC classes are returning to in-person instruction starting Monday, February 7th. David Lam Library and other UBC library branches have been open to our community throughout January. We are currently offering a hybrid research help model which consists of both in-person and Zoom drop-in reference support. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we are offering online Zoom […]

Research help

Due to student demand, David Lam business librarians decided to add one more day of Zoom research help. Our updated research help schedule consists of remote Zoom drop-ins on Monday and Tuesday afternoons, from 1 to 4 pm. For Zoom Mondays and Tuesdays, join via browser in 4 easy steps: 1. Go to 2. Enter […]

Graduate Open Scholar Award

Want a chance to win $500 and share your research with the world? Contribute your graduate non-thesis coursework to the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award Collection in cIRcle, UBC’s digital repository, for the chance to win one of two $500 awards. Your work will also be featured in popular UBC Library publications, social media channels, […]

Three new transportation-related research guides

Three new transportation-related research guides have been added to the David Lam Library website. David Lam librarians designed these guides to provide researchers and students with credible starting points for researching transportation related topics. The guides identify relevant books and media, article sources, databases, industry associations, government agencies, and scholarly resources.  They also include tips […]

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 […]

New Healthcare Administration Research Guide Published

The David Lam Management Research has published a new research guide on Health Care Administration, for use by MBA and EMBA students at the Sauder School of Business who are researching topics related to business plans, marketing, operations, efficiency, purchasing, etc. in the healthcare industry.