Earth Day Display 2024 (April 22)

Posted on Apr 11, 2024 by Reign Zhang
Earth Day, held annually on April 22nd, is a global event dedicated to supporting environmental protection. Originating in 1970 with 20 million Americans rallying for environmental sustainability, it led to the establishment of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and key environmental legislation. By 1990, Earth Day had become a global movement, mobilizing 200 million […]

Autism Acceptance Week

Posted on Apr 05, 2024 by Reign Zhang
Autism (also known as autism spectrum disorder or ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition and encompasses a range of differences in social interaction, communication, interests, and behavior. With proper support, individuals with autism can develop their skills and thrive. Awareness and acceptance are key steps in supporting those with autism on their unique journeys. We […]

New Library Resources with PAEI Funding

Posted on Mar 26, 2024 by Reign Zhang
UBC Library expands its digital offerings thanks to funding from the UBC President’s Academic Excellence Initiative (PAEI). PAEI aimed to enhance UBC’s research faculty and provide crucial academic support and infrastructure investments, including vital additions to the library’s resources. In November 2022, UBC Library received $580k, split between campuses, to incorporate over 80 new resources […]

Pink Shirt Day 2024 (Feb. 28)

Posted on Feb 20, 2024 by Reign Zhang
The Pink Shirt Day campaign recognizes the importance of unity, inclusivity, and diversity of all people. For more information on the story of raising funds to support anti-bullying programs, see the official website. The Pink Shirt Day is on February 28, 2024 this year and everyone is encouraged to wear a pink shirt to support […]

Love Data Week 2024 (February 12-16)

Posted on Feb 12, 2024 by Reign Zhang
Come celebrate data in all its forms with events hosted by libraries at Simon Fraser University, University of Northern British Columbia, University of Victoria, and University of British Columbia. Open to everyone, online via Zoom, and free registration. See here for more events and information on Love Data Week 2024. Canadian Housing Data (Statistics Canada) […]

Black History Month 2024

Posted on Feb 05, 2024 by Reign Zhang
February 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month. While we should celebrate Black history and excellence every day, this is an opportunity for a focused, intentional and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement. There are a lot of events at UBC this month celebrating Black History Month. Check out the pop-up […]

Register for Refinitiv Database December Classes

Posted on Nov 30, 2023 by Reign Zhang
LSEG Workspace [Refinitiv Workspace] is offering some courses / online training on their databases. For those interested, please click on the links to register in advance to attend. Some sessions requires use of Microsoft Teams or WebEx program. LSEG Workspace Certification for Academics: Introduction Dec 6 Investigate and Analyze Companies using LSEG Workspace Dec 8 […]

Small Business Month 2023

Posted on Oct 19, 2023 by Reign Zhang
Join in the Small Business Month festivities with the Small Business Accelerator (SBA) at UBC! SBA (@sba_bc) is your go-to resource for launching or enhancing your business strategy. They specialize in sourcing reliable secondary market research and providing tailored support for entrepreneurs and small business owners in British Columbia, focusing on Canadian data related to […]

Online PitchBook Workshop (Sign up by October 23)

Posted on Oct 17, 2023 by Reign Zhang October 27th, 2023 Friday12:30-13:30Online Via Zoom Sign up to become expert at using PitchBook for finance and investment. For those interested in Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisition.

Enter Pet Photo Contest (Oct.15th)

Posted on Sep 27, 2023 by Reign Zhang
We have a new wall display called The Business of Pets! Send a photo of your pet and their name to us at by October 15 to be entered for a chance to win a gift card. Your pet picture will also be on display inside the David Lam Library, come visit us to […]