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 […]

Loan period change for DVD, VHS and BluRay starting October 1

Starting Tuesday, October 1, the loan period for UBC library DVD, VHS, and BluRay collections is being extended from 3 days to 7 days. Please note that  the loan period for DVD, VHS, and BluRay collections in storage (ASRS and PARC) will remain at the current 14 days. Faculty members who use these formats in […]

Science Literacy Week September 16-22, 2019

Science Literacy Week (September 16-22, 2019) is an annual celebration of science in Canada, in which libraries, universities, museums and other partners offer events and displays to highlight research and learning at our institutions. This year focuses on the OCEAN, a perfect theme for a country that borders the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Ocean […]

UBC Library’s Chung Collection is added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register

BC Library’s Chung Collection has been added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register in recognition of its historical value. Showcasing the most significant documents of our heritage, UNESCO’s Memory of the World program is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the […]

Business Source Ultimate database

UBC library has recently upgraded our Ebsco subscription from Business Source Complete to Business Source Ultimate database. Our upgraded subscription includes over 65% additional full-text content compared to Business Source Complete, including important market and industry reports key to UBC management students and researchers. Business Source Ultimate provides access to content in the areas of business and […]

Academic Video Online trial

UBC Library has a Trial for streaming video database: Academic Video Online. The trial will run until September 13, 2019 (we hope to extend it to the end of September). Please note that the database can be accessed ON CAMPUS only. With over 68,000 films, Academic Video Online is one of the most comprehensive streaming […]

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“Thank you very much – this is exactly what I wanted.” -OBHR Faculty, July 30, 2019

IBISWorld database add-ons for 2019/2020 year

As part of our renewal of the IBISWorld database, UBC will have access to a new set of industry reports: the US NAICS Specialized Collection. An additional module has been obtained for the next year (until June 10, 2020). This is the Ontario Provincial Industry Reports. The US Specialized Industry Database is a collection of […]

Alumni Access to UBC Library Electronic Resources

We often get asked about Alumni Access to UBC Library Electronic Resources. Whether you are a UBC alum or a current student wondering about your future library resources access, here is some useful information: UBC Alumni with an authorized Campus-Wide Login (CWL) and UBC Alumni A-Card can get remote access to many of UBC Library’s electronic […]

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“Wonderful – thanks very much – this is very helpful.” -OBHR Faculty, May 1, 2019

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