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“This is terrific work!!!! Thank you!” – UBC Sauder Faculty, March 2016

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 […]

International Women’s Day book display

International Women’s Day book display

March 8th is globally recognized as International Women’s Day.  In honor of this day, David Lam Library has put on a display of books by female authors aimed at celebrating and helping women succeed in business. We encourage you to come to the library and browse through our exciting book collection! Here are a few titles […]

Open Education Week

UBC celebrates Open Education Week from March 7-11 and the Library has partnered with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) to offer a number of workshops in-person or online via Google Hangout. Please click on a workshop below to learn more and to pre-register. A Friendly Introduction to Working Collaboratively and Openly with […]

Open for submissions: 2016 Equity Enhancement Fund

If you have a great idea to help make UBC a better campus but lack funding, the UBC Equity Enhancement Fund can assist. This Fund supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding at UBC. The 2016 call for proposals is open and applications are due by April 1. Proposals should demonstrate benefits to […]

Diversity book display

February is a month to celebrate our diversity. In addition to being designated as Black History Month, there have been many other diversity events happening on campus such as OUTweek throughout this month. We encourage you to take a look at other Diversity and Intercultural Events at UBC. In celebration of diversity month, David Lam Library has put […]

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“Thank you for your help yesterday. I am impressed with how much preparation work you have done before we met. Following your suggestions, I’ve dug out the information I needed!” – UBC Sauder Ph.D student, February 2016

Lunar New Year book display

As part of Lunar New Year celebrations, the Canaccord Learning Commons has put on a display of books about conducting business in China and Chinese consumer preferences. Here are a few titles from the ‘Lunar New Year: spotlight on China’ book display: Title Author Year Call Number Doing business successfully in China Mona Chung 2011 HF5389.3.C6 […]

Research Impact Challenge:  February 15-19, 2016

Research Impact Challenge: February 15-19, 2016

Are you a UBC graduate student, postdoc, or faculty member looking to increase the impact of your research? Join us for the Reading Week Research Impact Challenge, February 15-19, 2016, at Koerner Library. In a competitive research landscape, researchers can no longer afford to just publish and hope for the best. To leave a mark, […]

SimplyMap : A cool interactive map tool

SimplyMap : A cool interactive map tool

Have you discovered that our library subscribes to SimplyMap, an Internet-based mapping application that enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables? This tool is incredibly valuable for market research in both Canada and the United States. It allows you to generate both maps and […]

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