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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: <a href=”http://www.librarything.com/profile/Aleha”>My Library</a> at <a href=”http://www.librarything.com”>LibraryThing</a> 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 circulating books in 2018 & 2017

Are you curious which library books are most popular among your peers? We have compiled a list of David Lam Library’s top 10 circulating books (excluding reserve books). For 2018, this list included: -Thinking fast and slow -Designing your life : how to build a well lived joyful life -Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, […]

Sauder Faculty publications

Are you curious what our Sauder Faculty has been publishing about. There are a few ways to find this information. If you are curious about a particular researcher or department, take a look at the Sauder publications website at http://facultypubs.library.ubc.ca/index.php?hidden_bid=2&year=1&author=1&auth=0&division=1&div=0&department=0&unit=0&search=1&labels=1&newpage=1&display_images=1 This site is updated regularly with new publications constantly being added. In addition to this […]

International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day today, we invite you to check out some of the very recent outstanding achievements by our female UBC Sauder students, alumni and faculty, for example: Current BComm students, Kella Chan, Trixie Hernandez and Tessa Yin recently placed first in a North American case competition organized by global consumer goods giant, […]

Small Business Week 2017

As the days get shorter, we celebrate Small Business Week 2017 with our partners at the Small Business Accelerator Program. The Small Business Accelerator offers free online access to reliable business information and tools for secondary market research for BC businesses and entrepreneurs. This initiative is led by UBC Library’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. To […]

Faculty and Staff picks

Ever wonder what your favorite prof is reading? Check out our new faculty and staff picks display at the David Lam Library! You will find titles such as Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works (recommended by Prof. Darren Dahl); The Selfish Gene (recommended by Prof. Kin Lo);  The Life You Can Save: How to […]

Harry Potter at UBC Library

It’s the 20th birthday of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the book that started both a literary phenomenon and pop culture tidal wave. In 2015, UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections began acquiring complete sets of first editions of the Harry Potter series. Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) houses significant collections of rare […]

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