What is Rare Books and Special Collections?

Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) at the University of British Columbia Library occupies the central role in developing and hosting the Harry Potter and the rain city exhibit. Katherine Kalsbeek is Acting Head of Rare Books and Special Collections, and she acquired the first edition Harry Potter titles that you see in the exhibit.  […]

Small Business Month 2015

Did you know that October is Small Business Month? In order to support local small businesses, the Small Business Accelerator is launching its Celebrating YOU! Campaign to feature small business owners on its blog. David Lam library has many resources for small businesses.  Here is a list of our Top 10 books for Small Business. Title […]

Learn about business opportunities in Northern BC

Are you interested in learning about business opportunities in Northern BC? The Small Business Accelerator has released a blog post about major projects in northern British Columbia.  The David Lam library has also recently purchased the book British Columbia’s New North : how to build your business, respect communities–and prosper by Ramona Materi.

New in the Lam Library: the 2014 World Cup and the UBC Library

New in the Lam Library: the 2014 World Cup and the UBC Library

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup is a worldwide competition of FIFA members’ senior men’s national soccer teams. It is the most widely followed sporting event in the world; the viewership even exceeds that of the Olympic Games. The 2014 World Cup is being hosted by Brazil during June 12 to July […]

New in the Lam Library: International Women’s Day 2014

Celebrated annually on March 8th, the official theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Equality for women is progress for all” (United Nations). The following is a selection of recently published online books acquired by the library which explore women’s achievements in business, entrepreneurship and leadership: Female entrepreneurship and the new venture creation: an […]

The Books Sauder Students are Reading

David Lam Library’s Great Reads collection of popular business books was launched in late August, 2013. The books began getting signed out almost immediately. The following books were the most frequently circulated during the fall term: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. This biography of creative entrepreneur, Steve Jobs, is based on extensive interviews with Jobs, […]

Great Reads in the David Lam Library

This summer the David Lam Library joined UBC Library’s Great Reads, a program which highlights the Library’s collections of popular and leisure reading materials. Lam’s Great Reads includes popular and recommended business books. Look for the green Great Reads sign in the David Lam Library/Canaccord Learning Commons to browse and sign out these books in […]

McGraw-Hill ebook library

The David Lam Library recently subscribed to three years of access to three modules from McGraw-Hill’s ebook library Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management (30 titles) Finance & Investing (134 titles) Leadership & Management (99 titles) Many of the books are useful as introductory texts. Users can read full-text content online, as content cannot be downloaded.  […]

Fully downloadable books are available via Palgrave Connect

New full-text, downloadable, academic, business books are being added each month to Palgrave Connect’s 2011 Business & Management Collection. Palgrave employs permissive Digital Rights Management, which allows authorized users to download ebook content without any physical restrictions. Books in this collection can also be downloaded in EPUB format, which is compatible with most reading devices, […]

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