Databases

Trial Access to New Databases: Genderwatch and Nikkei Telecom 21

UBC Library is currently providing trial access to the following databases: Genderwatch: covers over 300 titles from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses on issues related to gender and women’s studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research. Researchers may access more than 219,000 full articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, […]

Worldscope added to Datastream

Thomson’s Worldscope database has been added to our corporate financial subscriptions. Worldscope offers fundamental data on the world’s leading public and private companies, including annual and interim/quarterly data, detailed historical financial statement content, per share data, calculated ratios, pricing and textual information. Components include: Full constituent coverage of the major benchmark indexes worldwide; as reported […]

Unique method of searching SSRN.com

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN.com) disseminates scholarly papers in the social sciences and provides an abstracting service which sends out announcements of new papers, typically long before they are published. SSRN.com is a premier venue for business faculty research, and contains many working papers published at the Sauder School of Business. One database subscribed to […]

Enhance your classwork with streaming videos

Two streaming video databases are available to Sauder School instructors for use in preparing courses. Films on Demand is a multidisciplinary database of videos on various topics including business. Instructors can create playlists, easily clip segments from longer videos, embed those segments in Connect, show segments in class, create persistent links, etc. VAST is Alexander […]

New database trial

A trial has been arranged by a Sauder faculty member to the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite via WRDS. WRDS SEC Analytics Suite simplifies research by allowing researchers to quickly and easily develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on custom criteria. WRDS SEC Analytics Suite is positioned for broad business […]

Statistical Support for Grad Students

This fall, graduate students will be able to receive one-on-one consultations and workshops related to statistical software support. The UBC Library has equipped Koerner 217 with Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) software on all workstations, which allows the new services to be rolled out beginning in the fall term. Details of workshops and one-on-one […]

Year-long trial access to streaming videos from the Alexander Street Press

UBC Library has negotiated trial access for a year  to the Alexander Street Press’s VAST: Academic Video Online, a multi-disciplinary streaming video collection: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?id=2140 This database currently contains over 17,000 titles and coves a wide range of subject areas, including business and economics and current affairs. 5,000 new titles will be added during this next […]

Spotlight on SpringerLink

SpringerLink is a multidisciplinary database of full text publications published by Springer. It provides access to over 2,700 ejournals  and more than 55,000 ebooks, as well as reference works, monographic series and lecture notes. Disciplines covered include Business & Economics, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science, Behavioral Science, and Professional & Applied Computing.There are over 5,000 […]

Warc (World Advertising Research Center)

The David Lam Library has subscribed to Warc (formerly the World Advertising Research Center), a marketing database.  UBC researchers now have access to Advertising expenditure data from 80 global markets, a comparison of global media costs and ad spending forecasts for 12 key countries, as well as a wide range of media usage statistics and […]

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.  […]

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