Graduate Open Scholar Award

Want a chance to win $500 and share your research with the world? Contribute your graduate non-thesis coursework to the GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Award Collection in cIRcle, UBC’s digital repository, for the chance to win one of two $500 awards. Your work will also be featured in popular UBC Library publications, social media channels, and be promoted to a global audience. Did we mention that all items in cIRcle get a permanent link? You can add it to your CV, worry-free! cIRcle also provides statistical reporting on your content, so you can track views, downloads and see which countries and cities around the world are looking at your work.

New content must be deposited by September 25, 2015 to be entered into the October 1st lottery draw. You will need approval from your course instructor to vouch that the work is exemplary, and worthy of long-term preservation. You may enter as many times as you like. For more details about the award and how to enter visit the GSS cIRcle Award’s information page.

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“This is super helpful [for my industry project]! Thank you. I tried several clues and links, and found them extremely useful.” – UBC Sauder Part-time MBA Student, June 2015

New in the David Lam Library: Alumni online access to business research

Did you know: Alumni have access to online business research through UBC Library ! This blog post from the Small Business Accelerator explains how to target the best business publications in Business Source Alumni Edition using your A-card: Business Research Resources for UBC Alumni

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“We really appreciate your time and the help you’ve provided us. You have given us a clear direction when we were lost in the databases.” – UBC Sauder Master of Management Student, March 2015

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“I believe the participants have benefited greatly from your coaching and all the useful information that can enhance their experience at the library.” UBC Sauder Executive Education Staff, January 2015

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“…it was great to have you both embedded and working with the teams. We saw rapid advances with their thinking and rigour in research.”

UBC Sauder Faculty Member, October 2014

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“As always, the information you have sent is very useful. Thank you very much!”

UBC Sauder School MBA student

June 2014

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“Thanks to your referral to this database, it took me an hour to do something that would have taken me days otherwise. Thanks a ton!!”

UBC Sauder School MBA student

June 2014

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 13, 2014.

The gigantic replica of Adidas Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup display at Suntec City Mall.

Courtesy of Choo Yat Shing; Creative Commons License

If you want to learn more about soccer, UBC Library subscribes to two online journals which publish articles on various aspects of the game:

If you want to learn more about the diverse economic and cultural impacts of soccer, UBC Library has a lot of relevant online books in its collection. To view any of the books listed below, click onto a title and then click on the orange “Online Access” button. If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your CWL and password:

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“Thank you so much for all the effort and time, today’s outcome will help me understand and learn more about the industry. I’ll definitely come for more insights and details.”

Sauder School MBA student

April 2014

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