Palgrave Connect: business and management e-books collections added

Posted on Jan 06, 2011 by janwallace
The New Year brings  access to even more electronic books through  Palgrave Connect E-books : Business & Management Collections.  The purchase of business and management titles from 2010 and 1995-2005 has increased our collection from this respected publisher to almost 350 business titles. Over 150 more new e-books will be added and made available through quarterly releases during 2011.    Additional […]

New Business FAQs Database

Posted on Dec 15, 2010 by lindsayu
The David Lam Library has launched a new Business FAQs database today. Designed to answer commonly asked questions relating to the David Lam Library and to business research, the FAQs can be searched by keyword or browsed by category. The database is based on the Business FAQs at the Lippincott Library at the Wharton School of […]

Trial access to the complete collection of Palgrave ebooks

Posted on Nov 26, 2010 by janwallace
Library users have unlimited trial access from now until December 15th to over 4, 500 electronic titles currently published by Palgrave MacMillan. Visit to explore the complete collection. Palgrave MacMillan publishes textbooks, journals, monographs, professional and reference works  in eight subject areas: Business & Management Economics & Finance History Language & Linguistics Literature & […]

Canaccord Learning Commons in the News

Posted on Nov 04, 2010 by janwallace
” The University of British Columbia business school’s library is clearing out the equivalent of an entire floor’s worth of books to make room for 17 new group discussion rooms, silent study space, conversational areas, larger computer monitor stations supporting collaborative student projects – and, for the first time, enough electrical outlets to support all […]

SSRN’s thoughts about business libraries

Posted on Nov 02, 2010 by janwallace President Gregg Gordon sees building learning communities as a core mission of libraries today. In his blog, Gregg says, “Librarians have a wealth of knowledge and specifically know: • How to research & evaluate content • How to use different resources for different purposes • How to determine validity and appropriation • How to […]

Management Information Systems Research Guide

Posted on Oct 28, 2010 by lindsayu
A new research guide for management Information Systems has been added to the David Lam Library website. The guide lists books, library databases, journals, associations and other resources for researching MIS related topics. Click here to access the guide, which can also be found from the David Lam Library homepage ( under Research Guides. If you […]