Need Research Help?

The following guides and tutorials to help you get started on your own. The guides will help you:

  • Apply critical thinking skills to the secondary research process
  • Polish your database search skill
  • Create citations

David Lam Library – Jump-Start Your Research
A step by step guide to planning your secondary research that you can e-mail to yourself and/or a business librarian.

Basic Library Skills Tutorial – UBC Vancouver An interactive set of tutorials, introducing the core knowledge needed to complete quality research using UBC Library resources.

Research Tips
Tips for searching databases effectively and for realistic research.

APA Citation Examples
Tips and examples of citations from business databases

How to Cite Sources
(Chapman Learning Commons) Guide to citing sources in APA, MLA and other citation styles.

RefWorks at UBC Library
Citation management software that allows you to create your own database of citations and generate citations and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles.

Jump Start Your Debate Research
A step by step guide to help you start researching secondary sources for debates.

Need more help with your research? Click on the “Ask a Business Librarian” tab above to find out how and where you can receive research help from the David Lam librarians.

Information Desk: 604.822.9400

Research Assistance

In person: David Lam librarians provide research help by email, or By Appointment in person or by phone.
  • Click here to ask a business research question by e-mail or to arrange an appointment for research help.
  • Click here to drop in to our virtual Zoom reference help desk, Monday-Friday from 1pm-4pm

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