Economics

Royal Society Journal Archive now Freely Accessible

The  Royal Society (UK) has opened its journal archive to permanent free access. Timed to coincide with Open Access Week, this change provides access to the full text of all papers published more than 70 years ago in Philosophical Transactions, the “word’s first science journal”, and other Society publications. “Treasures in the archive include Isaac […]

Library Workshops for Undergraduates @ Koerner

Koerner Library is offering three workshops over the next month especially for undergraduates in humanities and social sciences.  Currently, we’re offering two sessions of each: one in the computer lab in Koerner Library and one online.  Full details and registration here. Introduction to the Library for Humanities and Social Sciences Students Sept 20th at noon       […]

JSTOR Webinar: Friday, September 16

JSTOR, “a trusted digital archive of more than one thousand academic journals and one million primary sources”, is a very popular database, especially for research in political science. If you’re a regular JSTOR user, or expect to be one soon, consider attending this webinar tomorrow morning: Learn How to Get the Most from the JSTOR […]

Upcoming Workshops: Citations, Current Awareness Tools, and more.

Created especially for graduate students, these workshops are open to undergraduates and faculty members as well.  Click  the links below for a full description of upcoming workshops. Full list of workshops here.   Grad Student Orientation to the Library Web of Science/Journal Citation Reports Find the most highly-cited journals in your field. PubMed (Online Workshop) […]

March UBC GIS Users Group

Open Source GIS is the topic for this month’s UBC GIS Users Group Meeting.  Jeff Burton, from GIS and Data Visualization – UBC Records, will be presenting. Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:00 – 5:00 PM Koerner Library Room 216 We hope to see you there!

Why has the Wage Gap between Canadian Men and Women Narrowed?

The article “Why has the gender wage gap narrowed?” , is available in the online edition of Perspectives on Labour and Income, Spring 2011, Vol. 23, no. 1. (From the abstract) “The gender gap in hourly wages narrowed between the late 1980s and the late 2000s. This article analyses the narrowing wage gap according to the changing characteristics […]

Esri Student Assistantships and Internships

Esri has the following two summer opportunities for students: Esri International User Conference Student Assistantship Program http://www.esri.com/careers/category/esri-uc-assistantship.html Through the Student Assistantship Program, Esri sponsors a number of students to participate in the annual Esri International User Conference. The next conference will take place July 11–15, 2011. If you are a graduate student or fourth-year undergraduate […]

Upcoming Workshop: Current Awareness Tools

Save valuable research time! Online research resources offer an array of tools to help you stay current in your field. In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up email alerts and RSS feeds to:  be notified when new articles and dissertations are published on your topic receive Table of Contents for the latest issue […]

Credo Reference – Trial on Now!

Credo Reference is a giant online reference library that provides access to a selection of reference books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, plus a broad range of subject-specific titles covering everything from literature to history to psychology to geography. In addition to the individual reference works, Credo Reference also adds a unique […]

Palgrave MacMillan eBooks – Trial On Now!

We are currently trialling the Palgrave MacMillan eBook collection. The collection gives you access to over 4, 500 electronic titles currently published by Palgrave MacMillan. Visit http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1687/ to explore the complete collection. Palgrave MacMillan publishes textbooks, journals, monographs, professional and reference works  in eight subject areas: History Language & Linguistics Literature & Performing Arts Political […]

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