Gender and Sexuality Studies

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 […]

New Online – International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities

The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities provides information on a variety of interdisciplinary topics that relate to men, masculinity and gender relations.  The encyclopedia includes such topics as Chinese masculinities, ageism, childhood studies, sexuality, and literary theory.  Michael Flood, editor of the encyclopedia, offers a tool that provides insight into the theorization of masculinity […]

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 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 […]

Workshop – cIRcle and the Student Experience – Advancing Your Academic Career

Curious about how to get started with cIRcle, UBC’s Information Repository? Meghan Radomske, Master of Library and Information Studies Candidate and cIRcle Graduate Academic Assistant, will discuss UBC’s digital repository, cIRcle, and the benefits it offers students.  cIRcle welcomes high quality scholarly contributions  from both graduate and undergraduate students – enabling them to showcase their […]

Copyright Workshop – Issues and Implications for Teaching and Research

Upcoming workshop this Tuesday, November 23rd  on Copyright Issues and Implications: You’re writing a thesis or a journal article, or preparing to teach your course and you have questions and concerns about copyright and the ethical use of information. Come to this session and learn the basics of Canadian copyright law, apply new learning to […]

Database Feature: PrimateLit

PrimateLit is a multi-disciplinary database covering many aspects of non-human primate research, including paleoprimatology, behaviour, learning & perception.  Searches include limits by geographical region (of the primates), taxonomic category, and common name.  A subset of the database, Current Primate Research, contains records added in the past six months and is an excellent current awareness tool.  […]

UBC GIS Users Group to meet monthly in UBC Library

This month, the UBC Library will begin hosting meetings of the newly-rekindled UBC GIS Users Group.  This group will be a gathering of students, researchers, faculty and staff on campus who work in some way with, or are interested in, geographical information systems (or science) (GIS).  The meetings will be held monthly on the last […]

Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies Podcasts

The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) offer a lecture series on Wednesday afternoons for the fall and winter semesters. This series brings together scholars that focus on issues related to women and the study of gender/sexuality. The series includes post doctoral and visiting scholars, faculty both […]

Research Rescue for Women’s and Gender Studies – A Zine

Are you new to UBC and need to know how the library works? Interested in Women’s and Gender Studies research and aren’t sure where to start? Need to have a calm moment before facing your research? The Research Rescue for Women’s and Gender Studies Zine will provide you with a basic introduction to research at […]

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