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Upcoming Workshops

  Noon-Hour Intro to RefWorks Workshop Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 12:00PM – 1:00PM Woodward Biomedical Library: Teaching Lab – Room B25 Finding and Using Data from the Census of Canada Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 10:00AM – 11:45AM Irving K. Barber Learning Centre: Room 318 – Library Computer Lab Photo: Winston Wong

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) […]

New Alexander Street Video Collections

American History in Video – http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1626/ Offers over 4000 videos on American History from production and content partners Newsreel Films and Documentary Educational Resources, additional PBS and The History Channel titles, archival footage from NASA and NARA, Universal Newsreel, and others. North American Indian Drama – http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1712/ An expanding collection showcasing the broadening field of […]

New Collection – Feminism in Cuba, 1858-1958

A new collection of feminist material from Cuba from 1858-1958.  This collection includes such publications as Aspiraciones, the journal for the Club Femenino de Cuba, literary anthologies and government sources.  The collection includes memoirs, essays, journals, speeches, and radio broadcasts. To access the Feminism in Cuba, 1858-1958 select the following link: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1725/

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 […]

OED Online Relaunched

The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary has a new design and new functionality.

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