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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 […]

New Video Material for Women’s & Gender Studies

Anything You Want to Be (8 minutes) A biting satire on societal pressures that force women to compromise their individuality and intellectual goals to assume a constantly changing identity of femininity. It Happens to Us (32 minutes)  Filmed before the 1973 Roe vs. Wade, United States Supreme Court decision, this film presents personal stories and […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New to the Collection – Ask Not

ASK NOT exposes the tangled political battles that led to DADT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) and examines the societal shifts that have occurred since its 1993 passage. Since the law’s implementation, more than 12,000 personnel have been discharged including linguists and others whose skills are critical to military operations. In ASK NOT, current and veteran […]

RefWorks for the Arts

RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool, sponsored by the UBC Library, and available free-of-charge to UBC faculty, staff, and students. In this hands-on workshop you will create your own personal database in RefWorks, learn how to add references, and use these references when writing a paper, automatically formatting your footnotes and bibliography in the […]

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