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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

Featured Resource: Foreign Office Files for China, 1949-1980

Foreign Office Files for China, 1949-1980 offers digital copies of the complete British Foreign Office Files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan from 1949-1980, The quality and depth of the Foreign Office’s reporting on politics, industry, trade and cultural affairs is formidable. It includes Eye-witness accounts and detailed reports on life in China, 1949-1976. […]

September UBC GIS Users Group – Health GIS

Heath-related uses of GIS is the topic for September’s UBC GIS Users Group meeting.  We will have an informal discussion and presentations from a variety of people in Health GIS.  We will hear from folks in Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR), and the School of Population and […]

Upcoming Workshops, Sept 19-23

PsycINFO and CINAHL: Searching the EBSCO Health databases Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at 1:00PM – 2:00PM ONLINE  PsycINFO, a major index for research in psychology  CINAHL. a key resource for research related to nursing, also of interest to sociologists, social workers and psychologists with an interest in health.Become an efficient and effective searcher in both […]

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 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/

Google Book Settlement Rejected

The Google Book Project is an attempt on the part of Google and several libraries in the United States to digitise printed material and make it available to a broad audience. To date Google has digitised 12 million titles, many of them still under copyright protection. Participating libraries (none in Canada) will receive preferential access […]

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 […]

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.  […]

The Most Dangerous Man in America

The library has just acquired the DVD “The Most Dangerous Man in America“. ” “In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. [The […]

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