New Database

Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection database is “a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers…Professional Development Collection includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Theory Into Practice, and nearly 520 high quality education journals. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.”

Click here to access the database through the Library website.

New Electronic Book Collection

myiLibrary is a new online book collection available through the Library, spanning all major academic disciplines, including a large number of commerce related books.

Click here to search this online collection. To limit your search to commerce books, click on the + symbol next to Social Sciences and click on Commerce or Finance.

New DVDs

The following DVDs are now available in the David Lam Library:

Runway to retail: Business trends in fashion. (2008). [Video/DVD] Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. ; CBC Learning distributor. (David Lam Library, Call number: HD9940.C32 R868 2008 dvd)

Perfect health: Hot trend, tough market. (2008). [Video/DVD] Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. ; CBC Learning distributor. (David Lam Library, Call number: HD9999.H42 P474 2008 dvd)

Killer presentation skills with J. Douglas Jefferys. (2006). [Video/DVD] Chester Springs, PA: Publicspeakingskills.com : Autotrain.net. (David Lam Library, Call Number: HF5718.22 .K55 2006 dvd)

Bloomberg Training Seminars

Bloomberg are offering 5 classes on Tuesday October 14, starting at 8 AM at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 791 West Georgia Street, downtown Vancouver.

1) 8:00AM BASIC LOGIC AND NAVIGATION
2) 9:00AM BASIC API - DOWNLOADING TO EXCEL
3) 10:00AM ADVANCED ENERGY & COMMODITY ANALYSIS ON BLOOMBERG
4) 11:00AM CANADIAN MACROECONOMIC & INTEREST RATE ANALYSIS
5) 12:00PM ADVANCED CORPORATE BOND & CDS ANALYSIS

To attend, either:

Go to your Bloomberg terminal and type BU . Go to option #2, then select Vancouver.
Or: contact Jake Blaine at jblaine1@bloomberg.net

Endnote Workshops

On Wednesday, October 15th, a trainer from Thomson Reuters will be doing a series of workshops on Endnote and Endnote Web, which are citation management tools. UBC Library has access to Endnote Web as part of our access to the Web of Knowledge database. If you would like to attend any of the workshops, please sign up at the links below:

Location: Dodson Room, Chapman Learning Commons

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