KE8475 .M43 2009 (LC)
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Medical Experts, 2009: Materials Prepared for the Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Medical Experts 2009, Held in Vancouver, BC, on May 15, 2009 (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2009).

KE8618 .A79 2009 (LC)
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Arbitration Law: Advanced Issues: Materials Prepared for the Continuing Legal Education Conference, Advanced Arbitration Law, Held in Vancouver, BC, on May 1, 2009 (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2009).

KEA543.5 2008 v.2 (LC)
Alberta Law Reform Institute, Rules of Court Project v. 2 (Guide to Proposed Rules) ([Edmonton: Alberta Law Reform Institute], 2008).

KEB567.5 .D56 2009 (LC)
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Dispute Resolution Conference, 2009: Materials Prepared for the Continuing Legal Education Conference, Dispute Resolution Conference 2009, Held in Vancouver, BC, on May 1, 2009 (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2009).

The following titles have been recently added to PsycARTICLES, which means that the full text is available via one direct link from inside PsycINFO. Click on the title links below to browse the electronic holdings.

1. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality “publishes peer-reviewed,
original articles related to the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality.”

2. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy features “empirical research on the psychological effects of trauma.”

3. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology “is devoted to fostering discussion at the
interface of psychology, philosophy, and metatheory. ”

IMF elibrary logo
From now till July 22nd, try the IMF e-Library.

“The International Monetary Fund publishes a vast amount of information on its own activities and policies, as well as on its 185 member countries.”

HG5158 .C73 2009
Canada, Expert Panel on Securities Regulation & Canada, Dept. of Finance, Creating an Advantage in Global Capital Markets: Final Report and Recommendations Expert Panel on Securities Regulation (Ottawa: Dept. of Finance, 2009).
Online access: http://www.expertpanel.ca/eng/documents/Expert_Panel_Final_Report_And_Recommendations.pdf

K3247 .I52 2009 (LC)
Anthony J. Connolly, ed., Indigenous Rights (Surrey: Ashgate, 2009).

KE3365 .K45 2009 (LC)
Norm Keith, Workplace Health and Safety Crimes, 2d ed. (Markham: LexisNexis, 2009).

KE9275 .B68 2009 (LC)
Gary Botting, Canadian Extradition Law Practice (Markham: LexisNexis, 2009).

KF273 .H4 2008 (LC)
Kenney F. Hegland, Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell , 5th ed. (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2008).

KPA2070 .K56 2006 (LC)
Kim Chʻŏl-su chŏ, Hŏnpŏphak sillon
憲法學新論 / 金哲洙著.
(Sŏul Tʻŭkpyŏlsi: Pagyŏngsa, 2006).
(서울 特別市 : 博英社, 2006).

**UPDATE** Problem resolved. Connection now goes from EZproxy into Books 24×7 site on 1st attempt. Now go read Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies.

Books 24x7 logoIf you have tried to connect to a Books 24×7 title lately, you may have noticed a small glitch. On the first attempt through EZproxy (where you enter your UBCcard Barcode and PIN), you land on the “Blue Box” log in screen for Books 24×7. Don’t panic or try to figure out what to enter. Use your browsers Back button and enter EZproxy again. On the second attempt (as long as you don’t clear you cookies) you will connect to your book.

Why is this? Top people are working on that question right now. Stay tuned.

*UPDATE* - Links working now.
Ebsco Host logo
Somewhere, someone altered all the internal journal IDs for the MEDLINE with Full Text titles (not us, honest!). As a result, links from our ejournal A-Z list and our eLink button go to a mostly blank Ebsco Host page.
If you click on “Publications” in the upper left of that page, you can re-search your journal there. A pain, yes, but we are working to resolve it. Stay tuned.

CISTI logo
Some people using the most recent versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer are having problems ordering material via CISTI Orders. The problem has been reported.

For now, please use the InterLibrary Loan forms… and stay tuned.

Interested in Adult Literary, First Nations material, Education or News Media? Check out the National Adult Literacy Database.
…and it’s Canadian, eh!

K3525 .W53 2008 (LC)
Raj Panjwani, ed., Wildlife Law: A Global Perspective (Chicago: American Bar Association, 2008).

KD1554 .M85 2008 (LC)
Linda Mulcahy, Contract Law in Perspective, 5th ed. (London: Routledge-Cavendish, 2008).

KD1949.6 .B47 2008 (LC)
Vera Bermingham, Tort in a Nutshell, 8th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2008).

KD1956 .S73 2008 (LC)
Paul Stanley, The Law of Confidentiality: A Restatement (Oxford: Portland, 2008).

KD7499.6 .M33 2008 (LC)
Michael Stockdale & Christina McAlhone, Evidence in a Nutshell, 5th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2008).

KE1328 .F75 2009 (LC) Law Reserve
Gerald Fridman, Canadian Agency Law (Markham: LexisNexis, 2009).

KF2994 .L34 2008 (LC)
Mary LaFrance, Copyright Law in a Nutshell (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2008).

KZ6385 .W37 2009
Anthony F. Lang, Jr. & Amanda Russell Beattie, eds., War, Torture and Terrorism: Rethinking the Rules of International Security (Abingdon: Routledge, 2009).

May and June in the David Lam Library

In May and June, the rhythms of the David Lam Library change. As the roar of the undergraduate presence diminishes, a different kind of researcher comes our way - the MBA intern, the visiting student, the Sauder PhD student working on a summer project, or the researcher from across campus. What these diverse clients share is a need for in-depth and often complex consultation, sometimes in applied areas and often requiring unusual numeric data. The number of individual reference questions falls, but the consultations require exceptional attention and expertise, and challenge us in new ways.

The often quieter pace of summer allows us to to think creatively about how we do things - support our users, prepare in-class instruction, and translate the complex world of information resources into something understandable. We also try to accomplish a few large projects each summer. This summer we are evaluating all of our corporate financial databases, analyzing where overlaps and gaps exist. We’re revamping our Research Guides - the online guides we create on topics or assignments for our students. We are also going to implement a new knowledge management product, which will allow our users to ask questions of an intelligent FAQ database, developed by librarians at the Wharton School. And as part of our continuing e-volution, we’re investigating e-books and have recently purchased a set of business e-books from Palgrave (more details to come).

We continue to plan a Learning Commons which will be situated in the David Lam Library, and will feature integrated services to enhance student learning, in collaboration with other groups on campus and at Sauder.

Now is the perfect time for faculty members to drop by and have a one-on-one session with a librarian - on a topic of importance to you. Do you want to find out what’s in Datastream? Learn how to use Bloomberg? Set up current awareness services using our databases? Identify resources for an assignment? Please feel free to contact Christina, Lindsay or myself or come and visit us.

Selected New Books

Report

International Monetary Fund. World Economic Outlook: Crisis and Recovery, April 2009. Analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level.

Database trial

Bureau van Dijk databases:  Mint Global and Orbis

MINT Global provides information on over 50,000 publicly-traded companies and 5 million private companies from around the world. Orbis is the advanced interface to MINT, and could be accessed via WRDS, were UBC to subscribe. The trial has been extended until June 30 - please send your feedback.

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