Several months ago, ProQuest acquired the acclaimed Congressional Information Service (CIS®) and University Publications of America (UPA) product lines from LexisNexis.  You can read more about this in the press release.

UBC Library subscribes  to two collections involved in the transfer.  After a bumpy transition, we’re happy to report our access is now active on the new platforms.

Mar 31

Chinese Canadian legal history

"Road to Justice" is a new web resource outlining the early legal history of Chinese Canadians.

Photo by bionicteaching Extended Exam Hours – April 1-17, 2011 Mon. – Fri. 8:30 am – 10:00 pm Sat. & Sun. 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
K296 .G734 2010 Kent Greenawalt, Legal Interpretation: Perspectives from Other Disciplines and Private Texts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). K559 .G545 2010 H. Patrick Glenn, Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable Diversity in Law, 4th ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). K561 .Z347 2010 Zeng Shengzhen zhu, Cai jing fa yan jiu de xin gui [...]

Giustini, Dean.  A  collections project to determine the top 100 or so new print Canadian medical books (2005-2010) for purchase in health libraries.,_2005_-_2010

(Kathy Hornby):  Aleksejuniene, J., von Bergmann, H., and Hornby, K. Cultivating Evidence Based Practice in Undergraduate Dental Education.  Funded by the UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2011/2012.   



Erin Fields, (2010).  A unique Twitter use for reference services. Library Hi Tech News,  27 (6/7): 14 – 15.

Kimberley  Hintz, Paula Farrar, Shirin Eshghi, Barbara Sobol, Jo-Anne Naslund, Teresa Lee, Tara Stephens, Aleha McCaule. (2010). Letting Students Take the Lead: A User-Centred Approach to Evaluating Subject Guides. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 5(4):39-52.

Book Review:  Wallace, J. [Review of the book,  Chocolate Wars: The 150-year rivalry between the world’s greatest chocolate makers, by Deborah Cadbury].   Business in Vancouver,  January 11-17, 2011; issue 1107.

Book Review:  Wallace, J. [Review of the book, The Intangibles of Leadership, by Richard A. Davis] . Business in Vancouver, March 8-14, 2011; issue 1115.


Erin Fields. Liaising in the Between –  A Plan for Interdisciplinary Outreach.  OLA Super Conference 2010 Poster Session.  February 2-5, 2011. Toronto, Ontario.


Dean Giustini, Francisco Jose Grajales, Daniel Hooker Using Social Media to Promote Evidence-Based Practice: A Primer on Blogs, Wikis & Twitter . Cochrane Canada 9th Annual Symposium, Vancouver B.C., February 16-17, 2011.

Stanton, Ralph.  “Rare books at UBC”.  Arts Wednesdays 2011 Lecture Series at Robson Square. February 9, 2011.


Andrews, Susan and Woodcock, Linda.  “RDA Unveiled”.  Friday, October 15, 2010, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Burnaby Public Library.               


Ingrid Parent and Dean Giustini will each receive a  SLAIS  50th Anniversary Alumni Service & Leadership Award  to be presented at the SLAIS 50th Anniversary Celebration on April 30, 2011.

Charlotte Beck was a runner up in the ALPS LINK Fall 2010 “Burning Needs” contest for her “Database Search Techniques – Sample of Clicker Questions”


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