March 31st, 2011 by Kat McGrath | Comments Off on ProQuest Acquires CIS & UPA from LexisNexis
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.
March 31st, 2011 by sromkey | Comments Off on Chinese Canadian legal history
"Road to Justice" is a new web resource outlining the early legal history of Chinese Canadians.
Posted on March 31st, 2011 by sromkey
March 29th, 2011 by Elim | Comments Off on Extended Exam Hours – April 1-17, 2011
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
March 28th, 2011 by Elim | Comments Off on New Books at the Law Library – March 28, 2011
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 [...]
March 26th, 2011 by Kathyrn Hornby | Comments Off on Research
Giustini, Dean. A collections project to determine the top 100 or so new print Canadian medical books (2005-2010) for purchase in health libraries. http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php/Best_Print_Canadian_Medical_Books,_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.
March 26th, 2011 by Kathyrn Hornby | Comments Off on Publications
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.
March 26th, 2011 by Kathyrn Hornby | Comments Off on Posters
Erin Fields. Liaising in the Between – A Plan for Interdisciplinary Outreach. OLA Super Conference 2010 Poster Session. February 2-5, 2011. Toronto, Ontario. http://www.accessola.com/superconference2011/pdf/Thursday.pdf
March 26th, 2011 by Kathyrn Hornby | Comments Off on Presentations
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. http://www.slideshare.net/giustinid/cochrane-social-media-workshop-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. https://www.bcla.bc.ca/page/events/ezlist_event_c3c0b4fa-a867-4a29-a0e5-91ed74aa707f.aspx?_s=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bcla.bc.ca%2Fpage%2Fevents.aspx
March 26th, 2011 by Kathyrn Hornby | Comments Off on AWARDS
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” http://www.eln.bc.ca/link/viewResource.php?uuid=c1db3ed9-34cc-o46a-61f2-67ao21c8d8f4