It’s nice to see new students comming in. I enjoy this orientation and instruction season, but can’t believe how busy this year is. Many new courses, including Manchu Studies. Will meet with Prof. Nappi on how to support her Manchu Seminars. Yesi is coming for the Wat Memorial Lecture.
Still trying to streamline the acquisition and save our time with vendors’ help. The Three-year branch project deserves some energy as well.

Loyal students Noa and Anna have kindly offered their experience and comments on our Library to the video. Thanks to Jodie’s help, the research guides have been updated.

What’s really worth mentioning here is both Hye-Jin and Jodie got job offers. I am proud of our GAAs. (This post was written before my accident)

Introduction to PubMed ONLINE workshop

PubMed is a biomedical database that includes citations from Medline, life sciences journals and online books. This session will provide an overview of searching within Pubmed, as well as covering some of the additional features including My NCBI account, saving and managing searches, and creating email alerts.

This session is offered online. Please see: How to Prepare for an Online Class

REGISTER HERE: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2484 

Sep 28

A donation success story

The Chung Collection is one of UBC Library's featured success stories on the Start An Evolution campaign website. The site describes the impact of Dr. Chung's donation of the Chung Collection on teaching and research, and how it helped Dr. Henry Yu apply for funding to create a Chinese Canadian history web portal. Click here to read about it.

University of Toronto Professor Emerita Sonja Arntzen will be speaking this Friday at Asian Centre as part of the Kameyama Lecture series organized by the Asian Studies Department.

“Telling it Slant” Dreams and Religious Meaning in the Sarashina Diary
September 30 (Friday) @ 5:00 p.m.
Room 604, Asian Centre

For more details, check out the pdf here.

MEDLINE: Introduction to searching on OvidSP

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 1:00PM – 2:00PM ONLINE

Join us for this ONLINE live workshop on searching MEDLINE. This workshop covers the development of a structured search strategy using tools and techniques related to subject headings, boolean logic, limits, and more It will also include tips for using the saved search strategies for managing searches when conducting systematic reviews.

Please see: nk"> How to Prepare for an Online Class

Click on the following link to join the class: http://ubc.wimba.com/launcher.cgi?room=MEDLINE_OvidSP

Instructor:  Charlotte Beck

Write-N-Cite 2.5 is currently not compatible with Mac OS X Lion. Until a new version of Write-N-Cite is released, Lion users can select the One-Line/Cite view in RefWorks as a workaround. This tutorial and this video explain the process.

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