Dear Faculty and Instructors,

UBC Library is pleased to offer a Syllabus Service in conjunction with Library Online Course Reserves (LOCR). The Syllabus Service allows you to submit your syllabus directly to UBC Library so we can add your readings and other learning resources[1] to LOCR, which is integrated with Canvas.

Faculty and instructors who prefer the self-serve model may continue to manually input course reserves requests into LOCR. However, the new Syllabus Service provides a complementary full-service option that relieves users of the need to enter bibliographic data into the system. Both services ensure that readings and other learning resources are made available to students while respecting Canadian copyright law and existing UBC licensing agreements and policies.

How to submit a syllabus?

Simply email a copy of your syllabus to syllabus.service@ubc.ca as a Word or PDF document.

We expect a basic syllabus to include the following:

  • The course name and course code
  • Your name and contact information
  • Full citations for works, including page numbers where applicable
  • Loan period for physical items you want to put in course reserves collection (2hr, 1 day, or 3 days)
  • Request for new purchases for the Library collections (only if applicable)

Library staff will add items to LOCR, obtain reading materials, secure licences where necessary, and upload the content on your behalf.

Important Dates

While most readings can be cleared in a matter of days, acquiring permissions from publishers can sometimes be a lengthy process. To ensure that the course material is available on the first day of class, it is recommended that instructors submit their syllabi by the following dates:

Fall 2019: July 15th, 2019

Winter 2020: November 15th, 2019

Instructors may continue to submit reading lists at any time. Materials will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Course Material is Ready

Your course material will be available in LOCR as a single list (articles, eBooks, chapter/excerpts, web pages, and media resources).

You and your students can access course material either through the standalone LOCR site, https://courses.library.ubc.ca/, or via the Library Online Course Reserves link in the Canvas course shell.

LOCR will also generate a direct link to your course material in “Instructor Mode.” You may share this link with your students any way you like (email, blog, LMS), as it will work only for enrolled students for that particular course.

Physical items will be put in the course reserves collection of your preferred library branch for the duration of the course.

If you have any questions, or need more information about the service, please contact us at permissions.office@ubc.ca

[1] Course reserves is designed for published works. If you would like to share your lecture slides, notes or handouts with students, you should post these types of files directly within your course site in the learning management system

Here are a few photos from the event, Celebrating Indigenous Storytelling: Teaching Through Telling, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 during Congress 2019.

 

There are several business events scheduled for June. See below for some of the most exciting events that will be happening in BC this month!

We also recommend visiting smallbusinessbc.ca and reviewing their full event calendar and seminar line up.

Please note details are accurate at time of publication, all summaries have been reproduced from host descriptions.


Startup Basics – Session 1: Laws of Attraction
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 4
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entre course
Register
Summary: In this session participants will discover the tools needed to identify consumer demand for their products and services.


Nanaimo Popup
Host: Small Business BC
Co-host: Nanaimo Women’s Business Network
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs; Women entrepreneurs
Date: June 5
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Learn about key steps in the business startup and growth process. Participants can also book a FREE 15-20 minute consultation session with a business advisor.


Summer Survival Tips For Business Owners
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Business professionals
Date: June 5
Time: 11:15am – 1:15pm
Location: Ricky’s Family Restaurants (Lougheed)
Cost: $5 (Member); $15 (Guest)
Register
Summary: Network with business professionals, grow your community, and discover new opportunities that can help set your business up for success during the Summer.


Network With Business Professionals
Host: NetworkNite
Target audience: Business professionals
Date: June 5
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Stages Restaurant & Lounge
Cost: $26.95 (USD) 
Register
Summary: Meet business professionals and build new relationships in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.


Startup Basics – Session 2: Pitching Power
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 6
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entire course
Register
Summary: In this session participants will receive tips and resources that will help them perfect their business pitch.


Know Your Numbers
Host: Women’s Enterprise Centre
Co-host: Kelowna Women in Business
Target audience: Women entrepreneurs; Women business owners
Date: June 6
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Okanagan CoLab
Cost: $49
Register
Summary: Build your financial confidence at this workshop where you will learn what financial statements are, how they work, and how to use them effectively in business planning.


Boost Your Business
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Small business owners
Date: June 11
Time: 9:30am
Location: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the most up-to-date tools, insights, and practices for growing your business using Facebook and Instagram.


TechVancouver – June Edition
Host: TechVancouver
Target audience: Technologists
Date: June 11
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Telus Garden
Cost: $25
Register
Summary: Vancouver’s tech leaders and innovators come together to share their expertise and experiences about how to thrive in Vancouver’s tech community.


Session #3 – Business Building
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 11
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 entire course
Register
Summary: In this session an Executive-in-Residence will teach you how to develop, access, and validate a model for your business.


Sprints: Time Factory Studio’s Solution to Save Your Business Time & Money
Host: DigiBC
Target audience: Small and medium digital media companies
Date: June 11
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location:
Cost: FREE (Member); $20 (Non-member)
Register
Summary: Work smarter, not harder! Discover the best practices that companies like Google use to build better products and services, while also mitigating problems.


Session #4 – Legal & Accounting 101
Host: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 13
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entire course
Register
Summary: In this fourth and final session you will learn about several key topics including financing, accounting for startups, company structures, and legal needs.


Small Business BC Mix & Mingle
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 13
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Small Business BC, Suite 54
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Entrepreneurs at any stage of business and from all industries are welcome to attend and network with their peers. Refreshments will be provided.


Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2019
Host: CN
Target audience: First nations communities
Date: June 14
Time: 7:30am – 12pm
Location: Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
Cost: $179 (Member); $229 (Non-member)
Register
Summary: Indigenous leaders, industry leaders, and employers will discuss best practices and future investment opportunities to build strong First Nations communities.


Small Business Tour
Host: Vancouver Public Library
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs; Small business owners
Date: June 15
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: VPL Central Library
Cost: FREE
Summary: Attend this FREE drop-in workshop and learn about where to find resources for small business planning, market research, financial assistance, and more.


Start Smart 1
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs
Date: June 19
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Learn about business structures, business planning tools, municipal licencing standards and more at this seminar designed for those in the thinking stages of starting a business.


Start Smart 2
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs
Date: June 19
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover how to protect your business, yourself, and your employees.

Instagram Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs; Small business owners
Date: June 20
Time: 6:00am – 9:00am
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the power of Instagram as an effective channel for reaching your target market and promoting your business.


BCBusiness | Top 100: An Afternoon with Jim Treliving
Host: BCBusiness
Target audience: Business professionals; Business owners
Date: June 20
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Cost: $12.50 – $299
Register
Summary: Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Top 100 luncheon. The special guest will be Jim Treliving, one of Canada's most renowned business leaders and star of CBC’s Dragon's Den. 


Tax Sense for Incorporating Your Business
Host: Women’s Enterprise Centre
Target audience: Women business owners
Date: June 21
Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the benefits of moving a proprietorship or partnership to a corporation; learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation; and explore how to utilize the small business capital gains exemption to your benefit.


Pitch Perfect: Craft Your Startup Pitch to Success
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 27
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Develop the skills needed to deliver a strong pitch in front of prospective lenders, investors, partners, and high caliber personnel.

 

Events

There are several business events scheduled for June. See below for some of the most exciting events that will be happening in BC this month!

We also recommend visiting smallbusinessbc.ca and reviewing their full event calendar and seminar line up.

Please note details are accurate at time of publication, all summaries have been reproduced from host descriptions.


Startup Basics – Session 1: Laws of Attraction
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 4
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entre course
Register
Summary: In this session participants will discover the tools needed to identify consumer demand for their products and services.


Nanaimo Popup
Host: Small Business BC
Co-host: Nanaimo Women’s Business Network
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs; Women entrepreneurs
Date: June 5
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Learn about key steps in the business startup and growth process. Participants can also book a FREE 15-20 minute consultation session with a business advisor.


Summer Survival Tips For Business Owners
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Business professionals
Date: June 5
Time: 11:15am – 1:15pm
Location: Ricky’s Family Restaurants (Lougheed)
Cost: $5 (Member); $15 (Guest)
Register
Summary: Network with business professionals, grow your community, and discover new opportunities that can help set your business up for success during the Summer.


Network With Business Professionals
Host: NetworkNite
Target audience: Business professionals
Date: June 5
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Stages Restaurant & Lounge
Cost: $26.95 (USD) 
Register
Summary: Meet business professionals and build new relationships in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.


Startup Basics – Session 2: Pitching Power
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 6
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entire course
Register
Summary: In this session participants will receive tips and resources that will help them perfect their business pitch.


Know Your Numbers
Host: Women’s Enterprise Centre
Co-host: Kelowna Women in Business
Target audience: Women entrepreneurs; Women business owners
Date: June 6
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Okanagan CoLab
Cost: $49
Register
Summary: Build your financial confidence at this workshop where you will learn what financial statements are, how they work, and how to use them effectively in business planning.


Boost Your Business
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Small business owners
Date: June 11
Time: 9:30am
Location: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the most up-to-date tools, insights, and practices for growing your business using Facebook and Instagram.


TechVancouver – June Edition
Host: TechVancouver
Target audience: Technologists
Date: June 11
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Telus Garden
Cost: $25
Register
Summary: Vancouver’s tech leaders and innovators come together to share their expertise and experiences about how to thrive in Vancouver’s tech community.


Session #3 – Business Building
Host: Accelerate Okanagan
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 11
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 entire course
Register
Summary: In this session an Executive-in-Residence will teach you how to develop, access, and validate a model for your business.


Sprints: Time Factory Studio’s Solution to Save Your Business Time & Money
Host: DigiBC
Target audience: Small and medium digital media companies
Date: June 11
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location:
Cost: FREE (Member); $20 (Non-member)
Register
Summary: Work smarter, not harder! Discover the best practices that companies like Google use to build better products and services, while also mitigating problems.


Session #4 – Legal & Accounting 101
Host: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 13
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association
Cost: $25 per session OR $80 for entire course
Register
Summary: In this fourth and final session you will learn about several key topics including financing, accounting for startups, company structures, and legal needs.


Small Business BC Mix & Mingle
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 13
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Small Business BC, Suite 54
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Entrepreneurs at any stage of business and from all industries are welcome to attend and network with their peers. Refreshments will be provided.


Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2019
Host: CN
Target audience: First nations communities
Date: June 14
Time: 7:30am – 12pm
Location: Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
Cost: $179 (Member); $229 (Non-member)
Register
Summary: Indigenous leaders, industry leaders, and employers will discuss best practices and future investment opportunities to build strong First Nations communities.


Small Business Tour
Host: Vancouver Public Library
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs; Small business owners
Date: June 15
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: VPL Central Library
Cost: FREE
Summary: Attend this FREE drop-in workshop and learn about where to find resources for small business planning, market research, financial assistance, and more.


Start Smart 1
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs
Date: June 19
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Learn about business structures, business planning tools, municipal licencing standards and more at this seminar designed for those in the thinking stages of starting a business.


Start Smart 2
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Aspiring entrepreneurs
Date: June 19
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover how to protect your business, yourself, and your employees.

Instagram Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs; Small business owners
Date: June 20
Time: 6:00am – 9:00am
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the power of Instagram as an effective channel for reaching your target market and promoting your business.


BCBusiness | Top 100: An Afternoon with Jim Treliving
Host: BCBusiness
Target audience: Business professionals; Business owners
Date: June 20
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Cost: $12.50 – $299
Register
Summary: Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Top 100 luncheon. The special guest will be Jim Treliving, one of Canada's most renowned business leaders and star of CBC’s Dragon's Den. 


Tax Sense for Incorporating Your Business
Host: Women’s Enterprise Centre
Target audience: Women business owners
Date: June 21
Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Discover the benefits of moving a proprietorship or partnership to a corporation; learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation; and explore how to utilize the small business capital gains exemption to your benefit.


Pitch Perfect: Craft Your Startup Pitch to Success
Host: Small Business BC
Target audience: Entrepreneurs
Date: June 27
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Small Business BC (Available to other locations via webinar)
Cost: FREE
Register
Summary: Develop the skills needed to deliver a strong pitch in front of prospective lenders, investors, partners, and high caliber personnel.

 

Events
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