April 25th, 2012 by csylka | Comments Off
The David Lam Library recently subscribed to three years of access to three modules from McGraw-Hill’s ebook library
- Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management (30 titles)
- Finance & Investing (134 titles)
- Leadership & Management (99 titles)
Many of the books are useful as introductory texts. Users can read full-text content online, as content cannot be downloaded. Printing is available, one page at a time, for the first 10% of the book.
Once you connect to the database you can browse or search for books, as well as register to access personalized features like note-taking and bookmarks.
May 26th, 2011 by janwallace | Comments Off
We currently have two trials running of databases with market research content for business planning:
EBSCO’s Entrepreneurial Studies Source
http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1736/ offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles
http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1742/ includes scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings. The database also offers a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans.
Please submit your votes to the feedback forms on the trial resource pages, or directly to Aleha McCauley.
Trials will run through the month of June.
May 9th, 2011 by lindsayu | Comments Off
UBC users have trial access to Entrepreneurial Studies Source, an EBSCO database, until May 31.
This database offers full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Subjects covered in the database include:
- Business Planning
- Organizational Behavior
- Product Development
- Raising Capital
- Risk Taking
Click here to access the database and access the feedback form.
March 31st, 2010 by | Comments Off
The David Lam Library just received a new video on entrepreneurship and social networking from season 2 of CBC’s Fortune Hunters. Facebook Factor: Social Networking for Profit looks at how entrepreneurs use social networking sites like Facebook to generate income. This 20 minute DVD examines the experience of Mike Tan, whose TeamPages helps amateur sports leagues manage their teams online.