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.



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”


Guistini, Dean.  “Using Social Media in Canadian Academic Libraries.”  CARL/ABRL is the sponsoring agency.

Janke, R. (Co-investigator). Expanding the Evidence for New Graduate Transition Best Practices.  Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, $150,000 (funding period November 2010 – May 2012).  Co-Principal Investigators Kathy Rush & Monica Adamack.

Teresa Lee has collaborated with faculty members and a post-graduate resident in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences on a study evaluating the quality and usability of common drug databases. Their article was published in the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.




(Charlotte Beck): Feehan, L., Beck, C., Harris, S.,MacIntyre, D., Li, L. Exercise prescription after fragility fracture in older adults: a scoping review. Osteoporosis International. 2010 Oct 22. 1-  34.

(Teresa Lee):  Mountford CM, Lee, T, de Lemos J, Loewen PS.  “Evaluation of quality and usability of common drug information databases,” Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 2010, 63(2).

Yuen, Eleanor. “Building an academic library in the heart of Pacific Canada: The Asian Library at the University of British Columbia”  in  Zhou, Peter X. (ed.) “Collecting Asia: East Asian Libraries in North America, 1868 – 2008”. Ann Arbor, Mich:Association for Asian Studies: 2010.

The Subject Guide Working Group recently submitted their article, “Letting Students Take the Lead: *A User-centred Approach to Evaluating Subject Guide” to the* journal, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. The article has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication pending requested revisions.


(Danielle Winn):  Liu, G. and Winn, D. (2009). Chinese Graduate Students and the Canadian Academic Library: A User Study at the University of Windsor.  Journal of Academic Librarianship, 35(6):565-573.

Book Review:  Wallace J. and Chambers T. [Review of the book The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How To Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience, by Carmine Gallo]. Business in Vancouver, September 14-20, 2010; issue 1090.

Book Review:  Wallace J. and Chambers T. [Review of the book Blackberry:the inside story of Research in Motion, by Rod McQueen]. Business in Vancouver, October 12 – 18, 2010; issue 1094.

Book Review:  Wallace J. and Chambers T. [Review of the book Hacking Work: Breaking Stupid Rules for Smart Results by Bill Jensen and Josh Klein]. Business in Vancouver, November 9 – 15, 2010; issue 1098. 

ALPSLink publications:

Beck, Charlotte.  Database Search Techniques: Sample of Clicker Questions.  ALPSLink, November 2010.

Lee, Teresa, Taylor, Sally, Yu, Tricia.  PubMed Workbook: Canadian Pharmacy Practice Program”.  ALPS Link, May 2010.

Lee, Teresa.  “Handy OVID Medline Tips” ALPSLink, November 2010.

Mitchell, Marjorie.  “Reflective Library Assignment” ALPS Link. November 2010.

Miller, Katherine.  “RefWorks for Systematic Reviews”.  Powerpoint presentation on ALPS Link. November 2010.

Miller, Katherine.  “Zotero Practice Sheet” ALPS Link, November 2010.

Miller, Katherine.  “Key Databases in Biology” ALPS Link, November 2010.

Miller, Katherine.  “Land and Food Systems 100: Introduction to Library Research” ALPS Link, September 2010.

Ure, Lindsay.  Master of Management  – Early Career Masters: Library Orientation.  ALPS Link. November 2010.

Ure, Lindsay.  Current Awareness for Business Researchers.  ALPS Link. October 2010.



Eshghi, Shirin and Langton, Nina. “Digital Games for Languages and Cultures: Collections and Curriculum”. Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, UBC, September 30 – October 3, 2010.

Eshghi, Shirin. “Japanese Resources on Gender and Sexuality: Exposing What’s Hidden”. Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, UBC, September 30 – October 3, 2010.

Giustini, Dean “An Introduction to Health and Medical Reference Questions” BC Library Association.  Nanaimo, BC. November 25, 2010.


Yuen, Eleanor.  “The reconstruction of Chinese Canadian Identities across the Pacific: Personal Narratives and Collective Memories” at the 4th International Conference of Institutes and Libraries for Chinese Overseas” in Guangzhou, PRC.


Danielle Winn.  The Canadian Association of College and University Libraries (CACUL) 2010 Robert H. Blackburn Distinguished Paper Award.


Eugene Barsky and Kevin Lindstrom. “Portable Science: Podcasting as an Outreach Tool for a Large Academic Science and Engineering Library”. Second International m-libraries Conference. Vancouver, May 2010.  [cIRcle:]

Beck, Charlotte. Moderated the panel: “The Innovative Librarian”. Canadian Health Libraries Association Conference, Kingston, Ontario, June 2010.

Naslund, Jo-Anne.  “Examining Academic Library e-learning Support for Online Learners”. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference, Chania, Greece,  May 25-28, 2010 

Naslund, Jo-Anne and Tufts, Emily. “Crossing borders from research to practice with games-based library instruction”.  LOEX of the West 2010 Conference, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta June 10-12, 2010.

Naslund, Jo-Anne and Tufts, Emily.  “Get SMART with Games-Based Library Instruction”.  British Columbia Library Association Conference, Penticton, BC, April 22-24, 2010.

Rosseel, Trish and Goerzen, Jennifer. “Digital Tattoo: Highly Visible and Hard to Remove.            Presented_at:                                                                                                                                                                            BC Library Conference, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, 22-24 April 2010.                                          2010 PNLA/WLA Conference, Victoria, BC, Friday, August 13, 2010.

Singh, Sandra.  “Librarians as Information Providers and Facilitators: The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre as a Model for the Expansion of the Role of Academic Libraries in University-Community Engagement.” “One Road In, Many Roads Out; Education as a Catalyst for Regeneration” Conference, University of Limerick, 2-4 June 2010.

Upcoming presentations:

Friesen, Margaret, Diers, Bailey and Zaher-Mazawi, Suher. “Towards Democratizing Library Data: Data Management and Sharing in the Institutional Repository”. Paper accepted for presentation at the ARL Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore, October 2010.


Colenbrander, Hilde. “Institutional Repositories: Yes, We All Have One, Now What? An Investigation into Long-Term Preservation and Copyright Compliance”.  5th International Conference on Open Repositories, Madrid, Spain, July 6 – 9, 2010.


Barsky, Eugene. “Electronic Resources Reviews and Reports: Mendeley”. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. Summer 2010.

Giustini, Dean.  Open Medicine Blog

Romkey, Sarah.  “New constellations”. Amphora 155(July 2010):8-12.                                                         (This is an article about the Douglas Coupland fonds. The current issues of Amphora are available in print in Rare Books and Special Collections.)

Book Review:                                                                                                                                                         Wallace J.  “Making sense of online and social media marketing”. [Review of the book Understanding Digital Marketing: Marketing Strategies for Engaging the Digital Generation, by Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones]. Business in Vancouver, June 8-14, 2010; issue 1076.    

Book Review:                                                                                                                                                         Wallace J.  “Pulling back the curtain on Wall Street shenanigans”. [Review of the book The Devil’s Casino: Friendship, Betrayal, and the High-Stakes Games Played Inside Lehman Brothers, by Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones]. Business in Vancouver, July 6-12, 2010; issue 1080. 

Book Review:                                                                                                                                                         Wallace J. “Origins of social-networking website giant revealed”.  [Review of the book The Accidental Billionaires, the founding of Facebook: a tale of sex, money, genius, and betrayal by Ben Mezrich]. Business in Vancouver August 3-9, 2010; issue 1084.


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