Below are several booklists related to various aspects of and themes in Social Studies, as well as to teaching Social Studies.

Ancient Civilizations

Black History in North America



Immigrant and Refugee Experiences

History of British Columbia

Landforms and Natural Resources

Maps and Mapping

Media Literacy and Media Studies

Rights, Roles and Responsibilities

Teaching History and Social Studies

Finding More Resources

To find more resources in this area, try the following:

  • Search using the General tab on the UBC Library website to look for material in all UBC Library branches.
  • Search using “Search Education Resources” box in the left hand bar on the Education Library website to limit your results to physical materials in the Education Library.
  • To find lesson plans, include “lesson plans”, “lesson planning”, or “activity programs” in your search terms.
  • Use specific search terms to narrow your results, such as “media literacy”, “social studies–study and teaching”, “mapping”, “immigrant”, etc.

For more help with searching, please visit the Library Service Desk or e-mail