Construction on Woodward Library entrance

Construction on Woodward Library entrance

Woodward Library will receive a new front entrance to meet Accessibility requirements. Work will begin after final exams in December, and continue for approximately 3 months. During this time, Woodward Library’s entrance will be moved and accessible from what is currently an emergency exit on the north side of the building, down the accessibility ramp.  […]

Journal of Visualized Experiments

Journal of Visualized Experiments

Thanks to a generous donation from the Estate of Thomas C. Brayshaw, UBC Library now has a three-year subscription to four sections of the Journal of Visualized Experients (JoVE), a peer reviewed scientific video journal. Biology (B) Immunology and Infections (I2) Medicine (M) Neuroscience (N) The Library does not have access to the other sections […]

Science Literacy Week in pictures

Science Literacy Week in pictures

Woodward Library joined more than 140 organizations across Canada to celebrate Science Literacy Week from September 19-25. Activities included a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to expand or create entries for UBC women scientists, a Science Expo where participants experienced the amazing science at UBC and in the community, a Living Library where graduate students could be “borrowed” […]

The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR)

The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR)

Woodward Library is pleased to announce that as a result of generous donations from the Estate of Robert Charles Brooke and the Estate of Richard Irving Greyson, UBC now has a subscription to TAIR (The Arabidopsis Information Resource). The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) is a database of genetic, genomic, and molecular biology data for the […]

Celebrate Science Literacy Week!

Celebrate Science Literacy Week!

  Come and celebrate science at Woodward Library and at other venues on campus and around town! In its second year, Science Literacy Week (September 21-27, 2015) has gone nation-wide with 100 participating institutions from nearly 50 cities! What’s going on at Woodward Library? Robots! 3D printing! Biological specimens! Drop by Thursday 3:00-4:30pm for some […]

New eBook Collections

Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP) A new initiative from the Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP) will make their content more accessible. UBC Library has purchased ebooks for 2014 to 2016 (an estimated 2100 titles) from the following publishers: University of British Columbia Press, University of Alberta Press, Athabasca University Press, University of Calgary […]

International Year of Light

International Year of Light

As the days are getting longer, what better way to begin 2015 than by recognizing International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL)? Designated by the United Nations, International Year of Light is described on the IYL website as a “global initiative which will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and […]

Workshops during reading week

Join us for one or more of the following workshops during reading week! Introduction to Medline via OvidSP for Health SciencesMonday, February 17th, 2014 at 11:00AM – 12:30PMWoodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25 TO REGISTER: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4696 RefWorks for the Sciences (Online)Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 2:00PM – 3:00PMThis workshop is taught ONLINE. To access […]

Mini e-books on scientific topics

Woodward Library has access to two collections of short electronic books (50-120 pages) from Morgan & Claypool Publishers. Our newest purchase is the Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences which covers topics such as biotechnology, cell biology, genomic and molecular medicine, integrated systems physiology and stem cell biology. In addition, we have continued access to […]

Systematic Review Search Methodology workshop

Embarking on a Systematic, Synthesis, Scoping or Realist Review? Applying for a CIHR grant? Need to know what the search process for locating studies is about? The Systematic Review Search Methodology Workshop may be for you. This 90 minute session will provide an overview of the process for locating relevant studies and recording the methodology. […]

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