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Jump-Start Your Research!

The David Lam librarians have created the following guides and tutorials to help you develop your research skills. They are designed to enable you get started on your own. The guides will help you:

  • Apply critical thinking skills to the secondary research process
  • Polish your database search skills

David Lam Library Jump-Start Your Research A step by step guide to starting your secondary research.

Jump Start Your Debate Research A step by step guide to help you start researching secondary sources for debates.

Research Tips Tips for searching databases effectively and for realistic research.

Business FAQs See our business FAQs for answers to questions about business databases, David Lam Library spaces and services, and more.

How to Cite Sources (Chapman Learning Commons)

Guide to citing sources in APA, MLA and other citation styles.

RefWorks at UBC Library Citation management software that allows you to create your own database of citations and generate citations and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles.

More UBC Library Guides and Tutorials

Need more help with your research? Click on the “Ask a Business Librarian” tab above to find out how and where you can receive research help from the David Lam librarians.

Ask a Business Librarian

Information Desk: 604.822.9400
Research Assistance

In person: David Lam librarians provide drop in research help Monday to Friday from 12.00-4.00 in person or by phone: 604.822.9399.
E-mail * Click here to ask a business reference question by e-mail.
* Or contact a specific librarian by e-mail (see below).

David Lam Librarians

Head Jan Wallace


Reference Librarians Christina Sylka