The Canaccord Learning Commons offers a variety of study space options to individuals and groups. Try out our different spaces to see which one suits you and your study style.
COVID-19 UPDATE: The CLC/David Lam Management Research Library will be closed until at least April 6th, 2020 at 9 a.m., after which point the situation will be reviewed.
COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATES:
Physical Space Closure:
The Canaccord Learning Commons and David Lam Management Research Library (including all of the computer labs) are closed until April 6th 2020.
Print books, equipment and print course reserve lending has been suspended for the remainder of the term. For more information on how to access electronic collections, please visit the library website.
The library has cancelled late fees from March 16 until the situation changes. Even if you are unable to renew your items, no fines will be charged.
Please contact Jennifer Orme (Jennifer.email@example.com) with any questions and concerns regarding fines or overdues.
All in-person programs have been cancelled for the remainder of the term:
Communications Coaching is now available on-demand over the phone/skype. Details about booking online/phone appointments is on the Communication Development Program website.
Peer Assisted Study Sessions & Math Coaching are available via Collaborate Ultra within the Canvas courses for which these programs are offered. Students can find information on Canvas about the session schedule. Please visit the Math Coaching website and the PASS website.
Excel workshop(s) will be run via Collaborate Ultra. Students can find more information and register on COOL (as per usual). Excel office hours will resume next week on Zoom. Student can find more information of the WDIAC website.
David Lam Librarians are available to provide research help virtually via Zoom from 1pm-4pm from Mondays- Fridays. Please see more information on the Research website.
Please visit the David Lam Library Campus Closure Guide for more information.
The Canaccord Learning Commons (CLC) and David Lam Management Research Library is a hub for UBC Sauder students.
The CLC offers a variety of services and opportunities to help students achieve academic success and make the most of their time at the UBC Sauder School of Business.
Reasons to visit the CLC
- Access coaching services, including writing and research help, and subject specific support
- Find and borrow print books and course reserves
- Borrow equipment, including laptops, cameras, projectors, and chargers
- Find group and silent study spaces or reserve a bookable group study room
- Access ebooks and business databases
- Browse the "Great Reads" collection of popular business books
- Use specialized software in the Digital Media Lab, the Leith Wheeler Investment Research Lab, and the Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre
- Use printers, photocopiers, scanners, and desktop workstations
The Learning Commons and Library offers a variety of services tailored to your needs as a UBC Sauder student which will help you succeed academically.
Learning Commons and Library team
Head, David Lam Library and Canaccord Learning Commons
As Head of the David Lam Library and Canaccord Learning Commons, my role is to manage the staff, services and collections of the learning commons and library. As part of the reference and instructional team, I also am available to help BComs with their questions around finding secondary research.
As a librarian, my passion is helping give BCom students access to every intelligent business information resource that the Library has to offer. These can be used for projects, career research, interview preparation, and more. I handle our digital databases and also teach information literacy classes, so feel free to approach me if you have any questions and suggestions!
Investment Labs Coordinator
As the Investment Labs Coordinator, I am in charge of the Digital Media Lab, Leith Wheeler Investment Research Lab, and Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre. I also oversee the workshops run in these spaces and student staff who work in the labs. Whenever you want to investigate more of the specialized computer programs available at the CLC, please do not hesitate to approach me!
Circulation and Graphics Assistant
I am the Circulation and Graphics Assistant at the Learning Commons and Library. I work on digital media, book displays and other fun projects like the rooftop garden. My focus is on ensuring the CLC is a comfortable and welcoming place for everyone. You’ll often see me helping students at the service desk - if you come by please say hello!
Manager, Canaccord Learning Commons
Student Services Coordinator
As the Student Services Coordinator, I am responsible for coordinating activities associated with the daily operations of the Canaccord Learning Commons programs and services. My role is diverse, as I oversee the CLC program registrations and attendance, room bookings, equipment purchasing and lending, and help support our wonderful student assistants at the Learning Commons service desk. I am always happy to hear suggestions and feedback from our patrons!
As a librarian, my role is to support UBC Sauder students with their research and to help them learn how to access and find business information. I am also responsible for purchasing materials for the library such as electronic and print books, journals, databases, etc. Students may also see me teaching information literacy in some of their classes as well as providing reference help.
Circulation Desk Supervisor