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APSC 201 / ELEC 281 / CPEN 281 - Technical Communication

Guide to assist students with research for their technical reports.

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Library Browser Extension

Step 1: Download and install the extension: leanlibrary.com/download

Step 2: Select University of British Columbia

Step 3: Start searching! When off-campus, Library Access will let you know when you are on a website that the library has access to.

Step 4: Login with your UBC CWL (campus wide login)

Woodward Library Research Help

Can't find articles on your topic? Not sure which database to use? 

Contact the Woodward Library Research Help Desk https://woodward.library.ubc.ca/research-help/ via Zoom, email, phone, in-person or AskAway

 

Finding out more about your topic

Background information can often be found in books, encyclopedias, and handbooks.  These sources may also point out other books or articles relevant to your topic. They can be helpful to find keywords, important terms, concepts and author names to use when searching databases. 

UBC Library provides access to many excellent resources in both print and online versions; a select number are listed below.

Subject specific sources

General