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APSC 201 / ELEC 281 / CPEN 281 - Technical Communication

Guide to assist students with research for their technical reports.

Woodward Library Research Help

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

Contact the Woodward Library Research Help Desk via 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