Gail Murphy Named 2010 ACM Distinguished Member

CS Prof Dr. Gail Murphy

Dr. Murphy's research and teaching area of expertise is software engineering.

As part of the Software Practices Laboratory, her research focuses on developing methods and tools to help software developers manage, evolve and collaborate on the structure of the systems they are developing at design time and in source code.

Visit Dr. Murphy's homepage here.

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The department aims to provide a world-class education to students. Your success is important to us. In this section you'll find links to resources that can help you succeed and to deal with the challenges that many students face while engaged in a degree program.

Getting Started

For 1st year students, we recommend you view this Lab Zero presentation to get an introduction to the resources available to you as a Computer Science student.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : Theses

Resources to locate and write theses.

UBC Computer Science Theses

UBC Electronic Theses

Electronic theses and dissertations (EDTs) from 2008 on can be found in cIRcle: UBC’s Information Repository. These are available in full-text PDF format.

Retrospective theses and dissertations include theses from before 2008.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : Research Tools

Find help with search, research and writing.

For subject-specific guides and resources, see also: Subject Resources.

Library Research

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UBC Research Commons

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ICICS/CS Reading Room : Journals

Check the Reading Room catalogue for detailed holdings and online access where available.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : eJournals

Find full-text journals and articles. (Sculpture donated by Rabab Ward in memory of Peter Cahoon)

Search for Print and Electronic Journals at UBC or

ICICS/CS Reading Room : eBooks

The Reading Room has books available in print and electronic format.

eBooks available on eReader

The Reading Room has eBooks available on eReaders: Kindles and a Kindle Fire tablet (preloaded eBook titles are listed here) and Kobos (preloaded eBook titles are listed here).

Each eReader can be borrowed for 2 weeks (no renewals). Please provide your current UBCcard for ID.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : Books & Journals

Access a current core collection of books, journals, electronic resources, theses, CD-ROMs and more.

Search the Reading Room catalogue by the following terms:

  • Keyword (author, title, subject, series, course number and more)
  • Title
  • Author
  • Subject heading

Browse some of our new titles here and in our monthly newsletter.

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