ICICS/CS Reading Room : Research Tools

Find help with search, research and writing.

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

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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.

ICICS/CS Reading Room : About Us

Getting Started

For Graduate students, Faculty and Staff [pdf]

Information on accessing our facilities and finding and using our resources.

For Undergraduate students, non-Departmental users and Visitors [pdf]

Information on accessing our facilities and finding and using our resources.


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