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Food for Fines 2018 runs from October 22 until November 5

Reduce your UBC Library fines by donating non-perishable food items until November 5th.

Read More Posted on October 15, 2018

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Meet Eleanore Wellwood, Cataloging and Acquisitions Assistant at UBC Library

Nearing retirement, Eleanore Wellwood is in an interesting position when it comes to reflecting on her time at UBC, especially since that time spans more than fifty years.

Read More Posted on September 25, 2018

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Levels 4 and 5 of Koerner Library closed for construction until early 2019

This renovation will result in an expanded Research Commons, providing technology rich, inviting spaces integrated with services from across the library and the campus conducive to graduate scholarship and advanced research.

Read More Posted on September 17, 2018

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Workshops & Events

Formatting Your Thesis: Tips and Tricks - 10:00am



Workshop Instructors:
Nasim and Cheng

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more!

This workshop will also cover the basic resources that are available to help you in writing your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome, but some prior knowledge of Microsoft Word is recommended.

To keep up-to-date with all of the workshops, consults, and events subscribe to the UBC Library Research Commons monthly newsletter.

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Literature Reviews (Part 1): Great Research Starts Here! - 10:00am

Workshop Facilitators Kevin Lindstrom - Woodward Library; Sheryl Adam - Koerner Library Workshop DescriptionThis session is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in any discipline.
Topics include
... what is a literature review?
... finding the right databases
... search strategies for databases
... finding scholarly articles, theses and dissertations, books, and more
... resources to help you keep track of your research.
There will be plenty of hands-on time for searching, and assistance from the two presenting librarians.

Limit of 25 registrants.
Can't make it to this workshop? Look for additional dates in the column on the left, or contact the subject specialist librarian for your subject.

**Health Science Researchers: this workshop does NOT cover how to do a Systematic Review.**

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NVivo (Part 2) for PC - Classification and Datasets - 10:00am



Workshop Instructors:
Amir and David

Workshop Description:
NVivo's classification capabilities will help you add demographic data to your nodes, and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you are comfortable with the basics of NVivo (importing sources, creating nodes, and coding) and would like to explore new ways of working with qualitative data, this workshop is for you!

NVivo is available for free for all UBC students. You can download NVivo here.


To keep up-to-date with all of the workshops, consults, and events subscribe to the UBC Library Research Commons monthly newsletter.

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News & Highlights

Blog Post Image

Food for Fines 2018 runs from October 22 until November 5

Reduce your UBC Library fines by donating non-perishable food items until November 5th.

Read More Posted on October 15, 2018

Blog Post Image

Meet Eleanore Wellwood, Cataloging and Acquisitions Assistant at UBC Library

Nearing retirement, Eleanore Wellwood is in an interesting position when it comes to reflecting on her time at UBC, especially since that time spans more than fifty years.

Read More Posted on September 25, 2018

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Levels 4 and 5 of Koerner Library closed for construction until early 2019

This renovation will result in an expanded Research Commons, providing technology rich, inviting spaces integrated with services from across the library and the campus conducive to graduate scholarship and advanced research.

Read More Posted on September 17, 2018

All UBC Library Posts »