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Search Methods for Systematic Reviews - 10:00am

Need to know what the search process for systematic reviews is about? This session will introduce the process of locating relevant studies and recording the methodology. Topics include the systematic review process, framing the search question with tools like PICO, searching Medline and other databases and grey literature sources, and tips for using citation management software for systematic reviews.


Statistical Methodology for Systematic Reviews - 9:00am

Hands-on workshop on statistical methodology used in systematic reviews, and an introduction to RevMan software ( Taught by Shayesteh Jahanfar, PhD, International Cochrane Trainer. Content covered will include: double screening process; data extraction process; providing examples of data extraction form; introducing Distiller software to ease the process of screening; effect measures such as odds ratio and relative risk; heterogeneity; creating a forest plot, tables of included and excluded studies, and risk of bias graphs in Revman.


Copyright for Authors & Creators - 11:00am

You’ve finally finished your research and now you’re looking to publish. Just what do you need to know about copyright to make sure your work has the protections you need? This workshop will cover what authors and creators need to know about copyright, giving you a solid knowledge base to build from.


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Rediscovered papyri shed light on ancient Egypt

Papyri scraps from 1,800 years ago were recently rediscovered in UBC Library's Rare Books and Special Collections.

Read More Posted on July 7, 2015

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2015 Recipients of Library Staff Awards announced

UBC Library recognizes the exceptional contributions of three outstanding staff.

Read More Posted on July 6, 2015

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Aboriginal history comes alive

A new exhibit at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre explores the Aboriginal history of Vancouver.

Read More Posted on June 19, 2015

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