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BC History Digitization Program accepting submissions for funding until December 11, 2017.

In 2016 the BC History Digitization Program awarded more than $150,000 to 16 different community groups in BC.

Read More Posted on October 16, 2017

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The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication sees unprecedented use

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communications offers free support to all writers at UBC and has been fully booked since opening for the new semester on September 18, 2017.

Read More Posted on October 3, 2017

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Drawing a continent by hand with Anton Thomas

The talk on October 26 is the first in our Visualizing the World: A Maps and Geographic Information Systems Speaker Series

Read More Posted on October 3, 2017

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Workshops & Events

Little Things Mean a Lot: Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis - 9:30am



Workshop Location:
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
UBC Biomedical Branch Library
BMB library at Vancouver Hospital, Oak & 12th Avenue
2775 Laurel Street, Floor 2, Room 2161
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
(604) 875-4505
Map link

Workshop Instructors:
Maryam and Jessica

Workshop Description:
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.

Note:There are no computers in this classroom, so please feel welcome to bring your own laptop to follow along.

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Introduction to Citation Management - 12:00pm



Workshop Location:
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
UBC Biomedical Branch Library
BMB library at Vancouver Hospital, Oak & 12th Avenue
2775 Laurel Street, Floor 2, Room 2161
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
(604) 875-4505
Map link

Workshop Instructors:
Maryam and Jessica

Workshop Description:
If you need to manage large numbers of references and citations as part of your research, teaching, or administrative work, citation management tools are for you. These tools provide a simple way to store, organize and retrieve your citations in an effective manner, and can also help you in formatting in-text citations and bibliographies in your work.

This hands-on workshop introduces the main concepts of citation management and gives detailed instruction for installing and using RefWorks, a popular citation management tool.

Two other popular citation management tools will also be talked about briefly:


Note:
  • * There are no computers in this classroom, so please feel welcome to bring your own laptop to follow along.


  • * This is an introductory-level workshop. For advanced user questions, please book a 1-on-1 consultation on UBC Vancouver Campus via our Consult Request Form.

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Pixelating: A Digital Humanities Mixer - Co-working session - 12:00pm

The Pixelating Mixer is an opportunity for DH scholars across campus to meet colleagues, talk tools, brainstorm ideas and network with others who use digital tools to explore and visualize their research.

This session of Pixelating is an open co-working session - a time to work on DH projects and skills with others for support, both moral and technical.

During this time you might:
- work through a tutorial or training
-clean up some messy data that's been bothering you
-set up a project blog or website
-work on your metadata
-check out DH resources such as books and data sources available at UBC Library (librarians will be on hand to help out)

We provide tea and coffee, soft chairs, tables, wireless internet, and interesting people to talk to, collaborate with, and bounce ideas off of. You bring your laptops, DH projects, and ideas.

This is an open event - drop in and out as your schedule allows.

Register

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News & Highlights

Blog Post Image

BC History Digitization Program accepting submissions for funding until December 11, 2017.

In 2016 the BC History Digitization Program awarded more than $150,000 to 16 different community groups in BC.

Read More Posted on October 16, 2017

Blog Post Image

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication sees unprecedented use

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communications offers free support to all writers at UBC and has been fully booked since opening for the new semester on September 18, 2017.

Read More Posted on October 3, 2017

Blog Post Image

Drawing a continent by hand with Anton Thomas

The talk on October 26 is the first in our Visualizing the World: A Maps and Geographic Information Systems Speaker Series

Read More Posted on October 3, 2017

All UBC Library Posts »