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NVivo (Part 1) - Getting Started with NVivo - 10:00am

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop, you'll learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use and how to import them into NVivo, and how to do queries, nodes, and coding.

***IMPORTANT: You will need to bring your own laptop with NVivo already downloaded onto it. This software is not available on the Library computers. Download a trial version here.


Little Things Mean a Lot: Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis - 10:00am

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies? Would you like to learn more about the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Our Research Commons staff are here to explain 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 write your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome!


Get to Know Rare Books and Special Collections - 11:00am

Have you ever been curious about what we do or what we have at Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library (RBSC)? Join our weekly open house / hands-on show-and-tell for an introduction to our space and our unique materials and collections! The event is free and open to the general public, as well as the UBC community. No need to RSVP, just drop in to learn what RBSC is all about! Rare Books and Special Collections is located on the 1st floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Vancouver campus. For more information, please contact Rare Books and Special Collections at (604) 822-0645 or rare.books@ubc.ca.


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News & Highlights

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One of Canada’s most esteemed conservation scientists, Mary-Lou Florian, makes her most recent book available through UBC’s Open Collections

Mary-Lou Florian, one of Canada's most esteemed conservation scientists, has made her new book, Comparative Anatomy of Branches, Roots and Wood of Some North American Dicotyledonous and Coniferous Trees and Woody Shrubs Used in Ethnographic Artifacts: Identification and Conservation Concerns available through UBC’s cIRcle Digital Repository.

Read More Posted on October 24, 2016

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UBC Library’s Open Collections front-end code selected as the basis for the National Federated Research Data Repository discovery platform

UBC Library’s Open Collections code selected as the basis for the National Federated Research Data Repository discovery platform.

Read More Posted on October 24, 2016

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Join UBC Library and United Way in the 7th Spelling Bee

Sign up to participate in the annual event by Thursday, November 10.

Read More Posted on October 17, 2016

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