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SPSS (Part One) - Environment, Data Entry and One Variable Analysis - 10:00am

SPSS is a statistical analysis, data management and data documentation software. It is used by researchers to gain insights from data, and predict what will happen next.

In this introductory-level workshop, you will learn how to enter your data into SPSS, and summarise, graph and present your data through this software. You will also learn how to do one-variable tests for the purpose of inferential statistics.

Join us for this beginners workshop, and learn the basics that will help you harness this powerful tool.


Multi-Disciplinary Graduate Student Writing Community - 1:00pm

Facilitator: Nandini.

Experience shows that it is easier (and more pleasant) to get your thesis written when you do two things:

1. Write regularly
2. Are part of a writing group or community

Our peer-facilitated writing communities give you the opportunity to do both; Weekly meetings with a Peer Writing Consultant from the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication give you a chance to work out writing goals for the week, ask questions, share best practices, and connect with your peers. Throughout the week, engage in a facilitated online space that allows you to ask questions, keep each other accountable, and share your work for feedback if you wish. The goal of this community is to offer support, engagement with your peers in other programs, and extra accountability to keep you writing until your thesis is done.

Presented by The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication.


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


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News & Highlights

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Sharing knowledge: How UBC’s Xwi7xwa Library is helping community Aboriginal libraries better serve their communities

UBC’s Xwi7xwa Library has collaborated with The Ray and Millie Silver Aboriginal Library in Abbotsford to make their own unique cataloging system for Aboriginal materials. The Ray and Millie Silver Aboriginal Library has more than 2,000 materials for community members and children in the Abbotsford School District, but children and teachers in the district’s 46 […]

Read More Posted on June 23, 2017

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UBC Instructor Mandy Len Catron shares the writing and research process behind her new memoir

Catron shares how she utilized UBC Library and its collections for her new memoir How to Fall in Love with Anyone.

Read More Posted on June 22, 2017

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Susan E. Parker appointed as UBC’s University Librarian

UBC Library is please to announce the appointment of Ms. Susan E. Parker as University Librarian effective September 1.

Read More Posted on June 15, 2017

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Aboriginal UnHistory Month exhibit at UBC Library

The exhibit looks at the topic of Canada's 150 in relation to Indigenous peoples, and is open until August 30.

Read More Posted on June 8, 2017

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