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2018 employee Recognition Award winners announced

UBC Library is pleased to announce that Eleanore Wellwood, Wendy Traas and Anne Lama are the 2018 recipients of UBC Library Recognition Awards.

Read More Posted on June 20, 2018

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Music, Art and Architecture Library project puts Canadiana on display

UBC Library's Canadian Art Exhibition Catalogue collection has a new home in the Ridington Room.

Read More Posted on May 30, 2018

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One Great Idea by Susan E. Parker

In this series, UBC faculty write about one great idea that significantly influenced their specific discipline and in turn, transformed how they approach their work.

Read More Posted on May 28, 2018

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Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC)

Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections collections every Wednesday at 11 am.

Read More Posted on August 3, 2017

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Workshops & Events

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

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE FROM PART 1: Event will now take place in Koerner Library, Room 217.

Workshop Instructors:
José and Magdalena

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.

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Graduate Student Writing Community - 2:00pm

Participating in a writing community can help to keep you motivated whether you are working on your thesis, dissertation or another intensive graduate level writing project.

Join fellow graduate students to work on your writing goals, share best practices and get feedback on your writing (if you wish). Our Graduate Student Writing Communities are facilitated by graduate students from the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication and the UBC Research Commons and are hosted weekly in Koerner Library. Each meeting will include discussion and focused writing time.

Registration is required. Our Graduate Writing Communities are offered at two times. Register for our:

-Tuesdays 2PM - 4PM series here or
-Wednesdays 5PM - 7PM series here.

Note: Graduate Student Writing Communities are most beneficial if you commit to participating regularly and are able to attend the weekly meetings for the duration of the term.

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



Workshop Instructors:
Maryam and Jen

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.

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News & Highlights

Blog Post Image

2018 employee Recognition Award winners announced

UBC Library is pleased to announce that Eleanore Wellwood, Wendy Traas and Anne Lama are the 2018 recipients of UBC Library Recognition Awards.

Read More Posted on June 20, 2018

Blog Post Image

Music, Art and Architecture Library project puts Canadiana on display

UBC Library's Canadian Art Exhibition Catalogue collection has a new home in the Ridington Room.

Read More Posted on May 30, 2018

Blog Post Image

One Great Idea by Susan E. Parker

In this series, UBC faculty write about one great idea that significantly influenced their specific discipline and in turn, transformed how they approach their work.

Read More Posted on May 28, 2018

Blog Post Image

Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC)

Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections collections every Wednesday at 11 am.

Read More Posted on August 3, 2017

All UBC Library Posts »