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UBC Library digitizes Kelmscott Chaucer and launches digital colouring book series

When UBC Library acquired the Kelmscott Press’ Works of Geoffrey Chaucer in 2016, the book’s preservation story was just beginning.

Read More Posted on May 17, 2018

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One-on-One with Susan E. Parker

One-on-One is an ongoing series aimed at getting ‘behind the scenes’ with senior leadership at UBC.

Read More Posted on May 16, 2018

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UBC Library acquires rare letters written by young Japanese Canadians during World War II

The collection of 147 letters provides unique insight into the devastating effects of the Japanese Canadian internment.

Read More Posted on April 19, 2018

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Food, Friends and Fish: Celebrating the Harry Hawthorn Foundation

With more than 2200 books in its fly-fishing and angling collection, the Harry Hawthorn Foundation at UBC Library has grown considerably from a relatively modest beginning.

Read More Posted on April 9, 2018

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Workshops & Events

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



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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Introduction to Citation Management Using Mendeley - 10:00am



Workshop Instructors
Emily and Maryam

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 Mendeley, a popular citation management tool.

**Please note that this is an introductory-level workshop. For advanced user questions, please book a 1-on-1 consultation via our Consult Request Form.

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News & Highlights

Blog Post Image

UBC Library digitizes Kelmscott Chaucer and launches digital colouring book series

When UBC Library acquired the Kelmscott Press’ Works of Geoffrey Chaucer in 2016, the book’s preservation story was just beginning.

Read More Posted on May 17, 2018

Blog Post Image

One-on-One with Susan E. Parker

One-on-One is an ongoing series aimed at getting ‘behind the scenes’ with senior leadership at UBC.

Read More Posted on May 16, 2018

Blog Post Image

UBC Library acquires rare letters written by young Japanese Canadians during World War II

The collection of 147 letters provides unique insight into the devastating effects of the Japanese Canadian internment.

Read More Posted on April 19, 2018

Blog Post Image

Food, Friends and Fish: Celebrating the Harry Hawthorn Foundation

With more than 2200 books in its fly-fishing and angling collection, the Harry Hawthorn Foundation at UBC Library has grown considerably from a relatively modest beginning.

Read More Posted on April 9, 2018

All UBC Library Posts »