Time is running out! So, don’t forget to send in your faculty, staff, or student nomination for the 2012 UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award.

About the Award:

@ honours UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research via new tools & technologies

@ focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge

@ consists of a framed certificate of recognition and a $2,000 cash prize

Deadline for Applications: Monday, November 28, 2011, 5 p.m.

More details are available at: http://scholcomm.ubc.ca/events-awards/award/

Did you know?

Some of the previous award winners and honourable mentions are available in cIRcle at: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/33850

Above text in italics is courtesy of the Scholarly Communications @ UBC website and image is courtesy of http://about.library.ubc.ca/2011/11/02/innovative-dissemination-of-research-award-2012/

Are you or your colleagues one of these UBC affiliations – Faculty, Investigator, Postdoctoral Fellow, or Graduate Student?

Then, you or your colleagues should attend our next workshop which builds upon the recent Scholarly rights & responsibilities workshops.

Our Increasing the Impact of Your Research workshop is happening this Thursday, November 17th at 1:00-2:00pm in Koerner Library Room 217. We will cover what you should know about publisher agreements, open access and how to use cIRcle, UBC’s information repository, to increase the impact of your research.

Pre-register for this free workshop at: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2213

Above image is courtesy of Cepolina Photo website

*UPDATE* – The TMW 2011 conference proceedings are now available at:

https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/37211

If you are interested in mining, then you will want to see the conference proceedings of the upcoming Tailings and Mine Waste 2011 conference (TMW). These proceedings will be publicly available as of tomorrow (Friday, November 4th) in cIRcle, UBC’s institutional repository.

The conference will be held in Vancouver November 6 to 9, 2011. Organized by the Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at UBC, in conjunction with Colorado State University and the University of Alberta, the conference appeals to researchers, engineers, scientists and mining representatives interested in issues related to mining.

To learn more about the conference proceedings, be sure to visit: http://blogs.ubc.ca/library/category/circle/

Partial excerpt in italics above is courtesy of the UBC Library blog

Did you know?

You can view the BC Mine Reclamation Symposium proceedings (1977-2010) which are also publicly available in cIRcle.

Nominations are now open for the 2012 UBC Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. That means, you could be the next award winner!

Established by the Library in 2010, this Award focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge. The Award honors UBC faculty, staff and students who are expanding the boundaries of research through the creative use of new tools and technologies that enhance the research findings being disseminated.

The award consists of a framed certificate of recognition and a $2,000 cash prize.

All UBC faculty, staff, and students may nominate themselves or others as candidates for the Library Innovative Dissemination of Research Award.

Deadline for Applications: Monday, November 28, 2011, 5 p.m.

More details are available at: http://scholcomm.ubc.ca/events-awards/award/

Did you know?

Previous award winners and honourable mentions include:

Wash With Care by Anne-Marie Nicol – available in cIRcle at: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/33872

Using theatre to disseminate research findings in education by George Belliveau

MOACAT and the Museum of Anthropology’s (MOA) collections online site by Nancy Bruegeman

Circos by Martin Krzywinski

Above text in italics is courtesy of the Scholarly Communications @ UBC website

Above image courtesy of UBC Library’s photostream on Flickr

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