This workshop will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about cIRcle, UBC’s Institutional Repository. Would you like to have your academic work searched by Google Scholar? Or have your work archived in the UBC Library? Then come to this session to find out what cIRcle is, what it contains, how you can contribute and what permissions are required to submit your presentations, articles and reports.

This workshop is taking place today from 3:00-4:30 pm in Scarfe 155 (inside the Education Library).

Attend this workshop and you’ll be ready to use RefWorks when writing and formatting papers. Download Write-N-Cite and insert in-text citations while writing!  Bring your laptops (optional) & your questions.

This workshop is taking place today from 3:30-4:15 pm in Scarfe 155 (inside the Education Library).

Want to get an article published? Come to today’s workshop to learn how to find potential journals for your work. You’ll also find out about Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities, Ulrich’s Periodical Directory, the Directory of Open Access Journals, and the best way to browse UBC’s online journals ,indexes and databases.

This workshop is taking place today from 3:30-4:15 pm in Scarfe 155 (inside the Education Library).

cIRcle and the Student Experience–Advancing Your Academic Career

Curious about how to get started with cIRcle? Meghan Radomske, Master of Library and Information Studies Candidate and cIRcle Graduate Academic Assistant, will discuss UBC’s digital repository, cIRcle, and the benefits it offers students.
cIRcle welcomes high quality scholarly contributions from both graduate and undergraduate students—enabling them to showcase their work and establish their academic online identities.  If you are a student interested in submitting non-thesis work to cIRcle, join us on Friday, November 19th to discuss the opportunities cIRcle provides you!

3:00-4:30 p.m.  Friday, November 19, 2010   Education Library   Scarfe 155

Plug Into Your Library–September and October Workshops

for Graduate Students and Faculty

Plug into Your Library I : Getting Started
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.   Friday   Sept. 25   Scarfe 1007

Are you new to UBC? Want to find journal articles, books, and dissertations? Explore the UBC Library’s web page and set up VPN so you can access electronic resources from home.  Find out about UBC library services and research resources and be introduced to the library’s online catalogue, subject guides and databases:  Academic Search Complete, Education Research Complete, ERIC (Ebsco) and CBCA Complete.

Plug into Your Library II: New E-Resources at UBC

4:30 –  5:15 p.m.  Friday  Sept. 25   Scarfe 1006
UBC has new electronic book collections — Oxford University Press e-books, Cambridge University Press e-books, Taylor & Francis e-books and Springer-Link. Explore these together with new databases such as Education Research Complete, EdItLib, Communications &Mass Media Complete & Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities.

Get Organized–Tips for Finding and Managing Your Research
3:30-4:30 p.m.  Monday Sept.  28 Scarfe 1007
Managing your research begins with knowing what to search, how to save, store, and organize; good resources about research, and good references about writing.  Get the information you need when you go to write your papers. Review some APA style basics for citations and consider citation management software tools.

Fine Tune Your Searches with Research Tools in Education

3:30-4:15 p.m.  Mon. and Wed. and Fri.  Oct.  5, 7, 9   Scarfe 155
Fine tune your searches. Explore key tools, terms, blogs, and enhanced research features of databases such as Education Research Complete, ERIC, Education Index Fulltext, EdITLib, & CBCA Education. Consider international sources and sites for educational research.  Bring your laptops (optional) and your questions (mandatory).

RefWorks the Basics

3:30-4:15 Wednesday   Sept. 23    Scarfe 155
Set yourself up to use RefWorks (create an account, import citations from databases, create a bibliography) Also tips about RefGrabit and editing output styles.  Bring your laptops (optional) and your questions (mandatory).

RefWorks Using Write’n Cite
11:00-12:00   Saturday  Sept. 26  Scarfe 1007

3:30-4:15        Thursday   Oct. 15  Scarfe 155
Set yourself up to use RefWorks in writing and formatting a paper.  Download Write’n’Cite and insert in-text citations while writing.  Bring your laptops (optional) & your questions.

Making the Most of Statistics Canada Marion Smith (from Statistics Canada)
3:30-4:15  Wednesday Oct. 6 Scarfe 155
Baffled by StatsCan information resources? Learn how the StatsCan website is organized,what key products are available, & where to find search tools & glean meaning from  catalogue numbers.

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