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/

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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

Canada is #7… From the Essential Science Indicators database from Thomson Reuters. Top 20 Nations in Mathematics; January 1, 2001-June 30, 2011

Koerner Library

UBC Library’s Autumn Update appears in the new issue of the BCLA Browser, the newsletter of the British Columbia Library Association.

Have a read to find out about the new UBC fundraising and alumni engagement campaign; copyright and UBC; the Smart Business, Small Business events; a Chinese Canadian Stories preview: the Open UBC series, held in conjunction with International Open Access Week; and an ARL Leadership Institute.

* This article originally appeared in the BCLA Browser, Vol. 3, No. 4.

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October, 2011

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