Koerner Library has new software available! The computer labs in Koerner Library – rooms 217 & 218A – have been upgraded with new GIS and statistical analysis software. The existing software has been updated to the latest versions and new tools are now available.

Highlights include, but are not limited to:

  • Expanded tools for qualitative and quantitative data analysis (NVivo, SAS)
  • Enhanced urban planning capability (Esri CityEngine)
  • New GIS capabilities (ArcGIS Pro)
  • Engineering, planning and design software (Matlab, AutoCAD and Sketchup Pro)

For a full list, see the UBC Library Research Commons: Rooms & Software page.

The last day for 1-on-1 consultations at the Research Commons is Friday, December 16, 2016. Consultations may be booked via our Consultation Request Form.

Consultations will resume again in the new year, on Monday, January 16, 2017.

Please note that Koerner Library will be closed for Remembrance Day on Friday, November 11th. The library will re-open on Monday according to our regular hours.

Koerner Library currently has access to a trial of a new database – Social Explorer. This demographic data visualization and research website is designed to engage users through dynamic maps and customizable reports. Data includes US census from 1790-2010, the Canadian and UK census from 2011-present, American Community Survey 2005-2014, US Crime data, Eurostat surveys and World Bank Indicators.

 

Visit Social Explorer.

 

Please note that Koerner Library will be closed for Thanksgiving on the holiday Monday, October 10th. The library will re-open on Tuesday according to our regular hours.

Koerner Library and the Research Commons will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labour Day. We will re-open again on Tuesday, September 6th according to our regular hours of operation.

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