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The Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office will be holding a series of Copyright Education workshops over the summer. Workshops will focus on author and creator rights; copyright in the classroom; copyright in the digital environment; copyright and conference presentations; and scholarly publishing, funding mandates, and open access. These workshops will be of particular interest to graduate students, faculty, instructional designers and anyone else who participates in research, scholarship and teaching at the post-secondary level.

 

Upcoming Copyright Workshops:

Navigating Copyright in the Digital Environment
Thursday, July 7 | 10-11am
Learn about what you can post on a UBC departmental site, social media platform and more

Register here

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Copyright and the Ethics of Scholarly Publishing
Thursday, July 14 | 10-11am
Plagiarism? Academic integrity? “Self-plagiarism”? “Gift authorship”?

Find out what these terms mean and what you need to know to get your work out there ethically while preserving your own rights.

Register here

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Author Rights, Funding Mandates, and Open Access Publishing
Thursday, July 21 | 10-11am
Curious about managing copyright in academic publishing?

Discover the different options available for open access publishing

Register here

 

Reserve  your seat today!

 

Above image is courtesy of Pixabay and partial excerpt in italics is courtesy of UBC Library

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“The University of British Columbia and its faculty, staff and students are creators of various forms of intellectual property, as well as consumers of intellectual property. As creators, we rely on the protections offered by intellectual property laws to ensure that our work product is protected from improper use. As consumers of intellectual property, we are legally (and morally) obligated to respect the intellectual property rights of others, just as we expect others to respect our intellectual property rights…One intellectual property right that is very important to UBC faculty, staff and students is copyright.”

 

Coming soon! The blockbuster summer of Copyright Education Series’ Workshops you were waiting for starts next week.

Six free Library workshops will be presented by the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office and will focus on several key themes to help the UBC community find answers to their copyright questions and more!

Reserve your spot today!

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Copyright for Authors and Creators workshop

Just finished your research project/report and looking to publish it?

Want to make sure your work has the copyright protection you need?

Register here

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Copyright for the Classroom workshop

Have questions about screening films in class? Want to distribute readings

to your students? Want to use someone else’s images in your online course?

pages?

Register here

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Copyright and Conference Presentations

Curious about using other people’s figures in your conference presentations?

Wondering if presenting a paper at a conference counts as prior publication?

A conference organizer looking for an overview of copyright considerations?

Register here

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Navigating Copyright in the Digital Environment workshop

Unsure about what you can post on a UBC departmental website, personal blog,

shared wiki space, or social media platform? Learn what to keep in mind when

using other people’s copyrighted work on publicly available websites.

Register here

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Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing

Have questions about plagiarism and academic integrity? What about “self-plagiarism”

and “gift authorship”? Find out what you need to know to get your work out there

ethically while preserving your own rights to it.

Register here

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Author Rights, Funding Mandates, and Open Access Publishing

Curious about managing copyright in academic publishing? Explore funder open access

policies and the different options available for open access publishing.

Register here

 

Above image is courtesy of Pixabay and partial excerpt in italics is courtesy of UBC’s Copyright at UBC website

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot!

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: tables of contents, page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more! As well, find out more about the resources that are available to help you in writing your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome; some prior knowledge of Microsoft Word will be helpful.

Monday, January 12th at 9:30am – 11:30am
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Tuesday January 20th at 12:00pm – 2:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5406

Monday, January 12th at 9:30am – 11:30am
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5420

Have specific questions you think would be best answered in a one-on-one session? See our Consultations page to book a session: http://koerner.library.ubc.ca/services/research-commons/.

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Citation Management Using ProQuest Flow, Zotero, or Mendeley

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.

Sign up for a tool specific hands-on workshop about the core concepts of citation management and detailed instruction for use of either Zotero, ProQuest Flow, or Mendeley.

Citation Management Using Mendeley
Friday, January 16th at 11:00am – 1:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5364

Citation Management Using ProQuest Flow
Friday, January 23rd at 11:00am – 1:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5365

Citation Management Using Zotero
Friday, January 16th at 11:00am – 1:00pm.
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5421

Are you new to citation management tools entirely, or do you have advanced-user questions? See our Consultations page to book a one-on-one session: http://koerner.library.ubc.ca/services/research-commons/.

 

NVivo – NEW OFFERING
Wenesday, January 28th, 2015 at 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Koerner Library RM216

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP OR OTHER DEVICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE NOTES

NVivo is one of the leading computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS) packages, and is now available for both PC and Mac operating systems. The Research Commons can help grad students to get started successfully using NVivo in qualitative research, including:

*Installing the software *Creating new projects *Importing a variety of sources, including documents, PDFs, spreadsheets, audio and video files, and data from online sources *Becoming familiar with the technical aspects of coding in NVivo *Using NVivo’s tools to explore and present relationships and trends in qualitative data

Note: NVivo is not free software; a student subscription can be purchased from QSR International, and a 30-day trial subscription is also available. (UBC faculty or staff members can get an NVivo license through UBC IT.) NVivo is not currently available on UBC Library computers.
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5437
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SPSS
Workshop 1- Basic SPSS
Do you wonder what SPSS is and how it can be useful to help you manage and analyze your data? Would you like to learn how to work with SPSS just by clicking a few keys? Enroll in our workshop and let us help you learn the basics!

Monday, January 12th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5356

Workshop 2- SPSS Data Management
Do you know how to edit and organize your data using an effective data management software? Do you want to work with user-friendly software without going through a hassle of writing code? SPSS can help you accomplish this for you with a few clicks! Attend this workshop and learn how to manage your data fast and effectively.

Monday, January 12th from 2:30pm – 5:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5454

Workshop 3- Descriptive/Graphing Analysis with SPSS
Do you have trouble summarizing your data? Do you want to analyze your data with t-test, ANOVA, Pearson-test, etc. using SPSS? Do you have trouble graphing and presenting your data with SPSS? Well, we can help you with all of these questions. Enroll in this workshop and learn how to analyze your data hassle-free!

Monday, January 19th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5358

Workshop 4- Regression Analysis
Regression analysis is a statistical process for estimating the relationships among variables. We can use regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another. Do you wonder how to do linear and logistic regression analysis with SPSS? Do you want to learn about simple and multivariate regression modeling? Register for the SPSS Regression workshop to get a sense of it all!

Monday, January 19th from 2:30pm – 5:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5359

Workshop 5- Logistic Regression – NEW OFFERING
Have you been to our linear regression workshop? If you have, it is time to learn about logistic regression. Logistic regression measures the relationship between a categorical dependent variable and one or more independent variables.  These variables, which can either be continuous or dichotomous variables, use probability scores as predicted values of the dependent variable. If you have not had a chance to go through the linear regression workshop, don’t worry, we will start with a review and then jump into logistic regression. You will learn when and how to use the logistic regression modeling in SPSS and how to interpret the output.

Monday, January 26th from 12:00pm – 2:30pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5360

Workshop 6- Survival Analysis – NEW OFFERING
Survival analysis is for everyone in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Economics, and even Sociology. Survival analysis deals with the analysis of time duration to until one or more events happen, such as the death of organisms, failure in mechanical systems, etc. This topic is called reliability analysis in engineering, duration analysis in economics, or event history analysis in sociology.  We offer support for survival analysis using SPSS.

Survival analysis in medicine, deals with how long a patient has to survive under certain conditions or show an event such as death. You are able to answer questions like: what is the proportion of a population which will survive past a certain time? Of those that survive, at what rate will they die or fail? Can multiple causes of death or failure be taken into account? How do particular independent variables or characteristics increase or decrease the probability of survival?

Monday, January 26th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5361

Cinema Salon
Thursday, January 29th
Koerner RM 216

Cigarette Burns
Directed by John Carpenter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Run time: 59 minutes

Host: Ernest Mathijs, Professor of Film Studies

With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie-theater director is hired to hunt for the only known print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane. Part of the “Masters of Horror” series, Season One.
http://collections.library.ubc.ca/featured-collections/videomatica/events/

Copyright Workshops and Events

Copyright for Authors and Creators
December 16th, 2014

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. RM216
You’ve finally finished your research and now you’re looking to publish. Just what do you need to know about copyright to make sure your work has the protections you need? This workshop will cover what authors and creators need to know about copyright, giving you a solid knowledge base to build from.

Register Here

Graduate Student Orientation to the Library
January 14th, 2015

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. RM217
Are you a graduate student and new to UBC? Would you like to know more about what the library has to offer? This basic workshop will provide you with an overview of some of the key services and resources available to you from the library.
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5393

Literature Reviews -Great Research Starts Here
Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Location: Koerner RM217

This session is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in any discipline.
Topics include
… what is a literature review?
… finding the right databases
… search strategies for databases
… finding scholarly articles, theses and dissertations, books, and more
… resources to help you keep track of your research.

There will be plenty of hands-on time for searching, and assistance from the two presenting librarians.

**Health Science Researchers: this workshop does NOT cover how to do a Systematic Review.**
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5470

Stay Alert! Keeping Current with Research
Tuesday January 20th, 2015 at 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Location: WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. RM217

Keeping current with new research in your field can be a challenge. In this workshop, you’ll learn strategies and tools to help you stay up-to-date with the published literature. We’ll cover: How to create saved search alerts for new articles and dissertations on your topic How to set up Table of Contents alerts for your favourite journals How to find out when a key article has been cited by someone else How to use social media tools such as blogs and Twitter to hear the buzz around new research Please bring your own laptop.
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5302

Building Your Academic Profile
Tuesday January 27th, 2015 at 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Location: WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. RM216

Thinking about publishing your research? There are more ways to communicate your scholarly ideas than ever before. Learn about skills and tools for discussing, interacting, presenting, writing, commenting, and finally publishing your research. In this workshop you will: develop a scholarly/publication profile using both traditional and social tools, build knowledge of formal and informal modes of publication, identify ways to broadly participate in your field (e.g. webinars, blogs, open education resources)
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5387

cooltext1594438588Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot!

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: tables of contents, page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more! As well, find out more about the resources that are available to help you in writing your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome; some prior knowledge of Microsoft Word will be helpful.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 2:00PM – 4:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4942

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 10:00AM – 12:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4943

 

Have specific questions you think would be best answered in a one-on-one session? See our Consultations page to book a session: http://koerner.library.ubc.ca/services/research-commons/.

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Citation Management Using RefWorks, Zotero, or Mendeley

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.

Sign up for a tool specific hands-on workshop about the core concepts of citation management and detailed instruction for use of either RefWorks, Zotero, or Mendeley.

Citation Management Using Zotero

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4975

Are you new to citation management tools entirely, or do you have advanced-user questions? See our Consultations page to book a one-on-one session: http://koerner.library.ubc.ca/services/research-commons/.
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SPSS

Workshop 1- Basic SPSS

Do you wonder what SPSS is and how it can be useful to manage and analyze your data? Would you like to learn how to work with SPSS just by clicking a few keys? Let us help you learn the basics.

No previous knowledge of SPSS is required for the first workshop:

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 12:00PM – 2:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4954


Workshop 2- SPSS Data Management

Do you know how to edit your data using effective data management software? Do you want to work with user-friendly software without going through a hassle of writing code? SPSS can do this for you with a few clicks. Attend this workshop and learn how to manage your data fast.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 3:00PM – 5:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4955

Workshop 3 - Descriptive/Graphing Analysis with SPSS

Do you have trouble summarizing your data? Do you want to analyze your data with t-test, ANOVA, Pearson-test, etc. using SPSS? Do you have trouble graphing and presenting your data with SPSS? Well, we can help you with all of these questions. Enroll in this workshop and learn how to analyze your data hassle-free!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 12:00PM – 2:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4956

Workshop 4 – Regression Analysis

Regression analysis is a statistical process for estimating the relationships among variables. We can use regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another. Do you wonder how to do linear and logistic regression analysis with SPSS? Do you want to learn about simple and multivariate regression modeling? Register for the SPSS Regression workshop to get a sense of it all!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 3:00PM – 5:00PM
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4957

Have specific questions you think would be best answered in a one-on-one session? See our Consultations page to book a session: http://koerner.library.ubc.ca/services/research-commons/.
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Copyright Workshops and Events

Ongoing Copyright & Course Reserves Drop-in Clinic

Wednesdays, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: The CTLT Resource Room (214), in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Staff from the Scholarly Communications & Copyright Office will be on-hand to help you work through your copyright and library course reserves questions one-on-one. Bring your reading lists, presentation slides, articles, websites, theses and dissertations, or other work you need guidance on. Registration is not required.

Held in conjunction with the weekly Connect Drop-in Clinic.


Author Rights, Funder Mandates, and Open Access Publishing

June 10, 2014

Tue, June 10, 2014 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. Curious about managing copyright in academic publishing, locating funder open access policies, and the different options available for open access publishing? Come to this workshop to learn about these topics and more!

Register here.


Copyright and Conference Presentations

June 18, 2014

Wed, June 18, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. This session will provide information on: using copyrighted materials in conference presentations, conference proceedings and prior publication, and copyright basics for conference organizers.

Register here.


Copyright for the Classroom

June 24, 2014

Tue, June 24, 2014 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM WALTER C. KOERNER LIBRARY. Have questions about screening films in class, distributing readings to your students, or using someone else’s images in your presentation slides or online course pages? What about your students’ use of copyrighted materials in their assignments and online postings? Come to this workshop to get answers to these questions and more!

Register here.

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A new version of the cIRcle Non-Exclusive Distribution License (‘the License’) will go into effect on Friday March 7, 2014. This License applies to materials added to cIRcle on or after March 7, 2014.

As before, copyright holders retain their copyright under Version 2.0 of the License. The text of the new License is available here: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/46029.

The License will be applicable to theses and dissertations as well as to all non-thesis work in cIRcle. (Up until March 7, 2014, there is a separate license for theses and dissertations).

For the first time, the License will provide re-use rights. The Re-use rights spell out the conditions under which people who find your work in cIRcle are allowed to re-use that work.

This Creative Commons license is known as the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs, or CC BY-NC-ND license. The text of the license is available here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/. More details will be announced shortly so stay tuned.

Did You Know?

In cIRcle, authors can select and attach a Creative Commons License to their work thus stipulating how others can share, remix, or reuse their work. Learn more about Creative Commons License Conditions. See an example of a Creative Commons License in cIRcle. (Click on ‘Creative Commons’ hyperlink under the section which reads, “The following license files are associated with this item.”)

Above image is courtesy of Pixabay

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“Free Screening of the award winning documentary “Terms and Conditions May Apply”.

Come join Katie Kalk and the Digital Tattoo project team for a fascinating documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it.

Facilitators: Katie Kalk, Marga Heras, Rie Namba


Lillooet Room (Rm 301), Chapman Learning Commons, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Are you struggling with a particular feature(s) of Connect, want a quick recap or just need to discuss the structure of your course materials? Do you have questions about copyright or need help creating your course reserves lists? If yes, come to the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology’s all day drop-in – talk to the specialists and get one-on-one assistance with your Connect course! This drop-in session will be held: 

Jan 9, 2014

9:00am – 4:00pm

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – Seminar Room 2.22A/B

 

We are also offering virtual ONLINE support on January 9, 2013 between from 9-4pm. Please see this link below for more details: 

https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=2011438&password=M.6DD1F08077A390BF589B2EB9803A6E

Registration is not necessary for this event.

 

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