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.

laptopTips 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.
 
 
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.
 
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/.
 
Citation Management Using RefWorks:
 
Citation Management Using Zotero:
Wednesday February 12th, 10am- 12pm:http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4677

Citation Management Using Mendeley:
Monday, February 24th, 4pm-6pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4636

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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.

Tuesday, February 18th, 3:00pm – 5:00pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4780


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.
 
Wednesday, February 12th, 3:00pm-5:00pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4767
 
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!
 
 
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/.
Photo Credit: Stephen Wu (stephenccwu Flickr)

Koerner Library
Photo Credit: Stephen Wu (stephenccwu Flickr)

Changes to the Research Commons One-on-one Consultation Model
The RC is excited to announce a new consultation model for the Winter 2014 Term! We will be holding consistent weekly consultation hours on Tuesdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Wednesdays from 2:30pm-5:30pm, and Fridays from 10:00am-1:00pm in Koerner Library, Room 218A. One-on-one Thesis Formatting, Citation Management and SPSS consultations will all be available at these times. 

Key Changes:

  • All services (Thesis Formatting, Citation Management, and SPSS) are now available for one-on-one consultations during these times.
  • No more setting up an account to book a consultation.  Request a consultation online by filling out our web form.

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.

You can register for an upcoming thesis formatting workshop here.

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 here.

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.

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.

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!

You can register for an upcoming SPSS workshop here.

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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Graduate Student Workshop Series
We will be hosting our ongoing series of Graduate Student Workshops in the Research Commons. The topics for January include conducting literature reviews, building your academic profile through the use of social media, digging into digital book collection, and author rights. We are also excited to have the Office of Research Services come in to present on research ethics and the RISe application process for behavioural science research projects at UBC. You can explore upcoming workshops and register online at http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/series/7
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FIREtalk: Creativity and Innovation, Wednesday January 29th 4-6 pm.
Where do creative and novel ideas come from? Can tools or techniques stimulate creativity and innovation? Are creative processes the same across disciplines? Submit to present and share your approach towards creativity and innovation.

To sign up as an attendee click on the following link:
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4617/

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at research.commons@ubc.ca

Research Commons Holiday Hours: Closed from December 14th to January 5th!

The Research Commons will be closed for holidays from Saturday December 14th  2013 to Sunday January 5th 2014. This includes workshops, in-person consultation services, and email or phone consultations.

Reminder: The upcoming Grad Studies thesis submission deadline is January 3, 2014. If you would like to book a one-on-one consultation or email questions to our thesis formatting team (research.commons@ubc.ca) please do so before our last service day on Friday, December 13th, 2013.
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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.

Thursday, December 5th, 3-5pm:  http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4468

Wednesday December 11th, 3-5pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4569

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.

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/.

Citation Management Using RefWorks:

Thursday, December 5th,1-3:00pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4302

Citation Management Using Zotero:

Wednesday, December 11th 10- 12pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4303

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SPSS

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.

Wednesday December 4th, 2-330pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4311

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, December 9th, 10:00 – 11:30pm: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4315

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/.

Workshop: Introduction to Refworks

When? Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Where? Woodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25

Learn to use RefWorks citation management to store and search your PDFs and to organize your sources: books,articles, web pages, and more. 

Register here: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4473

 

For more RefWorks workshops: http://elred.library.ubc.ca (type Refworks in the search box)

Workshop: Introduction to Refworks

When? Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Where? Woodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25

Learn to use RefWorks citation management to store and search your PDFs and to organize your sources: books,articles, web pages, and more. 

Register here: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4473

 

For more RefWorks workshops: http://elred.library.ubc.ca (type Refworks in the search box)

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