Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Prepping for UBC 3MT 2018?

 

Working on a slide presentation for a spring/summer conference or other event?

 

Interested in open access? Curious about scholarly publishing? Confused about copyright, author rights and more?

 

If you answered “yes” to any of the questions listed above, this free UBC graduate workshop is for you!

 

Showcasing your Graduate Research

in UBC’s Open Access Digital Repository:

Help with Copyright and More (Graduate Pathways to Success)

 

presented by the cIRcle Office and Scholarly Communications and Copyright Services

 

Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Time: 12:30 to 14:00

Location: Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road

 

Participants will learn to:

 

  • Describe and format their work for deposit in cIRcle, UBC’s open access digital repository
  • See how to apply Creative Commons Licenses to their work
  • Create presentations with good Copyright practices
  • Consult one-on-one with a member of Copyright Services at UBC

 

Register here

 

 

Make your UBC research openly accessible here

 

 

 

 

 

Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Prepping for UBC 3MT 2018?

 

Working on a slide presentation for a spring/summer conference or other event?

 

Interested in open access? Curious about scholarly publishing? Confused about copyright, author rights and more?

 

If you answered “yes” to any of the questions listed above, this free UBC graduate workshop is for you!

 

Showcasing your Graduate Research

in UBC’s Open Access Digital Repository:

Help with Copyright and More (Graduate Pathways to Success)

 

presented by the cIRcle Office and Scholarly Communications and Copyright Services

 

Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Time: 12:30 to 14:00

Location: Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road

 

Participants will learn to:

 

  • Describe and format their work for deposit in cIRcle, UBC’s open access digital repository
  • See how to apply Creative Commons Licenses to their work
  • Create presentations with good Copyright practices
  • Consult one-on-one with a member of Copyright Services at UBC

 

Register here

 

 

Make your UBC research openly accessible here

 

 

 

Need to know what the search process for systematic reviews is about? This half day session, held 9-1 on March 11th at Woodward Library, will provide an introduction to the process of locating relevant studies and recording the methodology. Topics include the systematic review process, framing the search question with tools like PICO, searching Medline and other databases and grey literature sources, and tips for using citation management software for systematic reviews. Register at: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4819


Join us for one or more of the following workshops during reading week!

Introduction to Medline via OvidSP for Health Sciences
Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Woodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25

TO REGISTER: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4696


RefWorks for the Sciences (Online)
Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 2:00PM – 3:00PM
This workshop is taught ONLINE. To access the session, please go to:
https://ca-sas.bbcollab.com/m.jnlp?sid=2011438&password=M.633726103405C16C3F95B2CA4AC37A

TO REGISTER: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4693


Literature Reviews – Great Research Starts Here
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Koerner Library, rm. 217

TO REGISTER: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4768

In addition to Literature Reviews – Great Research Starts Here, there are a number of other fabulous workshops offered as part of Discover, Gather, Create, Share – Graduate Research in a Day on Tuesday, February 18 at Koerner Library. Topics include Open Access, SimplyMap, SPSS, Getting Published, Building your Academic Profile, Citation Management and Thesis Formatting.

Ethics and RISe Unite: A Step by Step Workshop on How to Complete your BREB Application
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at 12:30PM – 2:00PM
 
Description: This interactive workshop is designed to help you understand the ethical issues present in your research while at the same time giving you hands on assistance navigating the UBC Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) online application process. You may start your BREB application in the workshop or continue to work on one that you have already started. Those who are not ready to start their own application will be directed to create a practice application in the session. The workshop will be facilitated by a member of the BREB administration and the UBC RISe team (computer interface). The session will be approximately 1.5 hours. Facilitators: Snezana Milosevic and Jean Ruiz
 
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

February 1 –  PubMed

February 1 –  Keeping Current with Research
February 6 –  Web of Science

February 7 –  Compendex
February 12 – PsycInfo
February 14 – Advanced Medline
February 27 – Compendex
 
For details & registration, please see this link –

http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/series/85

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