November 2012

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Call for Proposals: BC Library Conference 2013 (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

The BC Libraries Conference is May 9th to 11th, 2013 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond BC.  The 2013 theme is “Are We There Yet?”  With all the discussion about change and transition in the library community these days we hope that this theme lets us poke a bit of fun at ourselves […]

Faculty, Students Alumni Featured in the News

Several members of our UBC iSchool community have been making the news lately. Faculty member Victoria Lemieux is featured for her work in visual analytics in the current issue of Innovations, the newsletter of the UBC Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Sciences. The article is titled “Tools for Thought: Using Visual Analytics to Gain […]

Ubyssey Article Examines Library’s Changing Role

UBC’s student newspaper, The Ubyssey, takes a look at how the UBC Library is changing as it transforms into a collaborative learning and research space. The article, “Turning a Page: The Changing Role of the University Library,”  examines a number of issues that are driving the changes, from increasing pressures for study space and a […]

Ph.D. Information Session For Master’s Students (All Programs)

Have you considered doing a Ph.D. in the future? Are you curious about what it would mean to be a doctoral student at SLAIS? What can you expect in terms of funding and research? Join us for an informal information session about the PhD program in library, archival and information studies at UBC. Edie Rasmussen, […]

FIREtalks: Join the interdisciplinary conversation – proposal submissions (All Students)

UBC Research Commons invites you to submit your proposals for 5 minute presentations for the following upcoming FIRE Talks: Sustainable Practices: 29th of November at 4:00 pm Submit Proposals by: 15th of November 2012 Join the Discussion: We all have a responsibility to promote a sustainable society for future generations, but how do we […]

Announcement: Roberta F. Greig Research Laboratory – Wednesday, November 14th (All Students)

SLAIS Students are invited to celebrate the construction of the Roberta F. Greig Research Laboratory. Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Time: 11:15 am – 1:15 pm Location: SLAIS Gallery in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Suite 470, 1961 East Mall Pizza and Pop will be provided. Roberta F. Greig Research Laboratory will serve as […]

Colloquium: Geoffrey Bowker on New Configurations of Knowledge Expression

Professor Geoffrey C. Bowker of the University of California at Irvine is the next speaker in the UBC iSchool’s continuing series of lunchtime colloquia. He is presenting “Emerging Configurations of Knowledge Expression” next Wednesday, November 7, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the Chilcotin Room (Room 256) of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre […]

FIREtalk: Methodology Mixer (All Students)

Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Using the appropriate methodological design for your research question is one of the most critical components for advancing academic inquiry. The objective of this event is to explore multiple approaches to research. The Research Commons at Koerner Library invites you to a FIREtalk focusing on methodological discourse and […]

Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! (All Students)

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: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, […]

Citation Management Using RefWorks, Zotero or Mendeley (All Students)

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. […]

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