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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: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/3327 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. […]

Final Call for Poster Proposals: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2013 Conference (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

Got an innovative library-based project, best practices to solve a problem, or unique research findings? Consider sharing them in a poster session! Posters should be an eye-catching visual representation of a topic, including graphics, tables, charts, text, and images. Presenters can communicate additional details via online handouts. Presenters share their ideas with colleagues as attendees […]

Digging into Digital Book Collections (All Students)

Learn how to further your research by using digital book collections including Google Books and the Hathi Trust. You will leave this workshop knowing: how to search within books to locate research material not evident from title or chapter descriptions, conduct more thorough literature reviews on primary sources, perform cited reference searches, conduct historical word […]

Registration Open: Changing Times, Inspiring Libraries (MLIS, DUAL, PhD)

December 6th (evening) & December 7th 2012. Leading Libraries Start with Community A changing economy, a more diverse culture, a new information landscape; today’s citizen needs more knowledge, more quickly and from more sources than ever before, and they will be coming to libraries to get it. Will we be ready? Keynote speaker David Lankes […]

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