Professional Development

UBC Library Research Commons Workshops May 2014

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 […]

Invitation for the Canadian Visual Analytics School (CANVAS) 2014

The Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics (VIVA) invites you to come to the Canadian Visual Analytics School (CANVAS) 2014! CANVAS 2014 will be held at UBC from July 28 – August 1. It is a 5-day conference-esque event where you can network + learn the newest regarding VA research & deployment. The initial three days […]

iConference 2015 Call For Participation

Call for Participation iConference 2015 The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. iConference 2015 takes place March 24-27 in Newport Beach, California. More information available: iConference2015_CFP_5 2014  

SLA Conference Exhibits – Promo Codes

Adjunct professor Eugene Barsky has passed along the following opportunity for students to gain access to the exhibits at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Conference in Vancouver, June 8 – 10. The exhibit pass is normally valued at $100. “Elsevier shared this code for SLA exhibit passes, if you’re interested: URL: Promo code: 1nf03xp0”

Graduate Pathways to Success: new sessions posted and save the date notice

There is still space available for this week’s: GPS Workshop: Management Essentials for Leadership Tuesday, May 13th, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM For a complete session description, please visit To register, please see GPS / SCARL Statistics Workshop V: Modelling Proportion and Count Data Please note this is not a how to with […]

Announcement from CALL/ACBD – New Law Librarians’ Institute

MakerBrarians and Vancouver Maker Faire

It is less than one month to Vancouver Maker Faire Over two days at the PNE Forum, June 7th and 8th, makers of all kinds will meet with each other and the public. To find out everything about MakerFaire go here: This year the BC Libraries Cooperative has secured table space for MakerBrarians. Are […]

ACA workshop – June 24, Victoria, BC

There is still room in the following workshop that’s being held prior to the Association of Canadian Archivists’ annual conference, taking place in June 2014 in Victoria, B.C. Records and Archives Consulting as Career Utopia?: Considering a Freelance Career Instructor: Laura Millar Location: Fairmont Empress hotel, Victoria, B.C. Date: Tuesday, June 24, 9 am – […]

Graduate Pathways to Success Workshops: Getting on Track, Mgmt Essentials for Leadership + Stats: Modelling Proportion and Count Data

There is still space available for this week’s: GPS Workshop: Managing Effective Collaborative Research Teams (learn strategies for forming and working in collaborative groups within academic settings including preparing for conflict, task management, group development stages, how to increase creativity, how to determine authorship and IP rights, group leadership and more). Wednesday, May 7th, 9:30 […]

Historical Thinking summer institute | Register & Apply for travel bursary by May 15

This year the Faculty of Education at UBC is hosting the Historical Thinking at the Museum of Vancouver, and our UBC Vancouver campus. This is a reminder that participants may apply for an airfaire travel bursary by May 15. This program is available as an academic course, or for non-credit professional development. The invitation is […]

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