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Workshops & Events

Introduction to Citation Management - 10:00am

Citation management made easy! This workshop will provide an overview of a few of the major citation management tools - RefWorks & Flow, Zotero, and Mendeley. The workshops aim is to help you decide which tools is best for your needs. Bring your laptop.


Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean a Lot! - 9:30am

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, 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? Email for an appointment


Basic Spss (1) - 12:00pm

Do you wonder what SPSS is and how it can be useful to help you manage and analyze your data? Would you like to learn how to work with SPSS just by clicking a few keys? Enroll in our workshop and let us help you learn the basics!


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News & Highlights

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Interactivity at the Barber Centre

A new project at IKBLC combines QR codes and digital collections.

Read More Posted on December 16, 2014

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Book design exhibition

A new exhibition at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre celebrates the finest book designs in Canada.

Read More Posted on December 12, 2014

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December issue of LibFOCUS

The latest issue of LibFOCUS reflects on the past year and explores digital collections.

Read More Posted on December 11, 2014

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