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SPSS (Part Two) - Data Management and Bivariate Analysis - 10:00am

SPSS is a user-friendly statistical analysis software that doesn't require you to write any code - SPSS does this for you with just a few clicks.

Effective data management is critical to data display and analysis. Once you are equipped with the skills to manipulate your data, you will be more confident with proceeding to analyze it.

Further to the analysis covered in SPSS (Part 1) - Basic SPSS, this workshop will focus on bivariate analysis.

Register today, and learn how to effectively manage and analyze your data hassle-free.


Pixelating: A Digital Humanities Mixer : OpenRefine - 12:00pm

The Pixelating Mixer is an opportunity for DH scholars across campus to meet colleagues, talk tools, brainstorm ideas and network with others who use digital tools to explore and visualize their research.

Do you have messy text data? Does it contain a lot of spelling mistakes or variations? OpenRefine - a free, open-source tool - can help you clean your data. In this introductory session, Mimi Lam, Digital Projects Librarian, will talk about OpenRefine and how she has used it for cleaning metadata effectively.

Registration: Registration is not required, but will help us plan for space. You can RSVP online, or just drop-in to join us. As this is a brown bag session, please feel free to bring your lunch. Coffee and tea will be available.


US Legal Research - 12:45pm

Overview of the US legal system and quick tips on locating federal and state primary sources of law. Though commercial databases will be covered, the focus will be on free online resources.

Held in Law Library Room 208.

Restricted to current Allard School of Law students.


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Special Collections help Vancouver Transit Police constable uncover 102-year-old murder.

Constable Graham Walker's deep dive into our Special Collections has culminated in a provincial memorial for Charles Painter, a special constable for the BC Electric Railway who was killed in 1915.

Read More Posted on March 20, 2017

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Double Exposure: An Exhibit of Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan

The Cooper Robinson collection consisting of over 4,600 photographic prints, negatives, glass lantern slides, and postcards is one of the most valuable photographic records of this era.

Read More Posted on March 14, 2017

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Open Education Week at UBC

  Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Attend one of the many Open Education events at UBC and UBC Library throughout March.  Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons     Date & Location: […]

Read More Posted on March 14, 2017

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