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NVivo (Part 1) - Getting Started with NVivo - 10:00am

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop, you'll learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use and how to import them into NVivo, and how to do queries, nodes, and coding.

***IMPORTANT: You will need to bring your own laptop with NVivo already downloaded onto it. This software is not available on the Library computers.

NVivo is available for free for all UBC students. Download NVivo here.


Little Things Mean a Lot: Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis - 10:00am

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies? Would you like to learn more about the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Our Research Commons staff are here to explain the nuts and bolts of formatting: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more!

This workshop will also cover the basic resources that are available to help you write your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome!


Get to Know Rare Books and Special Collections - 11:00am

Have you ever been curious about what we do or what we have at Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library (RBSC)? Join our weekly open house / hands-on show-and-tell for an introduction to our space and our unique materials and collections! The event is free and open to the general public, as well as the UBC community. No need to RSVP, just drop in to learn what RBSC is all about! Rare Books and Special Collections is located on the 1st floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Vancouver campus. For more information, please contact Rare Books and Special Collections at (604) 822-0645 or rare.books@ubc.ca.


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2016 Food for Fines campaign raises $3,600 to support UBC students in need

This year’s UBC Library and Alma Mater Student Society Food for Fines Campaign raised a total of $3,600.00.

Read More Posted on December 6, 2016

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Winter Library Love Event Draws a Cozy Crowd

A warm thank you to all students and staff who joined us for UBC Library’s Chat and Chew Library Love event last Friday December 2nd in the IKBLC main foyer.

Read More Posted on December 6, 2016

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2017 cycle for Indigitization Grant Program now open

Indigenous and Aboriginal communities across British Columbia are invited to apply for audio-cassette digitization support by March 3, 2017.

Read More Posted on November 29, 2016

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