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Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing - 11:00am

Have questions about plagiarism and academic integrity? What about “self-plagiarism” and “gift authorship”? This workshop will cover what you need to know to get your work out there ethically while preserving your own rights to it.


Classifications and Datasets in NVivo (2) - 3:30pm

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you to add demographic data to your nodes and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you're comfortable with the basics of NVivo - importing sources, creating nodes, and coding - and would like to explore new ways of working with qualitative data, this workshop is for you!

NOTE: You will need to bring your own laptop if you want to try using NVivo in this workshop, as the software is not available on library computers. You can download a trial version at: http://www.qsrinternational.com/products_free-trial-software.aspx"


R (1) - 9:30am

Do you want to learn R? You have come to the right place. Our hands-on workshops offer simple steps to work with R studio to manipulate and manage data with the least amount of coding! We teach you how to conduct descriptive analysis and hypothesis testing using R. You will learn how to use R to do Chi-square test, Pearson test, Student t-test, Anova and more. Descriptive graphics will also be covered.

You can download R for free at http://www.r-project.org/


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Community Report 2014/15

Our fifth annual Community Report provides an update on our transformation in discovery, learning, collaboration and research.

Read More Posted on July 23, 2015

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Housing the knowledge of indigenous people

Anahera Moheru's talk will highlight how information professionals can build respectful collections.

Read More Posted on July 15, 2015

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Rediscovered papyri shed light on ancient Egypt

Papyri scraps from 1,800 years ago were recently rediscovered in UBC Library's Rare Books and Special Collections.

Read More Posted on July 7, 2015

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