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New “Core Skills” workshop series

by Eka Grguric on January 20, 2020

Introducing our “Core Skills” series targeted at beginners interested in developing foundational digital and computer literacy skills. Learn to communicate with your computer through the command line, scrape information from the web, plan and execute your digital projects, and publish sustainable websites. Each workshop is a stand-alone.  Upcoming workshops in the basic skills series: Thu, […]

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Join us for a Sage Research Methods – Hands-on Workshop for Researchers!

by Allan Cho on January 16, 2020

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Project Room

by Allan Cho on January 9, 2020

  To ensure fair access to all users of the Project Rooms, please observe the following: Bookings are made online through the Library Room Booking System. Bookings can only be made by groups of 3 or more UBC graduate students or faculty. A group (not each member of a group) may book a room for […]

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Learn GitHub with us

by Sarah Blay on December 24, 2019

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration.  Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository.  GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.  Together, Git […]

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New work along sessions added for NVivo

by Sarah Blay on December 24, 2019

Amir Michalovich and David Romero are once again taking our NVivo offerings to the next level. Amir and David our our Graduate Peer experts in NVivo. They have now developed what they hope will be the most optimal NVivo offering for UBC graduate students yet: Qualitative Data Analysis Work Along. Even if you have been […]

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FIREtalks are back! Let’s talk Drinking Water.

by Sarah Blay on November 18, 2019

FIREtalk: Drinking Water 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to safe drinking water. By 2025, half of the World’s population is expected to be living in water-stressed areas. Will we run out of water? What are the direct and indirect impacts of this change on individuals, communities and nations? How can we […]

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UBC Library Research Commons Workshops

by Allan Cho on August 16, 2019

UBC Library Research Commons 2019/2020 Workshops (image: Photo by Nicole Honeywill on Unsplash)

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Testimonial – An Interview with Laura Castrejon

by Allan Cho on July 16, 2019

Laura Castrejon is a PhD Candidate in the Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program. She is co-supervised by Professor David Boyd,  Professor Navin Ramankutty, and Professor Emeritus Graham Riches. Over her time at UBC, Laura has visited the Research Commons numerous times. We wanted to share our interview with Laura with you to provide perspective on what the […]

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