Search Methods for Systematic Reviews workshop March 10th, 12-3 pm

Need to know what the search process for systematic reviews is about? This session will provide an introduction to the process of locating relevant studies and recording the methodology, with a focus on health sciences disciplines. Topics include: stages of the systematic review process; framing the search question with tools like PICO; searching Medline, other […]

Summer Systematic Review Workshops at Woodward Library

Woodward Library is offering two workshops this July on systematic reviews. For more information on systematic reviews, contact your subject librarian or take a look at our research guide. Systematic Review Search Methodology July 8th, 9-1, Woodward Library Computer Lab – B25 Register here: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/5032 Need to know what the search process for systematic reviews […]

Call for Participation: Open UBC, October 28-29, 2014

Are you … –       Developing new mechanisms to share your scholarship with a broader community? –       Using or creating open datasets to further work within your discipline? –       Creating freely-accessible resources to further your research or teaching? If you are, we want to hear from you! We invite UBC researchers, faculty, students, and staff to […]

IEEE Standards Education Grants

If you’re an engineering graduate student or a student in a capstone design course using standards in your work, you may be eligible for a $500 USD Standards Education Grant from IEEE. These grants are awarded four times per year, and include online publication of your paper; you can view final papers from previous winners […]

March 21st International Day of Forests events

Friday, March 21st is International Day of Forests 2014. The Faculty of Forestry is holding an all-day open house including a tree planting ceremony and film marathon. A schedule of events is available here. The UBC Pulp and Paper Centre is hosting an informative lunch-time nature walk around several UBC forests to learn about tree […]

Authors: know your rights!

Are you planning to publish your research? Do you have questions about the copyright aspects of publishing, or want to learn more about open access? Koerner Library has an upcoming workshop on Author Rights, Funding Mandates, and Open Access Publishing on March 25th, 11-12. Register here.

Systematic Review Search Methodology Workshop

Need to know what the search process for systematic reviews is about? This half day session, held 9-1 on March 11th at Woodward Library, will provide an introduction to the process of locating relevant studies and recording the methodology. Topics include the systematic review process, framing the search question with tools like PICO, searching Medline […]

November 27 FIREtalk: Learning Machines

Are you a graduate student at UBC? Consider attending or presenting at the next FIREtalk, “Learning Machines” – of particular interest to science students! Description from the Research Commons website: When: Wednesday, November 27, 4-6 pm Where: Koerner Library, Room 216 What are some cutting edge applications of computers and machines that help improve human […]

Applications for 2014 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award now open

UBC Library is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Innovative Dissemination of Research Award. Established by the Library in 2010, this Award focuses on new and innovative ways of communicating and disseminating knowledge. The recipient will be announced in early 2014 and will receive a framed certificate and $2,000 […]