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 […]
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 […]
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) was born when an international conference in Washington, DC, decided “to adopt the meridian passing through the center of the transit instrument at the Observatory of Greenwich as the initial meridian for longitude.” From our MAA friends.
Today back in 1887, patent #371,496 issued for the “comptometer,” the first adding machine “absolutely accurate at all times.” It was invented by Dorr Eugene Felt of Chicago; a model was constructed in 1884. From MAA – On This Day in Math
Workshop: Introduction to Refworks When? Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 11:00AM – 12:00PM Where? Woodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25 Learn to use RefWorks citation management to store and search your PDFs and to organize your sources: books,articles, web pages, and more. Register here: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/4473 For more RefWorks workshops: http://elred.library.ubc.ca (type Refworks in the search box)
History, geography and ethics of health worker migration in Canada When? 1pm on Wednesday, October 9th Where? Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby Dr. Geertje Boschma and Dr. Margery Hawkins, School of Nursing, will be giving an important presentation that explores issues of health worker migration by examining the history, geography, and ethics of international recruitment […]
Embarking on a Systematic, Synthesis, Scoping or Realist Review? Applying for a CIHR grant? Need to know what the search process for locating studies is about? The Systematic Review Search Methodology Workshop may be for you. This 90 minute session will provide an overview of the process for locating relevant studies and recording the methodology. […]