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BioFlex Content Curation Project – Summer 2014

The Biology Content Curation project fulfills a need where the Biology 112 and 121 instructors were looking for Open Educational Resources to support their flipped  classroom model. They wanted to develop a content curation process to store and preserve learning objects that could be used for their courses. Over a two month period and by […]

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: 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 […]

Health Information Series Presents: Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Infection, Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer

“Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Infection, Autoimmune Disorders and Cancer” May 27, 2014 6:00-8:00pm at Vancouver Public Library.  For full details, see:

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.

Happy B-Day WWW – 25 years today

ON THIS date in 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, a British physicist working at CERN, Europe’s particle physics laboratory, wrote a memo to his boss modestly entitled “Information Management: A Proposal”. Mr Berners-Lee proposed to develop a way to share information over a computer network. “A ‘web’ of notes with links (like references) between them is far […]

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 […]

Workshops during reading week

Join us for one or more of the following workshops during reading week! Introduction to Medline via OvidSP for Health SciencesMonday, February 17th, 2014 at 11:00AM – 12:30PMWoodward Library Computer Lab – Room B25 TO REGISTER: RefWorks for the Sciences (Online)Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 2:00PM – 3:00PMThis workshop is taught ONLINE. To access […]