Woodward Blog

Sleep Research

The Library’s Health Information Series is pleased to present a session on the topic of sleep and its effects on children’s and parent’s health.

Dr. Wendy Hall , professor at UBC’s School of Nursing and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, will lead the discussion.

Her presentation entitled “When Lullabies Are Not Enough: Reducing the Impact of Poor Sleep on Infants, Toddlers & Their Parents” will take place at the Terry Salman Branch Library of the Vancouver Public
LIbrary on Thursday, June 14th, at 10:30 am.

Everyone is welcome. The session will be webcast at http://tiny.cc/wendyhall

Noon-Hour Intro to RefWorks Workshop ONLINE

Thursday March 22nd @ noon ONLINE

How do you organize your research literature and automatically produce  bibliographies? Learn how to manage your citations and automatically produce formatted bibliographies and in-line citations using RefWorks!

Instructor: Helen Brown

GIS and Health presentations

Join the UBC GIS Users Group for three presentations about the use of GIS in health sciences research.

Neighbourhood Environment in Waterloo Region: Patterns of Transportation and Health
presented by Josh van Loon

Spatial Epidemiology of Lung Cancer in Canada: Examining the Role of Air Pollution and Neighborhood Deprivation
presented by Perry Hystad

Three Projects Applying GIS in Public Health
presented by Anthony Smith

  • Mapping Local Social Barriers to Sexual Health Clinics in Two Rural Communities
  • Provincial Emergency/Hormonal Contraceptive Use Through Time
  • National Abortion Travel Patterns

The meeting will be held Wed. Feb. 29th at 3pm in Koerner Library, Level 2, rm. 216.

The UBC GIS Users Group meets monthly. For more information, please see: http://www.gis.ubc.ca

Get Organized with RefWorks: Thu Feb 23 1-2 PM

Introduction to RefWorks

Learn how to manage your citations and automatically produce formatted bibliographies and in-line citations using RefWorks! We recommend you bring your own laptop to this session.

Woodward Library Basement Computer Lab Thursday, Feb 23rd, 1:00PM – 2:00PM

REGISTER HERE

UPCOMING EVENT – Dr. Roger Wong

DR. ROGER WONG, OF UBC FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Live Webcast Link: http://tiny.cc/ikblcwong 

Elder Care – Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Self-Care – March 1, 2012 – 7:00-8:30pm at Richmond Public Library’s Brighouse Branch Library

Presented by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and Woodward Library, the Health Information Series is an ongoing public lecture series that take place in the Lower Mainland community.  Who is a geriatrician? Someone who is dedicated to the health and well-being of our nation’s elders; someone who is dedicated to medically complex patient care involving interacting medical, neurological, psychiatric and social problems; someone who is on the front lines in coping with the changes associated with the graying of our society…and more!   Dr. Wong is Clinical Professsor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine of the Department of Medicine, and is also President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS) — the first British Columbian to lead the organization in 20 years. As an expert on aging and geriatrics support, please join us as Dr. Roger Wong will bring a lively presentation and discussion to the community of Richmond, BC at the Brighouse Branch Library of the Richmond Public Library.

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Web of Science and JCR — online workshop

Please join me for a live, online workshop on Wednesday, February 1st 9:30 – 10:30am.

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that indexes over 10000 journals and offers powerful search options, including:

  • refining results by subject, author, source, year or country
  • tracking how often an article has been cited and the articles that have cited it
  • creating search alerts via email or RSS

Its companion tool, Journal Citation Reports can be used to find the impact factor of a journal to identify highly cited journals in a discipline.

This session is offered online.

Questions? Contact sally.taylor@ubc.ca

Web of Science and JCR workshop

Thursday, January 17th 9:30 – 10:30am

Please join me for a class about Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports!

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that indexes over 10000 journals and offers powerful search options, including:

  • refining results by subject, author, source, year or country
  • tracking how often an article has been cited and the articles that have cited it
  • creating search alerts via email or RSS

Its companion tool, Journal Citation Reports can be used to find the impact factor of a journal to identify highly cited journals in a discipline.

The class will be held at Woodward Library in the Teaching Lab.

Sally Taylor.

Systematic Review Literature Search Workshop

Embarking on a systematic review? Applying for a CIHR knowledge synthesis grant? Need to know what the search process is all about?

Offered by the Life Sciences Libraries, this all day workshop is designed for health sciences researchers who are planning or beginning a systematic review, or wishing to improve their ability to do a comprehensive literature search and manage the results.

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Place: Woodward Library Teaching Lab (garden level)

Price: $20.00

To register, please go to: http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2807

 

Innovation in the life sciences: final day of Open UBC

Catch the last day of events at Open Access week! Events are held in the Lillooet room in IKBLC.

The final session includes the following presentations in the life sciences:

  • Wash with Care
    Dr. Anne-Marie Nicol, Assistant Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health
  • Open Science
    Dr. Rosie Redfield, Professor, Zoology
  • Cazypedia
    Dr. Harry Brumer, Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories and Department of Chemistry
  • Transcription Factor Encyclopedia (TFe)
    Dr. Wyeth Wasserman, Professor, Medical Genetics and Dimas Yusuf , 3rd year medical student