Celebrate GIS Day by mapping Haida Gwaii

OpenStreetMap Mapathon Koerner Library Room 217 GIS lab Wednesday November 15th 3:30 – 4:30 PM No registration necessary   Celebrate GIS day with an OpenStreetMap mapathon! In this workshop you’ll learn how to add data to OpenStreetMap. You’ll add geographic information that will be free to for anyone to use and share, from humanitarian uses […]

Save the Date! ICPSR Summer Program starts June 20, 2016

The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program is excited to announce its four-week session dates with the first session beginning June 20, 2016. More information, including workshop announcements, will become available soon. Visit the ICPSR Summer Program website for the latest details!

American Geographical Society Library Fellowships now available

The American Geographical Society Library in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, is currently offering fellowships for qualified applicants. Currently, there are two types of eligibility: Scholars at all levels, including faculty and Ph.D. dissertators, at U.S. federally defined Minority-Serving Institutions are eligible for the AGSL Fellowships for MSI Scholars. ($600/week, up to 4 weeks) Scholars at all […]

How do Statistics Canada’s Data Impact the Health of Canadians? : News from World Statistics Day

October 20th marked  World Statistics Day, with the theme “Better data. Better lives.” Statistics Canada participated with a discussion on health statistics, which provided an overview of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS), its objectives, collection processes and dissemination strategy.  Results from previous cycles were presented as well as an overview of the CHMS Biobank […]

Land Information Ontario geospatial data now available

Don’t limit your studies to BC! UBC Library has just signed a license with the province of Ontario giving you access to huge amounts of highly detailed data on the province of Ontario. The datasets include elevation, contour, wildlife information and more! Find what you need for your research by browsing the data in Abacus. […]

Koerner Library Book and DVD sale

The Koerner Library sells books and DVDs! We sell unsolicited gifts and donated items which the Library already owns or are not suitable for our collection. All funds will be used to purchase Koerner Library books. Visit the sale bookcase located on the entrance level, adjacent to the Borrower Services Desk. Each item is only […]

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