Library, Archival, and Information Studies

History unmasked at October GIS Users Group

“History Unmasked with GIS: Politics and agriculture in Victorian Britain” is the topic for October’s GIS Users Group, presented by Stephen Peplow.  Stephen is a PhD candidate in Land and Food Systems.  His research includes a fascinating use of GIS and spatial analysis to study 19th century Britain. Please note DIFFERENT DAY AND TIME: Tuesday, […]

Upcoming Workshops: Citations, Current Awareness Tools, and more.

Created especially for graduate students, these workshops are open to undergraduates and faculty members as well.  Click  the links below for a full description of upcoming workshops. Full list of workshops here.   Grad Student Orientation to the Library Web of Science/Journal Citation Reports Find the most highly-cited journals in your field. PubMed (Online Workshop) […]

March UBC GIS Users Group

Open Source GIS is the topic for this month’s UBC GIS Users Group Meeting.  Jeff Burton, from GIS and Data Visualization – UBC Records, will be presenting. Wednesday, March 30, 2011 4:00 – 5:00 PM Koerner Library Room 216 We hope to see you there!

Esri Student Assistantships and Internships

Esri has the following two summer opportunities for students: Esri International User Conference Student Assistantship Program http://www.esri.com/careers/category/esri-uc-assistantship.html Through the Student Assistantship Program, Esri sponsors a number of students to participate in the annual Esri International User Conference. The next conference will take place July 11–15, 2011. If you are a graduate student or fourth-year undergraduate […]

OED Online Relaunched

The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary has a new design and new functionality.

Upcoming Workshop: Current Awareness Tools

Save valuable research time! Online research resources offer an array of tools to help you stay current in your field. In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up email alerts and RSS feeds to:  be notified when new articles and dissertations are published on your topic receive Table of Contents for the latest issue […]

Credo Reference – Trial on Now!

Credo Reference is a giant online reference library that provides access to a selection of reference books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, plus a broad range of subject-specific titles covering everything from literature to history to psychology to geography. In addition to the individual reference works, Credo Reference also adds a unique […]

Workshop – cIRcle and the Student Experience – Advancing Your Academic Career

Curious about how to get started with cIRcle, UBC’s Information Repository? Meghan Radomske, Master of Library and Information Studies Candidate and cIRcle Graduate Academic Assistant, will discuss UBC’s digital repository, cIRcle, and the benefits it offers students.  cIRcle welcomes high quality scholarly contributions  from both graduate and undergraduate students – enabling them to showcase their […]

Copyright Workshop – Issues and Implications for Teaching and Research

Upcoming workshop this Tuesday, November 23rd  on Copyright Issues and Implications: You’re writing a thesis or a journal article, or preparing to teach your course and you have questions and concerns about copyright and the ethical use of information. Come to this session and learn the basics of Canadian copyright law, apply new learning to […]

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