Linguistics

News from the Library for the Linguistics Department at UBC.

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!

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 […]

Palgrave MacMillan eBooks – Trial On Now!

We are currently trialling the Palgrave MacMillan eBook collection. The collection gives you access to over 4, 500 electronic titles currently published by Palgrave MacMillan. Visit http://resources.library.ubc.ca/1687/ to explore the complete collection. Palgrave MacMillan publishes textbooks, journals, monographs, professional and reference works  in eight subject areas: History Language & Linguistics Literature & Performing Arts Political […]

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 […]

Database Feature: PrimateLit

PrimateLit is a multi-disciplinary database covering many aspects of non-human primate research, including paleoprimatology, behaviour, learning & perception.  Searches include limits by geographical region (of the primates), taxonomic category, and common name.  A subset of the database, Current Primate Research, contains records added in the past six months and is an excellent current awareness tool.  […]

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