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UBC Library to support faculty in creating open textbooks and open educational resources through 1-year grant project

UBC Vancouver faculty are encouraged to apply for the sub-grant program by April 12, 2018.

Read More Posted on February 21, 2018

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Five amazing items at UBC Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections that every UBC student should see before graduating.

See these items and more at our weekly tour, Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

Read More Posted on January 30, 2018

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UBC Library acquires the first item ever printed in Vancouver.

The first edition of the Vancouver Weekly Herald and North Pacific News was printed January 15, 1886.

Read More Posted on January 4, 2018

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Workshops & Events

Mapping in the Web with Carto Builder - 11:00am



Workshop Instructor:
Evan Thornberry

Workshop Description:
Carto's Builder (https://carto.com/builder/) is a web-based geographic information system (GIS) that allows you to create, edit, and share maps online while providing simplified ways to visualize and manage your spatial data. This workshop is meant to get you started using the free version of the Carto Builder software by introducing its user interface, data repository, and spatial analysis and styling features. This workshop is for those of you who are just getting started with using GIS and/or would like a simplified alternative to traditional GIS software. Builder is a great tool for working with tabular data, creating simple web maps, or as a quick cloud-based GIS. Builder is not the best option if you are working with very large datasets, imagery, or require a suite of analysis tools.

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NVivo (Part 1) for Mac - Getting Started with NVivo - 10:00am



Workshop Instructors:
José and Magdalena

Workshop Description:
NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop, you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding.

**IMPORTANT** This workshop is specifically for Mac users. You will need to bring your own laptop with NVivo already installed onto it.

NVivo is available for free for all UBC students. Download NVivo here.

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Foundations in Pedagogy (CIRTL) - 2:00pm



Workshop Instructors:

  • ► Jared Stang, PhD; Lecturer, Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • ► Jens Vent-Schmidt, CIRTL Program Coordinator and PhD candidate in Experimental Medicine

Workshop Description:
This is a free, non-credit course to learn about teaching effectively and successful completion qualifies you to register as a CIRTL Associate. At the end of the one-term course. you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson in a STEM undergraduate classroom, with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities, and assessment. While there will be a focus on STEM, the concepts are transferable to other disciplines and UBC graduate students from all disciplines are invited to participate.
Registration is required on the CIRTL website.

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News & Highlights

Blog Post Image

UBC Library to support faculty in creating open textbooks and open educational resources through 1-year grant project

UBC Vancouver faculty are encouraged to apply for the sub-grant program by April 12, 2018.

Read More Posted on February 21, 2018

Blog Post Image

Five amazing items at UBC Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections that every UBC student should see before graduating.

See these items and more at our weekly tour, Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

Read More Posted on January 30, 2018

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UBC Library acquires the first item ever printed in Vancouver.

The first edition of the Vancouver Weekly Herald and North Pacific News was printed January 15, 1886.

Read More Posted on January 4, 2018

All UBC Library Posts »