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SPSS (Part Two) - Data Management and Bivariate Analysis - 10:00am

Did you know that effective data management is critical to data display and analysis? SPSS is a user-friendly software that doesn't require you to write any code - SPSS can do this for you with just a few clicks. Once you are equipped with the skills of manipulating data, you will be more confident with proceeding to analyze your data.

Further to the analysis covered in SPSS (Part 1) - Basic SPSS, this workshop will focus on bivariate analysis.

Register today, and learn how to manage your data effectively and analyze your data hassle-free.


NVivo (Part 2) - Classification and Datasets - 10:00am

NVivo (Part 2) - Classification and Datasets

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you to add demographic data to your nodes and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you're comfortable with the basics of NVivo - importing sources, creating nodes, and coding - and would like to explore new ways of working with qualitative data, this workshop is for you!

***IMPORTANT: You will need to bring your own laptop with NVivo already downloaded onto it. This software is not available on the Library computers.

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


Little Things Mean a Lot: Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis - 10:00am

Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies? Would you like to learn more about the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Our Research Commons staff are here to explain the nuts and bolts of formatting: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more!

This workshop will also cover the basic resources that are available to help you write your thesis/dissertation. Graduate students at any stage of the writing process are welcome!


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News & Highlights

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Woodward Library to receive a temporary new front entrance

Woodward Library will receive a new front entrance to meet accessibility requirements. Work will begin after final exams on December 21st, 2016 and continue for approximately three months.

Read More Posted on December 8, 2016

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Winter Library Love Event Draws a Cozy Crowd

A warm thank you to all students and staff who joined us for UBC Library’s Chat and Chew Library Love event last Friday December 2nd in the IKBLC main foyer.

Read More Posted on December 6, 2016

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2017 cycle for Indigitization Grant Program now open

Indigenous and Aboriginal communities across British Columbia are invited to apply for audio-cassette digitization support by March 3, 2017.

Read More Posted on November 29, 2016

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