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Get to Know Rare Books and Special Collections - 11:00am

Have you ever been curious about what we do or what we have at Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library (RBSC)? Join our weekly open house / hands-on show-and-tell for an introduction to our space and our unique materials and collections! The event is free and open to the general public, as well as the UBC community. No need to RSVP, just drop in to learn what RBSC is all about! Rare Books and Special Collections is located on the 1st floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC Vancouver campus. For more information, please contact Rare Books and Special Collections at (604) 822-0645 or rare.books@ubc.ca.


R Study Group - Advanced R - 3:00pm

Deepen your knowledge of R and work through Hadley Wickham's book: Function Operators.

Presented by UBC's R Study Group.


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

SPSS is a user-friendly statistical analysis software that doesn't require you to write any code - SPSS does this for you with just a few clicks.

Effective data management is critical to data display and analysis. Once you are equipped with the skills to manipulate your data, you will be more confident with proceeding to analyze it.

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

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


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News & Highlights

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Special Collections help Vancouver Transit Police constable uncover 102-year-old murder.

Constable Graham Walker's deep dive into our Special Collections has culminated in a provincial memorial for Charles Painter, a special constable for the BC Electric Railway who was killed in 1915.

Read More Posted on March 20, 2017

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Double Exposure: An Exhibit of Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan

The Cooper Robinson collection consisting of over 4,600 photographic prints, negatives, glass lantern slides, and postcards is one of the most valuable photographic records of this era.

Read More Posted on March 14, 2017

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Arthur J. Ray wins the 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his examination of Aboriginal land claims litigation

UBC Professor Emeritus Arthur J. Ray wins the 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History.

Read More Posted on March 8, 2017

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