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EESC 550: Research in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Literature Review to Thesis/Dissertation - Research and Writing

Welcome!

Welcome to the course guide for 2019 W2 EESC 550 - this resource is designed to help guide you through the literature review research and writing process, leading into your thesis or dissertation.

Topics covered in this guide are designed to complement the in-class lectures that you will be receiving throughout this term. 

Upcoming In-Class Sessions

  1. Researching for the Literature Review: January 15, 9:30-10:30 am - Arielle
  2. Tracking Your Results: Citation management, alerts, & more: January 22, 9:30-10:30 am - Arielle
  3. Writing the Literature ReviewJanuary 29, 9:30-10:30 am - Megan
  4. Copyright for Thesis Writing: February 5, 9:30-10:30 am - Lori
  5. Writing the Research ProposalFebruary 12, 9:30-10:30 am - Megan
  6. Thesis/Dissertation Structure - Overview: February 26, 9:30-10:30 am - Jessica

Support

Research Support:

  1. Arielle Lomness - Earth & Environmental Science Subject Librarian, available for in-person appointments or by email
  2. Library Service Desk - in-person help 
  3. AskAway - provincial online quick question support

Writing Support:

  1. Centre for Scholarly Communication (CSC) - in-person appointments

UBC Websites:

  1. UBC Okanagan Library
  2. Centre for Scholarly Communication
  3. Earth, Environmental, and Geographical Sciences Department
  4. UBC Copyright Support - Students

Other UBC Research/Subject Guides