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UBC Library Research Commons: Getting Started

**Our introductory workshops will return in September, 2017.  In the meantime, you may wish to review the Library's Guide to Services for Graduate Students.

Consultation Hours

For more personalized assistance, you can request a 1-on-1 consultation with one of our grad student assistants for any of the services listed below: 

Consultations are available ONLY during the following times, for the FALL 2017 term:

Thesis Formatting:

  • Tuesdays 10 am - 11:30 am
  • Tuesdays, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10 am - 11:30 am
  • Wednesdays, 12 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Fridays, 9 am - 1:30 pm


Citation Management:

  • Mondays, 12 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Tuesdays, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Fridays, 12 pm - 1:30 pm


SPSS:

  • Mondays, 11 am - 12 pm
  • Tuesdays, 10 am - 12 pm
  • Wednesdays, 12 pm - 1 pm
  • Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


NVivo:

  • Thursdays, 10am-1pm

For assistance with literature and systematic reviews, research data, etc. contact the liaison librarian for your subject.

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UBC Library Orientation for Graduate Students

In this one hour session, you will learn about UBC Library services and collections and how to access them. Click on a date below for more information and to register for a workshop:

Scheduled orientations will resume in September, 2017. For general information, please consult the Graduate Students' Library Guide. To request an orientation for your graduate class or any group of ten or more graduate students, please contact research.commons@ubc.ca

 

Top Ten Tips for Getting Organized and Staying Productive

Learn how to get organized and maintain your productivity as a new graduate student. Explore ten organizational strategies and productivity tools that can help plan your research and stay on track throughout the research process.

Scheduled orientations will resume in September, 2017. For general information, please consult the Graduate Students' Library Guide. To request a Top Ten Tips workshop for your graduate class, lab, club, or any group of ten or more graduate students, please contact research.commons@ubc.ca

 

How are we doing? Let us know!

Did you attend one of our workshops or have a one-on-one consultation with a member of our team? We'd love to get your feedback!