For more personalized assistance, you can request to book a 1-on-1 consultation with one of our grad student assistants for any of the following services:
Please note this is NOT a drop-in service. You must book an appointment using the Consultation Request button below.
The Consultation Request form provides the possible times for each type of service.
For assistance with literature and systematic reviews, research data, etc. contact the liaison librarian for your subject.
RefWorks is a web-based citation management program that enables you to:
UBC Library maintains a site license to RefWorks. It is freely available to UBC students, faculty, staff, and alumni. You can create a RefWorks account and learn more about how to use RefWorks here:
NOTICE: Systematic downloading or harvesting articles, citations, metadata (e.g. using citation managers such as EndNote or Zotero) is strictly prohibited. (You must contact email@example.com. Permission is required or a Text and Data Mining Package should be purchased.)
The Research Commons team offers monthly 2-hour workshops to get you started with New RefWorks. In these hands-on workshops, you'll learn how to import and organize your research citations and format your bibliographies in the citation style of your choice. You'll leave the workshops with a basic database of research citations and the skills to build on it.