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EESC 550: Research in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Literature Review to Thesis/Dissertation - Research and Writing

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Welcome to the course guide for 2022 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 16, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Arielle
  2. Tracking Your Results: Citation management, alerts, & more: January 23, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Arielle
  3. Writing the Literature Review: February 611:00 am - 12:00 pm - Amanda
  4. Writing the Research ProposalFebruary 13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Jessica
  5. Thesis/Dissertation Structure - Overview: February 27, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Jessica


Research Support:

  1. Arielle Lomness - Earth & Environmental Science Subject Librarian, available for in-person appointments or by email
  2. AskAway - provincial online quick question support (see left-hand panel)

Writing Support:

  1. Centre for Scholarly Communication (CSC) - online appointments

Copyright Support:

  1. Email the general Copyright email:

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