Library Research Commons

 

 Events

Title Description Date Theme
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration. Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository. GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.

11 October 2022 - 10:00am Research
Visualization with R

R is a popular, free software program. This workshop will introduce concepts and tools for visualizing data in R, with emphasis on the ggplot2 package. Participants are expected to be familiar with R and the RStudio environmnet. (If you are new to R, consider attending ‘Introduction to R and RStudio’ first.)

20 October 2022 - 10:00am Academic, Research
Introduction to the Unix Shell

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI).

24 October 2022 - 10:00am Research
Using Zotero for Citation Management

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop.

24 October 2022 - 4:30pm Academic, Research
Building a Static Website with GitHub Pages

This workshop will introduce you to static web pages and give you the skills to create and publish static web pages using Github Pages (https://pages.github.com/). We will walk through the steps to set up a GitHub repository, author content in Markdown, and customize your site.

2 November 2022 - 1:00pm Research
What format to choose to save your data

Which file format should you use when saving your research dataset?

4 November 2022 - 1:00pm Research
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration. Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository. GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.

7 November 2022 - 10:00am Research
R for Statistical Analysis

R is a popular, free software program used for quantitative analysis in both the humanities and sciences. Many state-of-the-art models and various graphs are available in R. This workshop covers data preparation and management, descriptive statistics, and common statistical analyses (T-test, ANOVA, correlation, regression).

10 November 2022 - 4:00pm Academic, Research
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration. Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository. GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.

21 November 2022 - 10:00am Research
Introduction to the Unix Shell

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI).

28 November 2022 - 10:00am Research
Authoring scientific documents with Markdown and Quarto

This in-person workshop will show you how to easily create beautiful scientific documents (html, pdf, websites, books…)—complete with formatted text, dynamic code, and figures.

2 December 2022 - 1:00pm Academic, Research
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration. Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository. GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.

7 December 2022 - 10:00am Research
Introduction to the Unix Shell

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI).

14 December 2022 - 10:00am Research

 Services

Title Description Theme
One-to-One Assistance

Consultations are available for Citation Management, NVivo, SPSS, R, Digital Scholarship, and GIS. Appointments are available in 30-minute or 1-hour increments. To request an appointment, please complete form.

Academic, Research

 Resources

Title Description Theme
Thesis Formatting Guides

Templates and How-to-Guides for Formatting your thesis in PC and MAC

Academic
Bookable Project Rooms: Koerner Library Research Commons

The Research Commons’ in Koerner Library (1958 Main Mall) has several project rooms, bookable through the Library Room Booking System.   Groups of two or more UBC graduate students, faculty, or librarians can book these Project Rooms (Rm 454, 456, 496, 499, 553, and 555) in Koerner Library for research-related work.  Each Project Room includes whiteboards, touchscreen control an

Academic
Open Education Resources, Workshop Materials

Check out this page for handouts and materials from sessions on citation management, Data Analysis and Management, Literature Reviews, NVivo, R, GitHub, GIS, Dissertation/Thesis Formatting, Copyright, and more.

Academic, Research, Writing and Communication