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Upcoming UBC Library workshops in April 2019

  Image: Pixabay   What is a Research Data Centre (RDC)? Attend Introduction to the RDC (Research Data Centre)   Date: April 2, 2019 Time: 2-3pm Location: Room B25 – Computer Lab – Woodward Library   Register     Which citation management tool is the best for your research? Attend Choosing the Right Citation Management […]


by cIRcle staff – April 2, 2019

NEW: Balancing the scales: The role of fair dealing in Canada

Image courtesy: Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library   Last month, SFU, UBC, Langara, KPU, Douglas, VCC and JIBC participated in the yearly Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week event comprised of presentations followed by a discussion about the value of “fair dealing in a modern Canadian context and highlighting the perspectives of diverse copyright stakeholders”.   Watch […]


by cIRcle staff – March 27, 2019

CARL and CRKN announce collaboration in Canadian support of global open infrastructure for open science

              News Release from Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL):    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) are collaborating to facilitate Canadian support of international open infrastructure through the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS). Under this initiative, Canadian […]


by cIRcle staff – March 20, 2019

Open Access, Open Data, Open Education (and newly added cIRcle items) – News Round-Up

  Image by PDPics on Pixabay   In the News: Locally, Nationally, and Internationally   Open Access Balancing the Scales: The Role of Fair Dealing in Canada (Above webcast was part of Fair Dealing Week – February 25–March 1, 2019)   New checklist helps detect deceptive publishers (Above news release by the University of Toronto) […]


by cIRcle staff – March 6, 2019

Upcoming UBC Library workshops for students and faculty in March 2019

  Image by geralt on Pixabay   Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Confused about thesis formatting?   Next Thesis Formatting: Tips, tricks, and resources workshops are as follows:   Dates: March 11th & March 25th, 2019 Time: 10am to 12pm (same workshop held on both dates) Location: Room 217 – Walter C. Koerner Library […]


by cIRcle staff – February 26, 2019