Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

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. Together, Git […]

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use, and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding. Workshop Requirements NVivo is […]

Citing to Communicate: Who, What, When, Where, Why

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

All too often, scholarly citation is approached by students as a frustrating obstacle on the path to completing a writing assignment, rather than as an intellectual pursuit in its own right. This workshop aims to reframe that mindset by demystifying the who, what, when, where, and why of citational practices. No matter the citation style […]

NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you add demographic data to your nodes, and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you are comfortable with the basics of NVivo (importing sources, creating nodes, and coding) and would like to […]

Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

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. Together, Git […]

Working with Data in Excel: Part 2

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This session is designed for users who previously had some experience with Excel and covers a range of skills from basic to intermediate levels. It builds on the topics covered in Working with data in Excel: part 1. (More detailed description to come.) If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email research.commons@ubc.ca

Research Article Introductions: Mind the Gap

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Research shows that academic writers of research article Introductions typically establish a research space by pointing out a research gap that the current study addresses. The Introduction offers an opportunity for writers to begin to tell the research story by articulating the gap and, then, taking their own conversational turn. But how do writers persuade […]

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use, and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding. Workshop Requirements NVivo is […]

Understanding Spatial Data: Map Projections

Walter C. Koerner Library 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

This workshop will familiarize participants with foundational knowledge about map projections for working with spatial data. By the end of the workshop participants will understand map projections, coordinate systems, how to find the coordinate reference system of data, and how to change a dataset’s coordinate system. We will conduct three short exercises using the desktop […]

Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

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. Together, Git […]

Research Article Conclusions: Wrapping Up and Looking Forward

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

The research article is the most privileged form of publication in which academics present their intellectual contributions. As such, conclusions offer writers several final opportunities to engage with readers in this high-stakes writing situation. With conclusions in mind, the facilitator explores some of the organizational patterns of research articles written in English, while accounting for […]