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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • Copyright and licensing as they apply to publication,
  • Your rights as an author, and tips on how to keep them,
  • Suggestions of helpful resources, and
  • Questionable publisher practices, and how to avoid them.

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

  • Use copyright protected works in the classroom, LEARN, or through Course Reserves, and
  • Choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Thursday, June 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography and how it can be used as part of the writing process for a literature review or thesis. Strategies for using RefWorks to assist in its creation will also be discussed. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected. This workshop is targeted at upper-year undergraduate students and graduate students.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

You already know about the Matrix Method from Literature Review Part A and have completed one.  Now in Part B, learn to situate your research within the body of existing related scholarship.  Bring your completed matrix and your ideas for how best to organize and present the research so that it meshes with your own contribution to the field.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright concepts as they apply to the writing and publication of their thesis on UWSpace. This session will cover:

  • Your copyright responsibilities when writing your thesis
  • Considerations for using your own work
  • Considerations for using third party materials (images, figures, etc.)

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Thursday, May 23, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Literature reviews are a keystone of academic writing.

This workshop explores using the Matrix Method to manage your literature review.  Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can begin applying this method to your own work.

Monday, May 20, 2019 (all day) to Friday, May 24, 2019 (all day)
Lego person and library

Build a Lego structure for a chance to win a prize worth $25!

Choose one of three categories:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about all the services the Library and our campus partners have to offer you!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop is a primer for working with computational hydrology software and, as such, assumes a good grounding in most GIS concepts of spatial and raster analysis. The tutorial is designed to get you comfortable with HEC RAS's specific requirements for creating a dynamic flood simulation.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • Copyright and licensing as they apply to publication,
  • Your rights as an author, and tips on how to keep them,
  • Suggestions of helpful resources, and
  • Questionable publisher practices, and how to avoid them.

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
students planting seeds

Relieve some stress with a fun planting activity and learn more about sustainability initiatives and resources in the Library!

Monday, April 22, 2019 (all day) to Friday, April 26, 2019 (all day)
tree

Celebrate Earth Week at your Library!

Drop by Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries to:

  • check out our Earth Week book display
  • learn about the Library's sustainability initiatives
  • share your own sustainability efforts by adding a leaf to our Earth Week tree
Friday, April 12, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available April 8 to 12, 2019, from 7:00pm-9:00pm:

Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available April 8 to 12, 2019, from 7:00pm-9:00pm:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available April 8 to 12, 2019, from 7:00pm-9:00pm:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

  • Use copyright protected works in the classroom, LEARN, or through Course Reserves, and
  • Choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available April 8 to 12, 2019, from 7:00pm-9:00pm:

Monday, April 8, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
UW MATES logo

Are you stressed? Do you need help or someone to talk to? Peer supporters from Mental Health Services are here for you! Counselling services will be offered in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries. This service is provided by UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education & Support).

Counselling is available April 8 to 12, 2019, from 7:00pm-9:00pm:

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright concepts as they apply to the writing and publication of their thesis on UWSpace. This session will cover:

  • Your copyright responsibilities when writing your thesis
  • Considerations for using your own work
  • Considerations for using third party materials (images, figures, etc.)

Connecting to the Webinar

This webinar will be hosted using Skype. There are two options to join the webinar:

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
dog

Take a break from your studies and have a visit with a therapy dog at Dana Porter Library!

Stop by the Learning lab to relieve some stress, and pick up an exam care kit filled with Library resources and treats!

  • Fast pass holders: 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • All others: 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Limited cuddles available - get there early!

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Planting at Porter

Relieve some stress with a fun planting activity and learn more about sustainability initiatives and resources in the Library!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Trying to create a well-researched and well-written essay? Attend the “Turbo Charge Your Term Paper” workshop to help you get started! The Library and the Writing and Communication Centre present a 30-minute lesson on addressing the most common problems in the researching and writing process, followed by time to work through your own assignment and receive one-on-one help, regardless of where you are in the researching/writing process. Attend the lesson, drop in for a consultation, or both!

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop is geared towards graduate students and researchers who wish to conduct a systematic review for either a thesis, coursework or journal publication.  A ‘systematic review’, as opposed to a traditional literature review, uses a structured methodology to answer a focused research question.  It is transparent, reproducible, and involves an exhaustive search of the literature using explicit criteria for study selection.

Monday, March 11, 2019 (all day) to Friday, March 15, 2019 (all day)
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We are so excited to be a part of #GoosechaseUW - a campus-wide scavenger hunt during happening March 11 to 15!

Saturday, March 9, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Ambassadors at fair booth

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about all the services the Library has to offer you!

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