Education Library Instruction Workshops and Tutorials

We offer workshops ranging from Library orientations to in-depth workshops on RefWorks, getting your articles published, and more.

Upcoming workshops:


—Stay tuned for our Fall Workshops coming September 2018—



2017 Winter Warmups: 30 Minute Library Workshops


Database Bootcamp
Save time with your research by getting to know Education databases. This interactive session will cover topics such as using search tools beyond the online search commons, database pro-tips, and how to save and email your search items.
Scarfe 155, 3:45-4:15 pm
Tuesday, Jan.3
Jan. 5

Get to know Zotero
What can bibliographic citation management software do?  Which program should I use?  Learn about Zotero, a free open source citation management tool.  Bring your laptops (optional) & your questions.
Scarfe 1553:45-4:15 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 9
Thursday, Jan. 12

Get To Know Mendeley
What can bibliographic citation management software do? Learn about Mendeley a free open source citation management tool.  Mendeley is user friendly and has the advantage of networking you with other researchers. Bring your laptops (optional) and your questions.
Scarfe 155, 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 16
Thursday, Jan. 19

Using APA Style
Managing your citations means using APA style effectively.  Do you have questions about citing journal articles, websites, secondary sources, reports, etc.  Come to this session with your questions about using APA style correctly.
Scarfe 155, 3:45-4:15 pm
Monday, Jan. 23 
Thursday, Jan 26

Getting Published—Sources and Resources
Want to get an article published?  Learn how to find potential journals for your work.  Find out about, Ulrich’s Periodical Directory, Directory of Open Access Journals, and browse UBC online journals and indexes and databases and use Summon to explore articles published in our UBC Library journals.
Scarfe 155,  3:45-4:15 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 30
Thursday, Feb. 2


Other UBC Library Workshops and Tutorials