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Records Management 101: Email management
Records Management 101: Email management
This video, created by the University of British Columbia's Records Management Office, reviews best practices for managing email
This Week at UBC - March 19 - March 25, 2017
This Week at UBC - March 19 - March 25, 2017
Storm the Wall - http://www.recreation.ubc.ca/stormthewall/ IOF Seminar: Jellyfish – food of the future? - http://bit.ly/2lAOCe7 PhDs Go Public talk series: Explorations in Culture and Diversity - https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/news/phds-go-public-back
Measuring Well-Being Using Social Media
Measuring Well-Being Using Social Media
Social media such as Twitter and Facebook provide a rich, if imperfect portal onto people’s lives. We analyze tens of millions of Facebook posts and billions of tweets to study variation in language use with age, gender, personality, and mental and physical well-being. Word clouds visually illustrate the big five personality traits (e.g., “What is it like to be neurotic?”), while correlations betw...
Transformative Practices from Western Canada
Transformative Practices from Western Canada
This session aims to identify ways to support and promote accurate information about Aboriginal people, identify how current library structures may be barriers to full inclusion for Aboriginal students and how to address them, and identify power issues at play in our own instructional practice and how to make positive changes. Panelists are asked to consider the following questions: How do you hel...
This Week at UBC - March 12 - March 18, 2017
This Week at UBC - March 12 - March 18, 2017
Brush Up Your Health: https://www.facebook.com/events/413568068978217/ SPPH Grand Rounds: http://spph.ubc.ca/seminar-series/grand-rounds/ MURC: https://students.ubc.ca/career/career-events/multi-disciplinary-undergraduate-research-conference/attend-murc Opera Ball Fundraiser: http://chancentre.com/events/opera-ball-3/
AABC: Talking With First Nations Archives
AABC: Talking With First Nations Archives
The Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre are pleased to present the webcast roundtable “Talking with First Nations Archives. ” Colleagues who work in local First Nations Archives, Resource Centres and in Records Management programs will share their experiences establishing archives, their role in facilitating access to records, and issues and con...
This Week at UBC - March 5 - March 11, 2017
This Week at UBC - March 5 - March 11, 2017
PrideWeek 2017 - https://www.facebook.com/events/679148278913818/ YWiB UBC: Powerful Voices - https://www.facebook.com/events/1805853459680458/ UBC Triathlon Duathlon - http://www.recreation.ubc.ca/intramurals/events/ubc-tri-du/ Student Master Class with Homa Hoodfar - https://tickets.ubc.ca/ALUMNI/ONLINE/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=BDB0BE66-E197-4A98-9201-031657EA79B8 On...
The Ethical Public Scholar
The Ethical Public Scholar
As scholars, we have a critical responsibility to uphold principles such as intellectual honesty, rigour, and open communication. Those who work outside the academy, or whose scholarship spans the academic and non-academic realms, have additional responsibilities and often face more complex or different ethical dilemmas and conflicting moral imperatives in their work. This workshop will feature th...
MEDTalks: The Genomics Revolution
MEDTalks: The Genomics Revolution
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The sequencing of the human genome has been hailed as a scientific breakthrough in that it has opened the human genetic blueprint to investigations of all questions ranging from human origins to the understanding of health and complex diseases. As a result of this revolutionary sequencing of human genomes, our knowledge about how and why w...
iSchool Research Week Keynote - The Participedia Project
iSchool Research Week Keynote - The Participedia Project
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Speaker: Mark Warren, Ph.D. Abstract: The Participedia Project responds to a transformation of democratic governance, one possibly as revolutionary as the development of representative, party-based democracy that evolved out of the universal franchise. The transformation involves hundreds of thousands of new channels of citizen involve...