Tutorials & Workshops

To help you learn how to navigate the library, work on your research, and disseminate your results, the Library offers both in person workshops and online tutorials to teach you the various skills you need, when you need them.


The Library offers workshops throughout the year on a variety of topics.Teaching in the library Click on the calendar of events below to view upcoming workshops.

If you would like to request a workshop, please email barbara.sobol@ubc.ca. Instructors who would like to arrange a subject-specific workshop or additional library instruction for their courses should contact their subject librarian.

Possible workshop topics include:

  • Magical Bibliographies with RefWorks
  • Hack the Library
  • Library on the Go
  • Subject specific research skills Ex. Biology, Sociology, Engineering
  • Citation Styles Ex. MLA, APA, Chicago
  • Copyright 101

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The Centre for Scholarly Communication and Writing and Research Centre also offer workshops on writing, communication, and publishing your research. Visit the CSC website and the WRC website to learn more about their workshops.


For on-demand library instruction, you can browse UBC Library’s online tutorials to learn more about specific tools and resources.

How to Use the Library – Tutorials on a wide range of topics.

Academic Integrity & Plagiarism

RefWorks Tutorials. UBC Library RefWorks Research Guide.

If you have a suggestion for a tutorial you’d like to see, please email barbara.sobol@ubc.ca.