Resource Guides


Use one of our resource guides to better acquaint yourself with a variety of topics, ranging from licensing and citations, academic integrity, and getting set up for learning.

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Cite Sources

Learn how to use different citation styles & connect with existing research.

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Online Learners

Digital classroom making your head spin? Check out these great tools and resources for taking distance courses.

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Find Articles

Finding articles for research papers can be a headache if you don’t know where to look. Follow our guide to finding the right articles for your needs

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Motivation Resource Guide

Wondering how to build motivation and discipline throughout the school year? Check out this resource guide for tips and helpful resources to stay on track!

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Find Images

*External Link* Learn how to find and use the right images for your projects in this useful guide.

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Learn from Peers: New to UBC

What's in store for you at UBC? Our student staff shares their advice and experiences in this resource guide.

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Cite Media

Need help citing images, videos, gifs, and other media?

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Cite Data

Learn how to cite data to connect your work to the research of others.

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Understand Academic Integrity

Understand plagiarism better by learning about student integrity and ethics.

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Find Housing

Know all of the deadlines, tips, and tricks on looking for and securing a spot on campus or off-campus, whichever is your preference!

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Cite Common Knowledge

How do you cite something so basic, that it seems like common sense?

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Getting Started with Research

Learn the first steps for your research.

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Copyright at UBC

*External Link* What is copyright, and how does it affect UBC students?

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Use Creative Commons Media

Don’t know your CC BYs from your ABCs? Click here to find out more.

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Open Licensing for Students

Did you know that UBC students own copyright? Find out more, here!

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Open Learning

Have you used YouTube to learn how to do something? Then, you've already been learning in the open! Check out the resources to start with open learning:

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Cheat (Sheet) Your Way to Success!

Learn how to make cheat sheets like a pro! This guide provides step-by-step guidelines on how you can make your cheat sheets the most effective, legible, and productive for your exams.

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Cultivating Wellbeing

Need ideas to improve your personal wellness? Learn about fun activities, places to relax, and resources available at UBC that will help you feel your best self!

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Preparing for Interviews

Step-by-step guide to help you prepare for and navigate the entire interview process.

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