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 to connect your work to the research of others.

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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

Need images for your presentations? This directory of image sources can help you find images that make it easy to satisfy copyright requirements.

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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? The answers to all your questions are more are here.

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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

What does it mean to have integrity as a student? Learn about the ethics of research and understand plagiarism better.

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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

Have you ever struggled to cite something so basic, that you thought it was just common sense? Learn all about how and when we need (or don't need) to cite common knowledge!

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Getting Started with Research

Learn the first steps for your research.

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Respect Copyright

What is copyright, and how does it affect you? Learn how to understand copyright and properly use images, songs, videos, and more.

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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 undergraduate students at UBC "retain copyright in all works created during their course of study"? Click here to find out more!

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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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