Tools + Resources

Software, services, and other resources offered through UBC, WestGrid and Compute Canada.

Life Sciences

Software and Resources

Sequencing and related services

Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Below you will find information on a number of topics relating to getting a Digital Humanities project up and running, what’s available on the UBC campus, and a host of online tools and resources for Digital Humanities and Social Science scholars.

Digital Humanities Resources at UBC

  • Pixelating –  Thursdays, 12-2PM, Koerner Library Rm. 153 – A weekly meeting for DH scholars to meet colleagues, talk tools, brainstorm ideas and network with others who use digital tools to explore and visualize their research
  • Training and Events at the UBC Library - The UBC Library runs a number of workshops, events, and training sessions that are applicable to scholars working in the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • GIS Tools and Resources at the UBC Library
  • cIRcle - UBC open access digital data repository
  • Abacus Dataverse - digital research data repository

Guides to Starting out in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Tools for Digital Humanities and Social Science

  • TAPoR (Text Analysis Porta for Research) - An online resource for Text Analysis tools that can be used for free by any researchers. Includes instructions, text cases, and reviews of tools.
  • DiRT Directory - Registry of digital research tools for scholarly use
  • DHCommons - Space for collaboration and exploration in the Digital Humanities

 Digital Humanities Meetings Organisations, Societies, and Discussion Groups