Creating Digital Exhibits: A Survey of Tools

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will cover an assortment of digital exhibit and storytelling tools such as Omeka, Scalar, static site generators (CollectionBuilder and Wax), and narrative tools such as Timeline.js and Storymaps from Knight Lab. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: List common tools and what they might be useful for Identify […]

Free

Weaving Belonging: Stories from Unceded Territories

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UBC Centre for Migration Studies is delighted to invite you to a series of events with artist Aaniya Asrani, focusing on understanding our relationship to belonging on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. Workshop – July 22, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Storytelling Session: The evening will begin with a […]

Free

Using Zotero for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop. During this session, participants will: Learn the best ways to use Zotero to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research; Gain tips and tricks to get the most out of Zotero  and your citation management tracking […]

Free

Introduction to Web Mapping with Leaflet

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will first give an introduction to web maps, including the differences between digital maps and web maps, their structure, and how they work. The second part of the workshop will be a short hands-on session where we will create our own web map showing UBC campus buildings – with clickable with popups – […]

Free

Data Bites – Best Practices for Organizing File Directories

Online/Virtual Event

Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for directory structure conventions and directory names that will help organize your files in a way that is meaningful to both you and others. Location: ONLINE (A zoom link will be sent to registrants 3 hours before event start.)

Free

Designing Web Maps with Mapbox

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop is intended for anyone with a basic understanding of web mapping who wishes to expand their skillset and design more customizable maps. There are 3 main sections: an introduction to Mapbox and its products, a guided developer environment set-up, and a hands-on portion where we will modify given code to design an interactive […]

Free