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 […]

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Canadian Housing Statistics Program (Statistics Canada)

Online/Virtual Event

Recent years have seen rising concerns about housing affordability in Canada, spurring policy debates at the federal, provincial and municipal level. In this context, academic researchers have increasingly sought out reliable housing data. The presentation will introduce three sources of housing data at Statistics Canada – The Canadian Housing Statistics Program (CHSP), the Canadian Housing Survey (CHS) and the Census of Population. Presenters […]

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Introduction to Machine Learning: Regression Models

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop focuses on regression models to provide participants with a foundational understanding of machine learning concepts, techniques, and tools used for linear and nonlinear regression. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will gain practical experience with regression algorithms, one of the most popular machine-learning techniques. The workshop begins with an overview […]

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History buffs: Learn how to find Statistics Canada information pre-1981

Online/Virtual Event

The Statistics Canada Library is happy to invite you to a virtual presentation that will highlight how you can access historic Statistics Canada data. In this presentation, you’ll learn: How to use the Statistics Canada Library’s catalogue How to search the historical catalogue to find the information you need How to navigate the Historical Resources […]

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Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

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Pandas DataFrames in Jupyter Notebooks

Online/Virtual Event

Pandas is an open-source Python library for data structuring and analysis. Its capabilities are flexible and can be integrated with other Python Libraries. It is also efficient for automating repetitive processes. Jupyter Notebook is a web-based environment for interactive computing that helps researchers and scientists easily view programming output. In contrast to traditional programming environments, […]

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Data visualization with ggplot2

Online/Virtual Event

R is a popular free software program. This workshop will introduce concepts and tools for visualizing data in R, with emphasis on the ggplot2 package. Participants are expected to be familiar with R and the RStudio environment. The workshop is one hour, followed by an optional 30 minute practice period to reinforce what you learned or […]

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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 […]

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Event Series Introduction to Git and GitHub

Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration.  Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository.  GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.  Together, Git and GitHub provide a […]

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Capitalize on career uncertainty

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Industry disruptions and instability are now constant — as is the buzz word pivot. But when is the right time to change roles or switch industries? As equally important, how can we retain our core values in the process? Find out how to adapt yet remain resilient at this insightful career webinar. Whether you’re job […]

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Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Mendeley is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word-processed documents. This workshop is meant for those using or considering Mendeley as a Citation Management tool. Attendees will learn to add, edit, and organize references; create bibliographies; manage PDF and use the Mendeley Papers […]

Free

Introduction to Machine Learning: Classification and Clustering

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]

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