Introduction to Docker

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop is meant to introduce you to the set of virtualization tools referred to as Docker, which allow you to use, create, and share container images. Containers create small reproducible computing workspaces […]

Free

Introduction to REST APIs with OpenRefine

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce participants to web APIs with a focus on using REST APIs for accessing data. Learn about common HTTP methods and responses used in REST APIs and […]

Free

Annotated Bibliographies: Synthesizing Multiple Studies

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

This evidence-based workshop looks at the typical structure of an annotated bibliography, while accounting for variations in purpose. Typically, the annotations synthesize multiple relevant studies, help develop a discussion of […]

Recurring

Literature reviews: Searching and keeping track

Online/Virtual Event

New to literature reviews? Looking to brush up your skills? This is the workshop for you! We will cover the purposes of literature reviews; the different types of reviews; finding […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Free

Version control of scientific datasets with DataLad

Walter C. Koerner Library 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

Abstract: While Git is a fantastic tool for version control of software, written content and other collections of small files, it can become unmanageable for large, multi-GB data files. Over […]

Free
Recurring

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. Before the workshop Install both Zotero software and Zotero Connector from this […]

Free

Lay Summaries: Going Public With Your Research

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

Lay summaries offer researchers opportunities to increase the visibility and accessibility of their research and thus invite public dialogue. As a way to promote science communication, many open access journals, […]

Introduction to web mapping with Leaflet

Walter C. Koerner Library 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia

The past decade has witnessed some revolutionary technologies that have paved the way for web maps and location-aware applications we see today: Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, and many other websites and […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Free