Data Organization in Spreadsheets for the Social Sciences

Online/Virtual Event

Does data cleaning and formatting keep you up at night? Have you ever wondered about the basic principles of good data organization for spreadsheets? Set yourself up for success by attending this workshop. Good data organization is the foundation of any research project. Most researchers have data in spreadsheets. So, it’s the place that many […]

Free

Authoring scientific documents with Markdown and Quarto

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

This in-person workshop will show you how to easily create beautiful scientific documents (html, pdf, websites, books…)—complete with formatted text, dynamic code, and figures. We will first cover the simple and ubiquitous markdown syntax, then introduce you to Quarto (https://quarto.org/), an open-source tool combining the powers of Jupyter and Pandoc to turn your text and […]

Free

Choosing a Citation Management Tool and Migrating from RefWorks

Online/Virtual Event

Whether you are a former RefWorks user in need of a new citation management tool, or completely new to citation management, this workshop is for you. This workshop will cover citation management basics and how to transition from RefWorks to another tool. The first part of the workshop compares the two tools supported at the […]

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 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 […]

Free

Introduction to R and RStudio

Online/Virtual Event

Do you want to learn about R, but don't know where to start? This workshop is for you! R is a popular, free software program, with many applications in both the humanities and sciences. RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R. This introductory-level workshop introduces participants […]

Free

Data Organization in Spreadsheets for the Health Sciences

Online/Virtual Event

Are you a health sciences researcher who is kept up at night by data cleaning and formatting? Have you ever wondered about the basic principles of good data organization for spreadsheets? Does health data privacy and security confuse you, especially as it relates to good data management practices? Set yourself up for success by attending this workshop. […]

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. Learning objectives: Quickly review the setup of Zotero 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 […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Free

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. Learning objectives: Add, edit, and organize references using Mendeley, Create bibliographies with Mendeley, Manage PDF documents with Mendeley, […]

Free