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

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. In this introductory workshop you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use, and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding. Workshop requirements: NVivo […]

Free

NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you add demographic data to your nodes, and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you are comfortable with the basics of NVivo (importing sources, creating nodes, and coding) and would like to […]

Free

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

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

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 […]

Free

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo is a computer-assisted qualitative-data-analysis software. In this introductory workshop, you will learn about the benefits of working with NVivo, how to set it up, the types of sources you can use, and how to import them into NVivo. You will also learn how to do queries, nodes, and coding. Workshop requirements: NVivo is available […]

Free

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 […]

Free

Map production with QGIS

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

This is an introductory workshop focusing on the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using QGIS to explore and analyze spatial data. It is also meant to help you understand how to get started composing a map document for print production. By the end of this workshop, attendees will have a basic understanding of […]

Free

NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Online/Virtual Event

NVivo's classification capabilities will help you add demographic data to your nodes and bibliographic data to your sources. Datasets allow you to import and work with tabular material from spreadsheets, database tables, surveys, and social media. If you are comfortable with the basics of NVivo (importing sources, creating nodes, and coding) and would like to […]

Free

Intro to web scraping with Python

Online/Virtual Event

Web scraping is a powerful tool which unlocks doors to new data. This workshop will introduce attendees to some tools and techniques for getting data from web pages using Python, with an emphasis on tools that do not require knowledge of HTML. We will start with an introduction to web scraping, and then go through […]

Free

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 […]

Free