Events - November 2023

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 (all day)

Giving Tuesday is an international celebration of generosity and creating positive change on a community level.

At the University of Waterloo Library, we have a special opportunity for you to give back in a meaningful way – with the bonus of having your gift matched! To celebrate Giving Tuesday this year, Don Cowan (MSC’61, PHD’65) has risen to the challenge of matching all gifts donated between November 21 – 28 to the University of Waterloo Library Fund, up to $5,000.

Thursday, November 16, 2023 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Presented by: Brie McConnell and Caitlin Carter

Day: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Where: Davis Centre Library, DC 1568
Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Are you planning to publish a systematic review? Or considering incorporating a scoping review in your thesis? The Systematic and Scoping Review Workshop series will provide you with foundational knowledge to help prepare and plan the methodologies used in these types of knowledge synthesis projects.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Date: Wed Nov 15
Time: 2:30 – 3:20
Location: Dana Porter Library, Room 323

This workshop will introduce creating web maps and basic web-based GISs.

Starting with a conceptual introduction to spatial web development, the workshop will cover different technologies that are commonly used to create web maps and GISs, such as:

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 — 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM EST

Date: Wed Nov 15
Time: 2:30 – 3:20
Location: Dana Porter Library, Room 329

Learn the basics of programming in Python and build a foundation to start your journey into using Python with ArcGIS.

This workshop is designed for users with no Python experience. It will provide a foundation to using Python and begin to introduce the concepts of working with ArcGIS through Python.

After this workshop, you will have working knowledge of how Python works, and be ready to go out and tackle more comprehensive projects in the future.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day is a day to share how GIS technology supports research, informs decision-making and creates a positive impact around the world.

The Library’s Geospatial Centre, Environment Technology & Instructional Support (ETIS), and the Waterloo Association of Geography Students (WAGS) have partnered to host an afternoon of learning.

Schedule of Events

1 - 4 p.m.

  • Geospatial Centre Open House
    • Location: Dana Porter, Room 328

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Thursday, November 2, 2023 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Presented by: Jackie Stapleton and Andrea Milne

Day: Thursday, November 2, 2023
Where: Davis Centre Library, DC 1568
Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Are you planning to publish a systematic review? Or considering incorporating a scoping review in your thesis? The Systematic and Scopus Review Workshop series will provide you with foundational knowledge to help prepare and plan the methodologies used in these types of knowledge synthesis projects.

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