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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM EST

If you are new to PubMed or need a refresher, this workshop is for you.  By the end of this workshop you will be familiar with how to:

  • Conduct a comprehensive keyword search
  • Find the most relevant articles
  • Focus your results using Limits
  • Easily obtain the full text articles

Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Take advantage of PubMed advanced search features to become a more effective and efficient searcher.  By the end of the workshop, you will be familiar with:

  • Advanced search methodologies and systematic search techniques
  • How to identify and use MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
  • How PubMed works behind the scenes
  • Strategies for keeping current in your research field

Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Join us to learn about basic archival research, navigating a finding aid, and to see firsthand some items from the Special Collections & Archives vault.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Theses and other long documents (e.g., books, manuals, reports) can present challenges that shorter documents don't. It is more difficult to maintain a standard "look and feel" throughout a long document like a thesis. This course will demonstrate features in Word that will make formatting your thesis easier and less time consuming, such as:

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Getting the most out of your time when researching and writing research essays

The first of three sessions this term offered by the Library and Writing and Communication Centre starts with a 30-minute lesson on beginning the researching and writing process. It is followed by time to work through your own assignment and receive one-on-one help, regardless of where you are in the researching/writing process. Attend the lesson, or consultation section, or both! Register ahead of time or when you arrive.

Monday, January 29, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

You may have heard of GIS, but what exactly is it, and more importantly, how can you use it in your own research and academic work? This introductory workshop presents the basic concepts of GIS and will teach you the skills you need to find geospatial data, map it, and discover new dimensions of information.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the basic editing tools used in ArcMap for the both the creation and modification of geospatial data. Editing is an essential skill for GIS users that helps build spatial awareness and a broader understanding of topological relationships. This tutorial will cover several common editing functions and workflows using the Feature Template editing environment in ArcGIS 10.x.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography, including using RefWorks to assist in its creation. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Ever wanted to try Open Source GIS but didn’t know where to start? Here you will learn how Open Source compares to the “Big Guy’s”. This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) but isn’t absolutely necessary. This workshop introduces users to a different environment to create maps with GIS.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand what QGIS is and it’s capabilities

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Getting the most out of your time when researching and writing research essays