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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography. A RefWorks account is required, along with a basic knowledge of or experience using RefWorks.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Build a better research essay by using the Library’s resources and databases to explore a topic, develop a research question, write a thesis, and build an argument. Research-based essay planning and development will help you create a more complex argument and essay structure.

Friday, October 6, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

You may have heard of GIS, but what exactly is it? 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:

Friday, October 6, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the basic editing tools used in ArcMap, for 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.

Friday, October 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 guys.” This workshop builds on “Getting started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience, but not absolutely necessary). This workshop introduces users to a different environment for creating maps with GIS.

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

  • Understand what QGIS is and its capabilities

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This workshop will review the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Open Access policy on publications, which applies to all NSERC or SSHRC grants awarded on or after May 1, 2015, and CIHR grants awarded on or after January 1, 2008. The session will cover:

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