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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

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:

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Ever wanted to try Open Source GIS but didn’t know where to start?

This workshop builds on “Getting Started with ArcGIS” (a recommended prerequisite for those with no previous GIS experience) but isn’t absolutely necessary. It will go through the in's and out's of QGIS and also cover other alternative Open Source GIS platforms.

This workshop introduces users to a different environment to create maps with GIS.

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

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

This is an introduction ESRI's latest connected and optimized GIS software.

The workshop presents the same basic concepts of Getting Started with ArcGIS on the new Arc Pro platform

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

  • Understand what GIS is and geospatial data are
  • Navigate ArcGIS software and tools
  • Find and add data to a map
  • Discover information and attributes about the data
  • Produce a simple map that shares your visualization of the data
Thursday, November 8, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Take your literature review one step further.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Are you an undergrad trying to create a well-researched and well-written essay? Attend the “Turbo Charge Your Term Paper” workshop to help you get started!

The Library and Writing and Communication Centre present a 30-minute lesson on addressing the most common problems in the researching and writing process, 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, drop in for a consultation, or both!

Register ahead of time or when you arrive.

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