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Discover our general library workshops and more below.

Researching in the library

Learn tips for navigating the library onsite and online, developing topics, and finding the scholarly sources you need. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, January 23 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Thursday, February 5 2:30 to 4 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Tuesday, March 12 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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The way of APA

Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Thursday, January 31 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Thursday, March 7 2:30 to 4 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Wednesday, March 27 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
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Zotero for bibliographies and more

Zotero is a free and open-source bibliography builder that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research. Create reference lists in APA, MLA and other formats and organize your citations with tags and collections. Anyone can get a Zotero account for free and this workshop will tell you everything you need to know to get started.

Library laptops are provided but consider bringing your own with Zotero 5.0 + Zotero Connector preinstalled. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, February 6 2:30 to 4 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Thursday, February 21 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Monday, March 11 2:30 to 4 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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Using RefWorks to create bibliographies

Create reference lists in APA, MLA, Chicago (and many others) instantly. Streamline your research and citation process by managing your sources in an online RefWorks account. Concordia students currently get a free RefWorks account, and this workshop will tell you everything you need to know to get started. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Thursday, January 24 2:30 to 4 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Tuesday, March 5 2:30 to 4 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
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Mapping Montreal crime data with ArcGIS Online

Map of Montreal with dots

Learn about the Montreal-based open crime data available through the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal and Statistics Canada’s open data portals. Discover how this data can be placed on a map using the web-based ArcGIS online, and how different visualization techniques can be used to display the data in ways that give new insight into what is happening across the city. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Thursday, March 7 2 to 3:30 p.m. Webster Library, LB-205 Register
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Mapping Statistics Canada data with QGIS

Discover the free, open-source mapping program QGIS. Using Statistics Canada boundary files along with two library databases, CHASS and the Canadian Census Analyzer, learn how to download and map geographically-linked demographic data, and discover methods for grouping and visualizing data. 90 minutes.

*Note: you must bring your own laptop with QGIS 2.18 installed. Contact Michael Groenendyk if you require assistance installing the program before the workshop.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, March 13 2 to 3:30 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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Drop-in Data scientifique at Vanier

Did you know we can teach you how to program in R?

Or how about visualizing your data?

The Data Scientifique clinic is here to assist!

Drop by every Friday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Vanier Library, VL-122

Appointments also available by contacting data.scientifique@concordia.ca

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Drop-in Writing Assistance

Need help with your essay?

The Student Success Centre's Writing Assistance Program offers drop-ins at both libraries.

For the winter 2019 term, help is available until April 10:

Wednesdays
1 to 4 p.m.
Webster Library, 3rd floor

Tuesdays
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Vanier Library, main floor

Though writing assistants can't edit or proofread your papers, they can help you improve your writing skills and help you clarify, develop and present your ideas in a format that meets the requirements of your specific assignments.

View the Writing Centre's complete schedule here.

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page last updated on: Thursday 7 March 2019
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