On this page
- Researching in the library
- The way of APA
- Zotero for bibliographies and more
- Using RefWorks to create bibliographies
- Mapping Montreal crime data with ArcGIS Online
- Mapping Statistics Canada Data with QGIS
- Drop-in: Wednesday writing assistance
- More workshops
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.
The way of APA
Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style. 90 minutes.
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.
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.
Mapping Montreal crime data with ArcGIS Online
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.
|Thursday, March 7||2 to 3:30 p.m.||Webster Library, LB-205||Register|
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.
|Wednesday, March 13||2 to 3:30 p.m.||Webster Library, LB-207||Register|
Drop-in: Webster Wednesday writing assistance
Need help with your essay?
For the winter 2019 term, help is available:
Wednesdays, January 21 to April 10
1 to 4 p.m.
Webster Library, 3rd 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.