Does your research involve qualitative data like interview transcripts, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, videos…? Then come and get an introduction to a tool that can help in organizing and analyzing your data. We offer workshops for Carleton students, faculty, and staff. See schedule and details at:
Register by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Citation Management workshops are back. Come and find out how online tools like RefWorks, Mendeley, Zotero, Wizfolio... can help keep your research work organized and save you time when you need to prepare properly formatted bibliographies and in-text citations. See Full schedule for details.
Wednesday October 17, 2012
9:00 am - noon
Room 252 ML
Space is limited. Please register here.
Research data are the building blocks of knowledge and understanding of the world around us. As graduate students, data will likely be an important part of your research endeavour, whether you collect it yourself or reuse existing data. Increasingly granting institutions such as SSHRC, CIHR and NSERC will require you to have a Data Management Plan in place as part of your grant application.
The workshop will begin by examining what we mean by research data management, why it is important to your work as a graduate student and how research data management is becoming an essential professional skill. We will then introduce you to tools and exercises that will familiarise you with the process of creating a data management plan and equip you with on-line tutorials that you can use to further your knowledge at your own pace.
This course was offered during the winter term in 2012 and the most frequent comment we heard from participants was: “We wish you had given this early in the fall term.”
Once again we are offering NVivo workshops as part of our Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students series of workshops. NVivo is a software package that helps with qualitative data analysis. Registration for some sessions is limited, so sign up soon! Details can be found at http://www.library.carleton.ca/services/tours-and-workshops/nvivo-workshops
Come and discover a variety of tools that can help you organize and manage your citations and documents, as well as create bibliographies and papers formatted in a variety of styles (APA, MLA, Chicago...). Tools covered include RefWorks, WizFolio, and Mendeley.
Workshops begin on Sept 22, see full schedule for details
Learn all about the library by taking a library tour. Check out the Fall 2011 Tour Schedule. No registration required - just show up on the main floor of the library near the Research Help Desk.
On the tour, you’ll learn where to go for help with:
- Doing library research for assignments and essays (Research Help Desk)
- Computer problems and printing (IT Help Desk)
- Signing out books and getting reserve items (Circulation Desk)
It’s also a great opportunity to explore the building, find “your” study spot and buy some fantastic coffee!