Workshops, orientations and tours

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Need help with your research?

Research is difficult, and finding the right information can be frustrating. The good news is that the Library can help make it easier. We offer a variety of programs, including general library orientation, tours and workshops with an emphasis on improving your research skills. 

This term, we will be offering two formats of workshops: 

  • Synchronous virtual workshop which can be recorded. 
  • On-campus workshops 

Your questions and feedbacks are welcome!  Email us at [email protected] 

Workshop Series 2023

Topic Date Description

Zotero

Zoom presenter: Mish Boutet

February 1, 2023
1 p.m.
Duration
: 60 mins

Location: Zoom


 
Zotero is a free citation manager that helps you collect, organize, and cite journal articles and other information sources. This presentation explains how to install and use the main features of Zotero. If you are unable to attend, or if you prefer to learn at your own pace, the content of this presentation is also available as a self-paced online course.

NVivo

Zoom presenter: Patrick Labelle

February 8, 2023
Time: 10 a.m.
Duration: 120 mins

Location: Zoom


 

This workshop introduces basic features of NVivo for preparing, managing and analyzing qualitative data. Topics covered include how to import data, code various data formats and run different types of queries. Please be sure to fill out the Software order form prior to the workshop. You will then receive an email from IT with information about activating and installing NVivo.

 

WestlawEdge Canada Training

Zoom presentation

English: February 13, 2023, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

French: February 15, 2023, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This workshop, provided by a Westlaw trainer, will help you learn everything you need to know about using this database. These workshops are designed for upper year students who have already taken the first year legal research courses. Workshops will take place virtual, with a Zoom link provided upon registration. Sign up today!

Lexis+ Training

Zoom presentation

English: February 16, 2023, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


French:  February 14, 2023, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come learn how to use Lexis+ (formerly Lexis Advance Quicklaw) at a workshop being offered at the Brian Dickson Law Library. These workshops are designed for upper year students who have already taken the first year legal research courses. Workshops will take place virtual, with a Zoom link provided upon registration. Sign up today!

Submitting Your Thesis

Presenters: Jolene Hurtubise, Nathalie Léonard, & Leigh-Ann Butler

DATE: TBD (April)

Duration: 60 mins

Learn how to prepare your Master's or PhD thesis for final submission to uO Research. This workshop will cover the thesis submission process and what you need to know about embargoes, formatting, accessibility, and copyright for a successful final deposit. 

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