Events & workshops

Finding Government (Public) Policy & its Analysis

Jan 21, 2022 - 9:30 to 11:00
Learn strategies for finding “policy documents”, the steps that led to their creation, a few ways for finding policy analysis, and how you might consider the merits of these arguments.

Citing insights: sites to help you cite

Jan 21, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:00
Learn how citation and document management tools can keep your research organized and save you time creating bibliographies and in-text citations.

Statistics Canada data for beginners

Jan 24, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:00
Learn with the Laurier Library on how to find, access, and download data and reports from Statistics Canada's website.

Finding socioeconomic microdata on ODESI

Jan 25, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:00
In this workshop, you will learn how to find, assess, and download Canadian socioeconomic microdata for your research using tools such as SPSS, Stata, SAS, and R.

Sankofa Dias: Visions of the Afrotopia

Jan 26, 2022 - 4:00 to 5:00
Exhibition Opening with artist Quentin VerCetty

Finding Legislation (Bills, Laws & Regulations) & its Analysis – for Beginners

Jan 28, 2022 - 1:30 to 3:00
Learn the very basics (or come for a refresher) on how Canadian laws are made, their key parts and where to find them. Discover resources for the analysis of laws and their impact, and how they have been interpreted in judicial proceedings.

Faculty Workshop: Data Management Plans 101

Jan 28, 2022 - 1:00 to 2:30
The Laurier Library is hosting a data management planning (DMP) workshop for faculty and their research groups. This workshop will introduce DMPs and data management planning in general, and participants will leave with a greater understanding of on-campus supports to help them write their DMPs. Participants are asked to bring along a recent DMP they have co-developed, or summarize their DM methodologies ahead of time.

Intro to scoping reviews

Feb 2, 2022 - 1:00 to 2:30
Develop skills for evaluating and using scoping reviews in research and practice.

How to archive your research data with Laurier Library's Dataverse

Feb 4, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:00
Learn how to archive your research data with the Laurier Library. We explain what is required to archive your research data for reuse.

Finding Government (Public) Policy & its Analysis

Feb 4, 2022 - 2:30 to 4:00
Learn strategies for finding “policy documents”, the steps that led to their creation, a few ways for finding policy analysis, and how you might consider the merits of these arguments.

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