Using StatCan data in your research

Sep 27, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00

The Laurier Library has a vast collection of socio-economic data from Statistics Canada for use in your research. These include surveys, data, tables and GIS resources essential to research in fields such as health, economics, labour, education, politics and geography. This session will show you how to access and search the collection, with some hints on finding American and international data for your work. Part of the ASPIRE series of workshops.

Learning outcomes include:

  • how to find StatCan resources at Laurier
  • how to use codebooks and questionnaires to understand data points and statistics
  • how to access public opinion polling data from the 1950s to today

Instructor: Michael Steeleworthy

Location: Waterloo Campus Library L3-314 or online via webinar

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