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Library workshop menu

UVic Libraries offers workshops and instruction on a wide variety of topics. See a list of workshops you can attend or request for your class.

Welcome to our workshop menu, a list of workshops you can take (or request to take) at UVic Libraries.


Workshops Offered at UVic Libraries

3D Printing, Scanning, and Design

Introduction to 3D design & print

Introduction to 3D scanning with Qlone

Introduction to academic poster design with PowerPoint

Introduction to Infographics with Canva

Introduction to Design & Layout with Canva

Book History, Primary Source Literacy

Introduction to Archives

Hands-on workshops with rare and unique materials in Special Collections and University Archives

Introduction to Primary Sources and Primary Source Literacy

Introduction to the History of Photography

Citation & PDF Management

Introduction to Zotero

Introduction to Mendeley

Computing and Programming

Getting started with Raspberry Pi

Introduction to scientific documents with LaTex

Introduction to version control with GitHub

Introduction to machine learning with Python

Introduction to programmable electronics with Arduino

Introduction to the Internet of things with Arduino

Introduction to advanced research computing

Advanced research computing Q&A

Creative Multimedia

Introduction to photography with your Smartphone

Introduction to photography with DSLRs

Photography basics

Introduction to Photoshop

Introduction to Podcasting with Audacity

Introduction to interactive, nonlinear stories & guided interviews with Twine

Introduction to video editing with iMovie & DaVinci Resolve (win, mac, & Linux)

Introduction to personal websites with WordPress

Introduction to notebook making

Introduction to Sketchnoting: Doodle your way to better grades

Current Awareness Tools


Exhibit Design

Faculty and Student-Curated Exhibitions

Information Literacy

Academic Integrity and Citation

Literature searching workshops (tailored to course or assignment)

Introduction to Primary Sources and Primary Source Literacy


Subject-specific Searching & Databases 

UVic High School Outreach Program

Pathways to Scholarship Series

Distinguish yourself: How to use ORCiD for professional development

Selecting the right journal

Deceptive publishing

Navigating the publication agreement

Research Lifecycle, and Data Management

Hands-on data management planning

Introduction to data analysis with R-Studio

Introduction to data analysis with Excel 

Introduction to data visualization, mapping & visual narratives

Introduction to data visualization with Tableau

Introduction to creating & editing geospatial data with QGIS




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