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A variety of workshops and instructional content to enhance any course. Workshop requests from faculty, instructors, and TAs are welcome.

Custom Workshops

UVic librarians and archivists offer hands-on, virtual, and lecture style workshops designed to provide your students with the tools necessary to successfully conduct research for their course assignments. Workshops can be tailored to address the specific requirements of the assignment, in addition to building the critical digital information fluency skills that will prepare students for future degree work. Contact us to request a workshop for your course.
Examples of workshops:
  • Literature searching workshops (tailored to course or assignment)
  • Introduction to citation management software (e.g. Zotero, Mendeley)
  • Research data management plans with Portage's DMP Assistant
  • ORCiD unique personal identifier workshop
  • GIS and mapping
  • Hands-on workshops with rare and unique materials in Special Collections and University Archives
  • Introduction to Primary Sources and Primary Source Literacy
  • Introduction to Data Visualization
  • Introduction to Data Analysis with R-Studio
  • Introduction to Personal Websites with WordPress
  • 3D Printing with TinkerCad or MakerBot

*This is not an exhaustive list of our offerings.  If you don't see a workshop listed here -- suggest one using the form below.


Questions? Contact the Libraries' Learning and Research Instruction Group at:

General Workshops

Having trouble navigating your way through the complex world of information available to you through UVic Libraries? Our hands-on workshops may help.

We offer a number of workshops throughout the year, ranging from library orientations to database-specific tutorials, to in-depth workshops for citation managers and other software, and much more!

Everyone is welcome to attend public workshops listed on the UVic Libraries Instruction Calendar (do note, some require registration).

To see what's currently being offered, check out the Library Programs Calendar on this page.

Library programs calendar