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Workshops and classes: Library, Student Learning Commons, Research Commons

A comprehensive listing of workshops taking place in the Library, or in partnership with the Library. (Note that this includes SFU and visiting classes that are not open to additional attendees.)

Looking for workshops offered by the Library, Student Learning Commons, and Research Commons? See Upcoming Workshops to browse by:

  • subject (time management, exam preparation, academic writing, English language skills, etc.),
  • audience (undergraduate or graduate) or
  • location.

Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby) and Belzberg Library (SFU Vancouver):

For library classes held at SFU Surrey, see Workshops at Fraser Library (SFU Surrey).

DateTimeClassInstructorRoom
2017-09-1912:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-09-2612:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-09-2804:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-10-0312:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-0504:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-10-1012:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-1204:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-10-1712:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-1808:30 AM -
10:30 AM
FAL D005Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-1810:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D014Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-1812:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FAL D015Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-1910:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-1912:30 PM -
01:50 PM
Let's Talk!Burnaby, West Mall Centre, CELLTR, Rm 1390
2017-10-1912:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FAL D003Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-1901:30 PM -
02:20 PM
How to Succeed on ExamsDal SohalBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2017-10-1901:30 PM -
02:20 PM
How to Succeed on ExamsDal SohalSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2017-10-1901:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Plan DataCarla GraebnerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-1901:30 PM -
02:30 PM
How to Succeed on Exams workshopRuth Silverman7301
2017-10-1902:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Managing ProcrastinationDonyaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2017-10-1902:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Managing ProcrastinationDonyaSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2017-10-1902:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Managing ProcrastinationRuth Silverman7301
2017-10-1902:30 PM -
04:30 PM
FAL D004Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-1904:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-10-2010:00 AM -
12:00 PM
The Nuts and Bolts of NVivo for Mac - for FacultyBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2010:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Write Conversations: Dressing Up (or Down) Your Writing: Audience, Purpose, and StyleGraduate Writing FacilitatorHarbour Centre, Rm 7400
2017-10-2010:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D006Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-2012:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FAL D007Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-2002:30 PM -
04:30 PM
FAL D008Ashley Edwards4009
2017-10-2110:00 AM -
01:30 PM
Version Control with Git + GitHubJessica GallingerSurrey, Galleria 3, Rm 3120
2017-10-2310:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Grad Student PublicationAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2310:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Clear, Concise, and Powerful ProseSuzanna MichenerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-2310:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Clear, Concise, and Powerful ProseAmanda Goldrick-Jones3008
2017-10-2301:00 PM -
02:00 PM
SSHRC-shop II: Review and RevisionGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2306:00 PM -
08:00 PM
FIC CMNS130 Dawn Smaill2105
2017-10-2409:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC Cornerstone (Henrietta)Dawn Smaill4009
2017-10-2409:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Introduction to GitHubJessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2410:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Georeferencing with ArcMap: Bringing Images and Historical Maps into GISMehdi AminipouriBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2017-10-2412:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-2403:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Building robust data processing pipelines with Python and Shell ScriptsSean LaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2403:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Introduction to emacsMarie-Hélène BurleBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2506:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC Cornerstone (James)Dawn Smaill4009
2017-10-2612:30 PM -
01:50 PM
Let's Talk!Burnaby, West Mall Centre, CELLTR, Rm 1390
2017-10-2601:30 PM -
03:00 PM
Share Data / Find DataJessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-2604:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-10-2605:00 PM -
08:00 PM
Tension and Risk in Open Scholarship: A ConversationBritish Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Downtown Campus, Atrium Room, 8th floor (Room 825)
2017-10-2710:00 AM -
12:00 PM
The Nuts and Bolts of NVivo for Windows - for FacultyBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 4009
2017-10-2712:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Open beyond the academy: building community through open social scholarship Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2017-10-3010:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Speak Like Obama: Creating Emphasis Through PausingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-3012:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Clear, Concise, and Powerful ProseVanja ZdjelarHarbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002
2017-10-3012:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Clear, Concise, and Powerful ProseAmanda Goldrick-Jones1002 Student Learning Com
2017-10-3001:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Using and Applying FeedbackGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-10-3112:30 PM -
02:20 PM
Essay Writing for UniversityTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-10-3112:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Cryptoparty: Full disk encryptionJessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2017-10-3101:30 PM -
03:30 PM
An Introduction to Using Tableau for Data VisualizationRebecca DowsonHarbour Centre, Rm 1520
2017-11-0101:00 PM -
02:30 PM
Open Publishing as Open Pedagogy: Creating a Course Journal using Open Journal SystemsAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-0102:30 PM -
04:00 PM
Introduction to Web GISMehdi AminipouriBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2017-11-0212:30 PM -
01:50 PM
Let's Talk!Burnaby, West Mall Centre, CELLTR, Rm 1390
2017-11-0201:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Structuring Ideas Through GrammarHarbour Centre, Rm 1525
2017-11-0204:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-11-0310:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Write Conversations: Going with the Flow: Cohesion and CoherenceGraduate Writing FacilitatorHarbour Centre, Rm 7400
2017-11-0612:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Using Sources in Your Paper?Tim MossmanHarbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002
2017-11-0612:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Using Sources in Your Paper? Amanda Goldrick-Jones1002 Student Learning Com
2017-11-0601:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Finding Your VoiceGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-0712:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Using Sources in Your Paper?Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-11-0712:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Using Sources in Your Paper? Amanda Goldrick-Jones3008
2017-11-0702:00 PM -
05:00 PM
SA 840Carla2105
2017-11-0703:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Data Cleaning Using RBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-0912:30 PM -
01:50 PM
Let's Talk!Burnaby, West Mall Centre, CELLTR, Rm 1390
2017-11-0901:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Different Approaches to Coding in NVivoBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 4009
2017-11-0901:30 PM -
03:00 PM
Secure dataJessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-0904:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-11-0905:30 PM -
07:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounHarbour Centre, Rm 2200
2017-11-1405:00 PM -
11:55 PM
Late Night Against ProcrastinationRenée McCallumBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3020, SLC Office
2017-11-1510:00 AM -
12:00 PM
What Comes After Coding in Nvivo?Burnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 4009
2017-11-1610:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Building an Online Academic PresenceCarla GraebnerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-1612:30 PM -
01:50 PM
Let's Talk!Burnaby, West Mall Centre, CELLTR, Rm 1390
2017-11-1604:30 PM -
06:20 PM
Pronunciation for Academic & Professional SettingsTim MossmanHarbour Centre, Rm 2520
2017-11-1710:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Write Conversations: The Work We Do After the Work We Did: Editing, Revising, and ProofreadingGraduate Writing FacilitatorHarbour Centre, Rm 7400
2017-11-1712:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Time management for writingGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-1712:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounSurrey, Galleria 3, Rm 3260
2017-11-1702:00 PM -
06:00 PM
History 814Carla Graebner2105
2017-11-1810:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Generalized Linear Mixed-Effects Modeling in RBruno GrandeBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2017-11-1910:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Generalized Linear Mixed-Effects Modeling in RBruno GrandeBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2017-11-2010:00 AM -
01:30 PM
IB Seaquam SecondaryAshley Edwards2105
2017-11-2010:00 AM -
01:30 PM
IB Seaquam SecondaryAshley Edwards4009
2017-11-2001:00 PM -
02:00 PM
What is the Open Science Framework (OSF)?Jessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-2002:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Successful Exam WritingRuth SilvermanSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2017-11-2002:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Successful Exam WritingRuth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2017-11-2002:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Successful Exam Writing workshopRuth Silverman7301
2017-11-2003:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Crunch Time: Survival 101Ruth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2017-11-2003:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Crunch Time: Survival 101Ruth SilvermanSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2017-11-2003:30 PM -
04:30 PM
"Crunch Time" Survival 101 workshopRuth Silverman7301
2017-11-2103:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Introduction to Bash: Learn to Use the Command LineBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-11-2210:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB White Rock AcademyDawn Smaill4009
2017-11-2210:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB White Rock AcademyDawn Smaill2105
2017-11-2309:30 AM -
11:30 AM
IB MeadowridgeAshley Edwards4009
2017-11-2309:30 AM -
11:30 AM
IB MeadowridgeAshley Edwards2105
2017-11-2901:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2017-12-0110:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Write Conversations: Disseminating your Research: Graduate Student PublicationGraduate Writing FacilitatorHarbour Centre, Rm 7400
2017-12-0410:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Ecole Gabrielle-RoyAshley Edwards2105
2017-12-0508:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2017-12-0503:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Version control and collaborating with Git and Github: To save your future self from stress!Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2017-12-0608:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2017-12-0708:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2017-12-0701:00 PM -
03:30 PM
IB New West SecondaryAshley Edwards2105
2017-12-0701:00 PM -
03:30 PM
IB New West SecondaryAshley Edwards4009
2017-12-0810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Stratford HallAshley Edwards2105
2017-12-0810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Stratford HallAshley Edwards4009
2017-12-1109:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RE MountainAshley Edwards4009
2017-12-1109:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RE MountainAshley Edwards2105
2017-12-1401:30 PM -
03:00 PM
De-identify dataJessica GallingerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-01-0402:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Kickstart your Academic Success Part 1 Time ManagementRuth Silverman7200
2018-01-1102:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Kickstart your Academic Success Part 2 Study StrategiesRuth Silverman7200
2018-01-1802:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Kickstart your Academic Success Part 3 Research and WritingRuth Silverman7200
2018-02-1312:00 PM -
02:00 PM
IB St. Johns SchoolAshley Edwards4009
2018-02-1312:00 PM -
02:00 PM
IB St. Johns SchoolAshley Edwards2105
2018-02-1409:30 AM -
11:00 AM
IB Richmond SecondaryAshley Edwards2105
2018-02-1409:30 AM -
11:00 AM
IB Richmond SecondaryAshley Edwards4009
2018-02-1412:00 PM -
02:00 PM
IB Richmond SecondaryAshley Edwards4009
2018-02-1412:00 PM -
02:00 PM
IB Richmond SecondaryAshley Edwards2105
2018-02-1509:30 AM -
11:30 AM
IB Garibaldi SecondaryAshley Edwards2105
2018-02-1509:30 AM -
11:30 AM
IB Garibaldi SecondaryAshley Edwards4009
2018-02-1610:00 AM -
01:30 PM
IB Carson GrahamAshley Edwards4009
2018-02-1610:00 AM -
01:30 PM
IB Carson GrahamAshley Edwards2105