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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
2019-10-2009:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Introduction to Bash shell, Python programming, and Git version controlR Peer FacilitatorBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2019-10-2101:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Composition Clinic: Commas, Semicolons, and DashesGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2102:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC IAE 06John Park2105
2019-10-2201:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Jupyter notebook: An Introduction to Interactive Reproducible ResearchR Peer FacilitatorBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2019-10-2201:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners (EAL)Koichi HaseyamaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-10-2202:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC IAE 11John Park2105
2019-10-2203:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-10-2206:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 04John Park2105
2019-10-2309:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC IAE 01John Park2105
2019-10-2310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Positioning Yourself as a Junior ScholarTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2312:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Uncluttering Your ProseJulia LaneBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-10-2301:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Hands-On with the Library’s Thesis Word Template: Open LabAnise LadhaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2302:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC CNST 03 ResearchJohn Park2105
2019-10-2303:00 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CNST 03 WritingJohn Park2105
2019-10-2306:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 03John Park2105
2019-10-2409:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC CNST 02 ResearchJohn Park2105
2019-10-2409:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Geoprocessing in ArcGISAateka ShashankBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2019-10-2410:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 02 WritingJohn Park2105
2019-10-2412:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-10-2401:00 PM -
05:00 PM
10 Principles of Reproducible Research: The Hands-on R EditionBruno GrandeBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2401:30 PM -
05:30 PM
GSWS 322 Feminist Approaches to ResearchMoninder Lalli4009
2019-10-2402:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC IAE 02John Park2105
2019-10-2402:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Writing Up ResearchTim MossmanVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1510
2019-10-2509:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Geoprocessing in ArcGIS with PythonAateka ShashankBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2019-10-2510:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Composition Clinic: Using Microsoft Planner (or Trello) for Project Management and Term OrganizationGraduate Writing FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-10-2502:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC IAE 13John Park2105
2019-10-2506:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 14John Park2105
2019-10-2610:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Uncluttering Your ProseKate ElliottVancouver, Harbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC (Student Learning Commons), Rm 1002
2019-10-2809:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC IAE 09John Park2105
2019-10-2802:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC IAE 07John Park2105
2019-10-2806:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 05John Park2105
2019-10-2909:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC IAE 10John Park2105
2019-10-2909:30 AM -
11:30 AM
NVivo Drop-in LabNVivo Peer FacilitatorBurnaby
2019-10-2912:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Introduction to Database and SQLFatemeh Salehian KiaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2901:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners (EAL)Koichi HaseyamaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-10-2902:00 PM -
03:30 PM
Your research in the news: Pitching your work to The Conversation CanadaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-2902:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC CNST 01 ResearchJohn Park2105
2019-10-2903:00 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CNST 01 WritingJohn Park2105
2019-10-2903:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2019-10-3009:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC CNST 08 ResearchJohn Park2105
2019-10-3010:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 08 WritingJohn Park2105
2019-10-3010:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Positioning Yourself as a Junior ScholarTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-3010:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Your research in the news: Pitching your work to The Conversation CanadaVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1315
2019-10-3001:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Manipulating and Handling Strings in RBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-3002:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Uncluttering Your ProseCynthia WrightSurrey, Fraser Library, SUR 3695 (Student Learning Commons, inside Fraser Library)
2019-10-3006:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 08John Park2105
2019-10-3109:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC CNST 04 ResearchJohn Park2105
2019-10-3110:00 AM -
12:00 PM
An Introduction to Using Tableau for Data VisualizationAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-3110:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 04 WritingJohn Park2105
2019-10-3112:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-10-3112:30 PM -
02:30 PM
LING gradsIvana Niseteo4009
2019-10-3101:00 PM -
03:00 PM
How to Blog About Your Research (and Not Bore People to Death)Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-10-3102:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Writing Up ResearchTim MossmanVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1510
2019-11-0109:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC IAE 15John Park2105
2019-11-0110:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Engage Your Readers with Plain-Language WritingAmanda Goldrick-JonesBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0110:30 AM -
12:30 PM
GSWS 822 Graduate Seminar in Feminist TheoryMoninder Lalli2105
2019-11-0101:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Explore New Ways of Sharing Your Work: An Introduction to the Media and Maker Commons for ResearchersAli MooreBurnaby, Room TBA
2019-11-0102:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Integrated Knowledge Translation: Collaborating with Multidisciplinary Teams to Support Research ImpactBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0106:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC IAE 12John Park2105
2019-11-0401:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Composition Clinic: Learn to use Lay LanguageGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0509:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Advanced NVivo for WindowsNVivo Peer FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 4009
2019-11-0512:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FAL D003John Park4009
2019-11-0501:00 PM -
05:00 PM
Got Data? Use R for Data VisualizationR Peer FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0502:30 PM -
04:30 PM
FAL D004John Park4009
2019-11-0503:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Wosk Seminar Room 7100 (inside Special Collections)
2019-11-0610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Positioning Yourself as a Junior ScholarTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0610:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D006John Park4009
2019-11-0612:00 PM -
05:00 PM
Data visualization with Tableau: The painless, programming-free way to build charts and graphsAli MooreVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-11-0612:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Hot Tips for RevisingJulia LaneBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-0710:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D002John Park4009
2019-11-0712:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-11-0712:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FAL D021John Park4009
2019-11-0701:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Beyond the Cloud: Using Voyant Tools to Analyze TextsHannah HoltzclawBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-0702:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Writing Up ResearchTim MossmanVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1510
2019-11-0810:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Write Conversations: Getting Unstuck / Overcoming Writer’s BlockGraduate Writing FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-11-1208:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis reBootVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1420
2019-11-1209:30 AM -
11:30 AM
FAL P100John Park4009
2019-11-1212:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Analytics: Querying Data with SQLFatemeh Salehian KiaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1201:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners (EAL)Koichi HaseyamaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-1203:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-1310:00 AM -
03:00 PM
Intro to Geospatial Data with RAateka ShashankVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1520
2019-11-1310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Positioning Yourself as a Junior ScholarTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1302:30 PM -
03:20 PM
Hot Tips for RevisingCynthia WrightSurrey, Fraser Library, SUR 3695 (Student Learning Commons, inside Fraser Library)
2019-11-1303:30 PM -
05:00 PM
Student Map PresentationsVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1520
2019-11-1410:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Thesis template and resources: How to use it and where to find helpCatherine LouieBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1410:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D024John Park4009
2019-11-1412:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-11-1401:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Introduction to Twitter bots with TraceryHannah HoltzclawBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1402:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Writing Up ResearchTim MossmanVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 1510
2019-11-1404:30 PM -
06:30 PM
Introduction to NVivo for WindowsNVivo Peer FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Lab 1350
2019-11-1610:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Hot Tips for RevisingKate ElliottVancouver, Harbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC (Student Learning Commons), Rm 1002
2019-11-1811:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Successful Exam WritingRuth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2019-11-1811:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Successful Exam WritingCynthia WrightSurrey, Fraser Library, SUR 3695 (Student Learning Commons, inside Fraser Library)
2019-11-1811:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Successful Exam Writing workshopRuth Silverman7301
2019-11-1812:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Crunch Time: Survival 101Ruth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7301
2019-11-1812:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Crunch Time: Survival 101Cynthia WrightSurrey, Fraser Library, SUR 3695 (Student Learning Commons, inside Fraser Library)
2019-11-1812:30 PM -
01:30 PM
Crunch Time Survival 101 Workshop Ruth Silverman7301
2019-11-1801:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Composition Clinic: Learn Conceptual MappingGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1912:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Introduction to Deep Learning Using Tensorflow and KerasNafiseh SedaghatBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-1901:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners (EAL)Koichi HaseyamaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-1903:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-2110:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Hands-On with the Library’s Thesis Word Template: Open LabAnise LadhaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-2112:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-11-2101:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Introduction to Spatial Data in Humanities: Creating Story MapsHannah HoltzclawBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2019-11-2209:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Web Scraping in RR Peer FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-2210:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Composition Clinic: Everything in 250 Words or Less – Writing AbstractsGraduate Writing FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-11-2202:00 PM -
04:00 PM
NVivo Drop-in LabNVivo Peer FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7027 (Consultation Room)
2019-11-2501:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Your Thesis Defense – Managing Anxiety and StressGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-2612:00 PM -
01:30 PM
Introduction to Social Network Analysis with RFatemeh Salehian KiaBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-2603:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Let's Talk!Tim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2019-11-2703:00 PM -
05:00 PM
Citation Management Drop-in LabChloe RileyVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-11-2812:30 PM -
01:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanBurnaby, West Mall Centre, Rm 1390
2019-11-2801:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Introduction to Content Management Systems: Creating Exhibits with OmekaKim O'DonnellBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-11-2910:30 AM -
11:30 AM
Composition Clinic: Creating Flow and Cohesion in Your WritingGraduate Writing FacilitatorVancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
2019-12-0201:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: At the Conference – Overcoming Networking NervesGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2019-12-0308:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2019-12-0408:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2019-12-0508:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis Boot CampBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2019-12-0609:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB SeaquamJohn Park2105
2019-12-0609:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB SeaquamJohn Park4009
2019-12-0910:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RE MountainJohn Park4009
2019-12-0910:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RE MountainJohn Park2105
2019-12-1010:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Stratford HallJohn Park2105
2019-12-1010:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Stratford HallJohn Park4009
2019-12-1209:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB École Jules-VerneJohn Park4009
2019-12-1209:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB École Jules-VerneJohn Park2105
2019-12-1309:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB New WestminsterJohn Park4009
2019-12-1309:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB New WestminsterJohn Park2105
2019-12-1610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Carson GrahamJohn Park2105
2019-12-1610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Carson GrahamJohn Park4009
2020-02-1810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB École des PionniersJohn Park2105
2020-02-1909:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RichmondJohn Park2105
2020-02-1909:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB RichmondJohn Park4009
2020-02-2009:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB SemiahmooJohn Park2105
2020-02-2009:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB SemiahmooJohn Park4009
2020-02-2110:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB GaribaldiJohn Park4009
2020-02-2110:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB GaribaldiJohn Park2105
2020-04-2810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB AbbotsfordJohn Park4009
2020-04-2810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB AbbotsfordJohn Park2105
2020-04-3009:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB West VancouverJohn Park4009
2020-04-3009:00 AM -
01:00 PM
IB West VancouverJohn Park2105