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

A comprehensive listing of Library workshops including workshops 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) 

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

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

DateTimeClassInstructorRoom
2020-05-2610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Spatial Thinking and ArcGIS Online [Online]Aateka Shashankvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-05-2610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-05-2710:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-05-2701:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Get published: Choosing a journal [Online]Ali Moorevia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-05-2811:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-05-2910:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Improve Your Concentration & Reading EffectivenessDal SohalWebinar
2020-05-2901:00 PM -
02:30 PM
Thesis Writing at Home during a Pandemic [Online]Eleonora Joensuuvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-0103:30 PM -
04:20 PM
Managing Procrastination: COVID-19 EditionRuth SilvermanWebinar
2020-06-0210:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Git and Version Control (2-day workshop) [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-0210:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-06-0310:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Git and Version Control (2-day workshop) [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-0310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-0305:30 PM -
07:00 PM
How I Raised my GPARuth SilvermanWebinar
2020-06-0411:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-0510:00 AM -
11:00 AM
Cite your sources easier and faster with Zotero [Online]Chloe Rileyvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-0910:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-06-0911:00 AM -
01:00 PM
Introduction to NVivo for Windows [Online]NVivo Peer Facilitatorvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-1010:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Get Started with Tableau Public for Data Visualization [Online]Ali Moorevia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-1010:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-1012:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Writing without ProcrastinationJulia LaneWebinar
2020-06-1111:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-1101:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Intro to Digital Humanities Tools [Online]via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-1610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to QGIS [Online]Aateka Shashankvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-1610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-06-1602:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Cite your sources easier and faster with Zotero [Online]Chloe Rileyvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-1710:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-1811:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-1802:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Introduction to NVivo for Mac [Online]NVivo Peer Facilitatorvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2210:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to R [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2310:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to R [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-06-2301:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Using Palladio for Social Network Analysis [Online]Sarah Zhangvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2410:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to R [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2410:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-2510:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to R [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2511:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-06-2610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to R [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-2710:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Multimodal WritingJulia LaneWebinar
2020-06-2901:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Making Literature Reviews Easier with NVivo for Windows [Online]NVivo Peer Facilitatorvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-3010:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Making Great Maps [Online]Aateka Shashankvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-06-3010:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-06-3001:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Beyond the Cloud: Using Voyant Tools to Analyze Texts [Online]Rémi Castonguayvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-0211:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-0710:00 AM -
11:30 AM
Finding Canadian Census Data [Online]Sarah Zhangvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-0710:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-07-0701:00 PM -
02:30 PM
Introduction to the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI): What is it and why should I care? [Online]via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-0810:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-0812:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Writing a Research PaperJulia LaneWebinar
2020-07-0910:00 AM -
11:00 AM
Cite your sources easier and faster with Zotero [Online]Chloe Rileyvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-0911:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-1002:00 PM -
04:00 PM
Making Literature Reviews Easier with NVivo for Mac [Online]NVivo Peer Facilitatorvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-1410:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Spatial Thinking and ArcGIS Online [Online]Aateka Shashankvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-1410:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-07-1510:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Got Data? Use R for Data Visualization [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-1510:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-1610:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Got Data? Use R for Data Visualization [Online]Matthew McKitrickvia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-1611:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-1710:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Get Started with Tableau Public for Data Visualization [Online]Ali Moorevia Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-2110:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Spatial Data in Humanities: The Spatial Elements of Textual Analysis [Online]via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-07-2110:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing for Multilingual Learners Koichi HaseyamaWebinar
2020-07-2210:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Writing for Graduate StudentsTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-2311:30 AM -
12:20 PM
The Plurilingual CaféTim MossmanWebinar
2020-07-2510:30 AM -
11:20 AM
Hot Tips for RevisingJulia LaneWebinar
2020-07-2711:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Successful (Online) Exam WritingRuth SilvermanWebinar
2020-07-2810:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Introduction to Spatial Data in Humanities: Creating Story Maps [Online]via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)
2020-08-0609:00 AM -
12:00 PM
R for Literature Scholars [Online]via Zoom (link will be sent to participants 24 hours before the workshop/event begins)