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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
2018-05-1610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-05-2310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-05-2510:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Pacific AcademyAshley Edwards4009
2018-05-2510:00 AM -
12:00 PM
IB Pacific AcademyAshley Edwards2105
2018-05-2810:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-05-2801:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Improve Readability with Thoughtful TransitionsGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-05-2910:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Preparing for your thesis presentation: Techniques to help you engage your audienceTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-05-2901:30 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CMNS 130 (Fen)Ashley Edwards2105
2018-05-2905:30 PM -
08:00 PM
FIC CMNS 130 (Fen)Ashley Edwards2105
2018-05-3010:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-05-3012:30 PM -
01:20 PM
How to Argue AcademicallyMohsen Hosseinpour MoghaddamHarbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002
2018-05-3001:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Doing more with Tableau for data visualizationAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-05-3001:30 PM -
02:30 PM
FIC CMNS 130 (Fen)Ashley Edwards2105
2018-05-3002:30 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CMNS 130 (Fen)Ashley Edwards4009
2018-05-3005:30 PM -
08:00 PM
FIC CMNS 110 (Fen)Ashley Edwards2105
2018-05-3101:00 PM -
01:50 PM
Uncluttering Your ProseEleonora JoensuuSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2018-05-3102:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Getting Started With QGIS for PC UsersAateka ShashankBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2018-06-0409:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC INTG 22105
2018-06-0410:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-0401:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Creative Writers' WorkshopGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-0402:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC INTG 10Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0506:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC INTG 7Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0609:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC INTG 5Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-0611:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Get credit for your work: Distinguish yourself with ORCIDAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-0612:30 PM -
01:20 PM
How to Argue AcademicallyMohsen Hosseinpour MoghaddamBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2018-06-0709:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC INTG 4Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0710:00 AM -
11:30 AM
Preparing to PublishJennifer ZerkeeBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-0701:00 PM -
01:50 PM
Hot Tips for RevisingEleonora JoensuuSurrey, Fraser Library, SLC, Rm 3695
2018-06-0706:00 PM -
07:00 PM
FIC INTG 9Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-0809:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC INTG 8Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0802:00 PM -
03:00 PM
FIC INTG 3Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-0803:00 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC INTG 6Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-1109:00 AM -
10:00 AM
FIC INTG 1Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-1110:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-1101:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Going with the Flow: Cohesion and CoherenceGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-1103:30 PM -
04:30 PM
LING 330 / Y. WangIvana Niseteo2105
2018-06-1208:30 AM -
10:30 AM
FAL D001Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-1209:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Introduction to R (2-day workshop)Bruno GrandeBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2018-06-1201:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Optimizing Your Digital Research Workflow with ZoteroAli MooreBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-1202:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Advanced GIS I: Tips and Tricks for Handling Spatial and Tabular DataAateka ShashankBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2018-06-1203:30 PM -
04:20 PM
How to Succeed on ExamsRuth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2018-06-1203:30 PM -
04:30 PM
How to Succeed on Exams workshopRuth Silverman3008
2018-06-1204:30 PM -
06:30 PM
FAL E100Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-1309:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Introduction to R (2-day workshop)Bruno GrandeBurnaby, SFU's Big Data Hub (Applied Science Building - Flexible Meeting Room ASB 10908)
2018-06-1310:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-1312:45 PM -
02:45 PM
Making Literature Reviews a Breeze (almost) with NVivo for MacNVivo FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-1302:30 PM -
04:30 PM
FAL Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-1302:30 PM -
03:30 PM
LING 330 / Y. WangIvana Niseteo2105
2018-06-1305:30 PM -
07:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounHarbour Centre, Room TBA
2018-06-1508:30 AM -
10:30 AM
FAL D004Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-1510:30 AM -
12:30 PM
FAL D005Ashley Edwards4009
2018-06-1810:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-1802:30 PM -
04:30 PM
LING 330 / Yue WangIvana Niseteo2105
2018-06-1912:30 PM -
02:30 PM
The Nuts and Bolts of NVivo for WindowsNVivo FacilitatorSurrey, Galleria 3, Lab 3130
2018-06-1902:30 PM -
04:30 PM
Advanced GIS II: Vector Analysis in ArcMapAateka ShashankBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2018-06-2010:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-2010:30 AM -
11:30 AM
What is the Open Science Framework (OSF)?Carla GraebnerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-06-2012:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Uncluttering Your ProseJennesia PedriHarbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002
2018-06-2509:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 4Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-2510:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-2502:00 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CNST 1Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-2609:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 2Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-2709:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 5Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-2710:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-06-2712:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Uncluttering Your ProseSuzanna MichenerBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2018-06-2702:00 PM -
04:00 PM
FIC CNST 6Ashley Edwards2105
2018-06-2801:00 PM -
03:00 PM
Making Literature Reviews a Breeze (almost) with NVivo for WindowsNVivo FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 4009
2018-06-2909:00 AM -
11:00 AM
FIC CNST 3Ashley Edwards2105
2018-07-0310:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Introduction to Spatial Data in Humanities: Exploring the spatial elements of your researchAateka ShashankBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2018-07-0410:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-0412:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Hot Tips for RevisingEleonora JoensuuHarbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002
2018-07-0404:30 PM -
05:20 PM
How to Stay Focused on School in the SummerRuth SilvermanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2018-07-0404:30 PM -
05:30 PM
How to Stay Focused on School in the Summer workshopRuth Silverman3008
2018-07-0710:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Introduction to R for Non-Science Majors (2-day workshop)Marie-Hélène BurleBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-0810:30 AM -
04:30 PM
Introduction to R for Non-Science Majors (2-day workshop)Marie-Hélène BurleBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-0909:30 AM -
11:00 AM
Presentation Skills: Writing and Presenting the Academic PosterGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-0910:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-0901:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Managing Writing AnxietyGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-0902:30 PM -
04:30 PM
LING 330 / Y. WangIvana Niseteo2105
2018-07-1010:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Introduction to Spatial Data in Humanities: Mapping the spatial elements of your researchAateka ShashankBurnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
2018-07-1110:00 AM -
04:00 PM
Web Scraping in RMladen RakovićBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 2020
2018-07-1110:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-1112:30 PM -
02:00 PM
Reading for Style for Engineers: A (de)Constructive ExerciseRobyn LongBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-1112:30 PM -
01:20 PM
Hot Tips for RevisingDaniel ChangBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008
2018-07-1210:00 AM -
04:00 PM
Text Mining in RMladen RakovićBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-1609:30 AM -
11:00 AM
Lay LanguageGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-1610:30 AM -
12:20 PM
Academic Grammar & WritingTim MossmanBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-1601:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Using and Applying FeedbackGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-1808:30 AM -
05:00 PM
Thesis reBootBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7000, Research Commons
2018-07-1809:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Introduction to GitHubAlex GarnettBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-2301:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Making Your Writing More ConciseGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-2401:30 PM -
03:00 PM
Reading for Style in the Social Sciences: A (de)Constructive ExerciseRobyn LongBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
2018-07-2601:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-07-3001:00 PM -
02:00 PM
Write Conversations: Finding Your VoiceGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-08-0309:30 AM -
11:00 AM
Presentation Skills for Graduate StudentsGraduate Writing FacilitatorBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-08-1501:30 PM -
03:30 PM
Thesis Template and ResourcesDave ChokrounBurnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
2018-09-1210:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing (non-credit course)Timothy Mossman7200
2018-10-0310:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing (non-credit course)Timothy Mossman7200
2018-10-1010:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Academic Grammar and Writing (non-credit course)Timothy Mossman7200