Events

Three women taking apart a computer moden on a deskThe FIMS Graduate Library Presents…

a series of seminars and workshops to support the graduate community at FIMS.

  • Events are typically hosted weekdays between 12-1:00pm, in FNB 3020 D&E unless otherwise specified.
  • Please RSVP by using the sign-up sheets in the FIMS Graduate Library or by emailing us at fimslib@uwo.ca. Workshop and presentation suggestions are always welcome!

Upcoming Events

  • Are you feeling overwhelmed with citation management? Join Madison Edgar for a Zotero Workshop on Tuesday June 19th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the FIMS Computing Lab (FNB 3010). We will be going over the basics of how to use this open source software to better organize your research and easily create your reference lists.
    It is recommended that you visit https://www.zotero.org/user/login/ to register for a free account before the workshop.
  • Indigenization and Reconciliation in Academic Libraries with Chris Read, June 26. Chris Read will be reflecting on his experiences from serving on the Research working group at the University of Waterloo aiming to implement a campus-wide Indigenization strategy, including the recommendations made to the steering committee and the process of getting to them. He intends to highlight areas where academic libraries have opportunities, and can take leadership roles, in developing meaningful Truth and Reconciliation and Indigenization strategies. Specifically, he will discuss the recommendations made to the University of Waterloo Library.
  • Makerspace Q & A: Worried you don’t know enough about makerspaces or tech? Stacey Lapp will be chatting about makerspaces, including how accessibility applies to the space. She’ll also be answering any questions you have on July 10, 12 – 12:30pm in 3020D/E.
  • FIMS Breathes – Want to learn ways to find greater calm and awareness? Ajit Pyati, a certified yoga and meditation teacher, will lead us through practicing focused breath awareness in order to reduce stress and be more present in our lives. You may want to bring a yoga mat or towel to sit/lay on, but it is not neccessary. July 17, 12 – 12:30pm in 3020D/E.

Explore resources from our past events.