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DGES Professor Fraser Taylor, recent recipient of the a Killam prize,  and distinguished research professor and director of the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre, will be giving a presentation at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, Wednesday, April 23, 2014

His presentation, organized by the Ottawa Public Library and the Ottawa Society for the Arts and Sciences, is entitled I Map therefore I Am: Recent Developments in Cartography in the Age of Location.

The impact of location on all aspects of societal activities is now so great that a strong case can be made that we are entering the “age of location.” Cartography is an old discipline, but as a result of technological change it is becoming increasingly central to the new challenges facing society. New forms of maps and mapping are emerging, such as cybercartography, in response to these new challenges.

Where: Main Branch, Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe St. (corner of Laurier Ave.), Auditorium
When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

For more information: http://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/node/18929.

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Find out how online tools like RefWorks, Mendeley, Zotero, Wizfolio can help keep your research work organized and save you time when you need to prepare properly formatted bibliographies and in-text citations.

To register for a workshop, or for any related questions, please send an e-mail to refworks@library.carleton.ca. All workshops take place in the Library in Room 252.

Today’s workshop runs from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Other dates and times this term are:

March 7     2:30 – 4:00 pm

March 15     10:30 – Noon

March 18     10:30 – Noon

March 26     10:30 – 11:30

 

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The Library is offering a week-long series of professional research skills workshops from January 30 to February 3, 2012. Workshops will cover topics of particular interest to all graduate students seeking to hone research skills that they can carry over into the workplace whether within academia, the private or public sectors.

Here is a list of the workshops:

  • Copyright and your thesis
  • Opening Presentation
  • COS Pivot – Finding Research and Funding Opportunities
  • Ethics and Writing: How to Use Sources Effectively (and Honestly)
  • Writing for Publication
  • Introduction to Research Data Management
  • Citation Management
  • NVivo
  • My paper is Published…So Am I begin Cited? Introduction to Cited Reference Searching

This event is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs.  All workshops take place in the library unless otherwise posted. Advanced registration is required. Click here for more information.

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The Circle of Friends of Carleton University Library continues the tradition of  putting on a great book sale and contributing the proceeds to student bursaries and endowments for the Library and NPSIA.

Where? At the Galleria – University Centre

All books priced for student budgets!

*Opening day (Thursday noon) prices are:
— $5.00 for non-fiction hardcovers
— $3.00 for non-fiction trade paperbacks
— 50 cents for any fiction or literature (or 3 for $1.00)

Thursday, the opening day of the sale is reserved for:

  •    students
  •    donors to Carleton University Library
  •    members of the Circle of Friends
  •    Circle of Friends memberships are available opening day for $25.00

*Regular prices (Friday – Monday) are:
— $3.00 for non-fiction hardcovers
— $2.00 for non-fiction trade paperbacks
— 50 cents for any fiction or literature (or 3 for $1.00)

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