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480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

June 2019

Decolonizing Body Positivity

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

What messages do we send through the language we use about food, appearance and our own value? This workshop has the intention of deconstructing what “body love, acceptance and positivity” mean in the context of the individual, community and culture in which we exist. Participants will leave able to recognize forms of body oppression and develop tools to navigate through them.

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Intro to NVivo Workshop

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package produced by QSR International. In this workshop, we will work cover topics such as bringing in sources, creating nodes, coding and running queries. This is an introductory workshop intended for students, faculty and staff with minimal to no knowledge of NVivo. A basic understanding of statistics would be an asset Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with the latest version of NVivo installed. Please note:…

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Brutalism at Guelph

June 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Join the library for the launch of our newest exhibit Brutalism at Guelph: Concrete in a New Light. This exhibition highlights Brutalism—an architectural style that rose to popularity during the 1960s—and the impact it had at U of G. The exhibit will explore what we can learn from this building style, and how its attitude may inform our campus evolution. Everyone is welcome at the launch! Register online.

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Intro to Text Analysis Part 1 Workshop

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Are you interested in uncovering patterns across vast amount of textual information? Come to this workshop to learn about distant reading techniques that address word count and location. Attendees will get hands on experience exploring entry level tools such as Google Ngram, Voyant, and AntConc. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with AntConc installed on it. Please note: All software installation must be done before the workshop, please ensure that you followed any account creation…

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Intro to Text Analysis Workshop Part 2

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Are you interested in uncovering patterns across vast amount of textual information? Come to this workshop to learn about distant reading techniques that address word count and location. Attendees will get hands-on experience exploring entry level tools such as Google Ngram, Voyant and AntConc. Part Two of this workshop series will introduce more complex concepts such as named entity recognition, sentiment analysis and topic modelling. Participants will explore tools such as Lexos, NER and Topic Modelling Tool. Please bring a…

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July 2019

Intro to Programming with Python Workshop Part 1

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Interested in using Python but don't know where to start? Join us for a hands-on, two-part workshop for folks with little experience programming. Part 1 will cover the basics of working with data in Python. We'll cover reading-in data from an external source followed by some simple manipulation and analysis using the built-in capabilities that are provided by base Python language and the pandas library. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Anaconda - Python…

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Intro to Programming with Python Workshop Part 2

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McLaughlin Library, 480 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Interested in using Python but don't know where to start? Join us for a hands-on, two-part workshop for folks with little experience programming. Part 2 will go beyond the built-in. Participants will learn to iterate over data with loops, use conditional logic to make decisions on the fly and write reusable code with functions. We highly recommend attending Part 1 of this workshop. Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Anaconda - Python 3.7 and…

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