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Geographic Information Analysis Lab (GIAL) : Past UB Libraries-GIAL Workshops

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2021 2:02 PM

Improving Presentations

March 4th, 2020 9:30-9:50am

Ready to present your GIS and other projects? Map Librarian Emeritus David Bertuca will share his tips for preparing and sharing geography presentations. Bring your own Powerpoint presentation for specific advice for your project. UB librarians will be available following the presentation to share additional tips and critique your work. 

GIS Data Sources

March 11th, 2020 9:30-9:50am

Looking for data for your GIS project? Learn how to find data from government and non-profit organizations.


Slides and resources will be posted the week of March 9th, 2020.

Library Resources for Your Research

March 25th, 2020 9:30-9:50am

The library is more than books! Map Librarian Kim Plassche will provide an overview of resources available from the UB Libraries. 

Due to the public health emergency, and UB shifting to online instruction, this presentation will not be presented in GIAL.

Please view the recorded presentation and references below, and email Kim Plassche with any questions. 


 

Important note: This video mentions delivery of physical items to library users' homes. Unfortunately, the policy has changed due to the evolving COVID-19 concerns, and we are unable to supply physical items and allow access to our physical collections at this time. 

Please view the updated Delivery+ FAQ for more information. 

Making a Better Map

April 8th, 2020 8:30-9:50am

We will explore small ways to make a big difference in the appearance of our maps. Please note this is a longer workshop, beginning at 8:30am. 


Due to the public health emergency, and UB shifting to online instruction, this presentation will not be presented in GIAL.

Slides and resources will be posted the week of April 6th, 2020.