Learning Roadmaps

The Map & Data Library offers a number of workshops, online courses, tutorials, and more! If you feel overwhelmed, or don't know where to start, find a theme you are interested in learning more about and see what workshops and online courses are available.

NOTE: Sign up for any of the workshops from our workshop page. There are often multiple sessions, online and in-person for each listing. You can also watch recordings of past workshops from that page.

Thematic Groupings

Data Analysis

Data Cleaning/Wrangling

Data Management

  • Depositing Research Data in the University of Toronto Dataverse (Borealis) [Live Workshop]

Data Visualization

  • Data Visualization - An Introduction (Part 1 – Theory and Critique) [Online Course]
  • Data Visualization - An Introduction (Part 2 – Practice with Tableau) [Online Course - some overlap with live workshop]
  • Introduction to Data Visualization Using Tableau Desktop [Live Workshop]
  • Introduction to Infographics [Online Course - overlaps with live workshop]
  • Introduction to Infographics [Live Workshop]
  • Visualizing Relationships: A Friendly Introduction to Working with Networks using Gephi [Live Workshop]

GIS

  • An introduction to mapping and spatial analysis with ArcGIS Pro [Live Workshop]
  • An introduction to mapping and spatial analysis with ArcGIS Online [Live Workshop]
  • An introduction to ArcGIS Storymaps [Live Workshop]
  • An introduction to mapping and spatial analysis with Open Source GIS Software, QGIS [Live Workshop]

Programming

  • R - An Introduction [Online Course]
  • A Gentle Introduction to R in RStudio for Beginners [Live Workshop]
  • Getting Started with Intermediate R in RStudio [Live Workshop]
  • A Friendly Introduction To Python for Absolute Beginners (Part 1) [Live Workshop]
  • A Friendly Introduction to Python for Absolute Beginners (Part 2) [Live Workshop]

Text and Data Mining