Recorded Workshops

Preparing to Publish

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Publishing scholarly work is a key expectation for researchers. In this session, you’ll learn how to navigate the peer review process, how to identify journals that would be suitable, high quality venues for your work, and how to avoid predatory publishers. The session will also include a discussion about co-authorship and working with journal editors.

Session Outcomes:

  • Learn about the peer review process
  • Identify journals to submit to
  • Learn how to work with co-authors and editors

The Ins and Outs of Publishing Fees

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Have you been asked to pay an article processing charge or other fee to publish your work in a journal? Learn why these fees exist and understand your options for paying the fee or publishing without a fee.

Session outcomes:

  • Types of journals that charge publishing fees
  • Options for paying publishing fees
  • Options for publishing without a fee

Introduction to GIS Dashboards

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Learn about the ArcGIS Dashboards product and how dashboards are being used to showcase Western University-led research projects. Explore examples of dashboards from the Northern Tornadoes Project to the COVID-19 Canada dashboards. Then follow along as we create our own dashboard using research data.

Introduction to Story Maps

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Story Maps are a great way to combine your maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content to create compelling, user-friendly web apps. In this workshop, you’ll follow along with a demonstration of building a Story Map from the planning stage to the publishing stage.