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Welcome to the Sherman Centre’s searchable Online Learning catalogue. Easily navigate our repository of 90+ event recordings, online modules, and webinars by using one or all of the filters below. You can also view a text list of these resources, sorted by original workshop or event series.


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  • University setting in autumn

    3 Top Tips for RDM and How to Create an ORCiD Account

    Your profile as a researcher is a story that you create, and you will need an online presence that is separate from popular social media. Learn to distinguish yourself by creating a free ORCiD account that automatically showcases your academic activities, ensuring you get credit for your work. Set up your research project for success with good data management practices. Learn to organize and document your data. Follow a few simple tips to keep your data safe and ensure that your thesis isn’t taken down by a hard drive failure.

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  • 3D Printers

    3D Modelling and Printing

    This day-long workshop explored 3d modelling and printing. The group took a physical object from the real world, used a series of sophisticated software to render it into a 3d model, and then learned how to print that model on a 3d printer.

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  • Green marble

    Before You Dig: Finding and Reusing Datasets

    Are you starting a research project? There may be existing datasets that could inform the work you’re doing and ensure you’re digging into new research areas. Along with systematic literature review and active participation in your field, a dataset search is another tool to inform your research context.

    Learn more about finding and reusing datasets in data repositories across the world. Find potential new collaborators, verify or reproduce results, expand on existing data, and more!

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  • Open file folder

    Best Practices for Managing Data in your Research

    In this introductory workshop, learn about research data management best practices and how investing a small amount of time in organizing your data now can save you a lot of time and prevent future headaches. We will go over best practices for data planning, storage, organization, preservation, and sharing.

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  • Antique file cabinet

    Building a Data Management Plan

    Confucius said “One who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door”. In research, planning for data management helps you prepare for data questions and problems before they happen.

    In this session, we will go over principles of data management planning and go through a demo of the Portage DMP Assistant, a web-based tool for developing and collaborating on Data Management Plans in the Canadian research context.

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  • Old photo album

    Building Digital Exhibits: A Roundtable Celebrating the Launch of Omeka S at McMaster

    Learn about the variety of uses and possibilities for digital scholarly exhibits with the digital exhibit platform Omeka S. In this roundtable. members of the McMaster community will share some of their experiences working with Omeka in classroom projects, research dissemination, organizing digital collections, and more.

    Find out if Omeka is the right tool for your next classroom or research project!

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