Morning Sessions | 10:50–11:30 a.m.
Addressing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Your Research Funding Application
Dr. Abigail Salole, Inclusive Communities
Michelle Keast, Sheridan Research
Sheridan examples will be used to identify EDI considerations commonly required by funders in research grant applications and outline how researchers can address these in their application and embed EDI in the composition of the research team, and in the recruitment and training of highly qualified personnel.
Open Access Publishing
Adam Duguay and Sam Cheng, Library and Learning Services (LLS)
Learn about a variety of open access publishing options that will help meet SRCA and Tri-Agency funding requirements while learning how to make your work more accessible and broaden readership with the support of Library and Learning Services.
Afternoon Sessions | 2:10–2:50 p.m.
Finding Data: Introduction to Sheridan Library Data Resources
Nicole Zhang and Lingling Jiang, Library and Learning Services (LLS)
Participants will be shown how to access and find data/statistics from library resources through a demonstration on how to navigate Statistics Canada and odesi, download StatsCan datasets through odesi, and create simple graphs and cross tabulation tables in odesi.
Open Educational Resources: Zero-Cost Alternatives to Textbooks
Sam Cheng and Patricia Buckley, Library and Learning Services (LLS)
You will be guided through the OER journey and learn more about what OERs are, how to find and evaluate them, and how your library is here to assist. Join us in this conversation about how OER can help build a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient learning community at Sheridan.