To participate in any of the live daily webinars, you must register using the registration form. You will receive links to join the webinars in advance. Simultaneous translation will be available for every session.

Webinars will be hosted using Zoom. You can join using your browser, but there are more features available if you download the free application.

Call-in details are also available.


November 21, 2022

13:00 ET : S1 | Current State of Strategic Planning

Intergage results from consultation process are being used to develop a strategic plan. EAC co-chairs will provide DLI members with an update on the process.

15:00 ET : S2 | Don’t Panic! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the DLI Training Repository

In the early 2000s, DLI-affiliated librarians created a repository to provide access to training materials created by and for the data community as a means of supporting knowledge transfer and dissemination. The repository has moved twice already in its 20-year lifespan, but it now needs to be moved again.

November 22, 2022

13:00 ET : S1 | Migrating ODESI to the national Borealis data repository

Since the launch of ODESI in 2008, academic libraries have supported the development of shared infrastructure for open discovery and access to important collections of Canadian social science survey data.

14:30 ET : S2 | Data Management Plans in Canada - Status, Supports, and Services

This session offers participants an overview of the current status of data management plans (DMPs) in Canada, including requirements that are being set forth by the Tri-Agency as well as support available to stakeholders by way of resources and services.

15:30 ET : S3 | The Basics of Data Integrity

We often talk about making data FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable), but what about data accuracy, reliability, and consistency?

November 23, 2022

13:00 ET : S1 | 2021 Census of Population Overview

This presentation, offered by the Montreal Data Service Center, will provide a brief overview of the new features related to the concepts and variables of the 2021 Census as well as the various products available such as data tables, profiles, visualization tools, analyses, guides, etc.

14:15 ET : Coffee Break | DLI Trivia

Join us during the break for a round of trivia that will test your knowledge of the DLI, Statistics Canada, and Data culture. No need to sign up in advance, this will be an informal round of trivia played on the Kahoot platform. All are welcome. Bragging rights go the Data Master that wins.

15:00 ET : S2 | Easing into Excellent Excel Practices – What to do and consider before you even get started

Many students/researchers use Excel to collect and explore data, but few know how to best set themselves up for success.

November 24, 2022

13:00 ET : S1 | StatCan Webpages - Where do I find …?

Have you ever asked yourself the question - where do I find that on the StatCan website? We have many times, and more often than not we are stumped when we try to find an excellent resource we have seen before, but we simply cannot find it quickly enough when we need it, if at all.

14:00 ET : S2 | Digging Deeper - Working together to advance municipal level data

Most public decisions that shape the fundamental character of our way of life are made at the municipal level. From large urban cities to smaller, rural or agricultural areas, municipal data helps us understand our local environment, identify variations between regions and drives local policy.

15:00 ET : S3 | Lightning Talks Q & A

Lightning talks will be available for viewing throughout the training week. In this session, presenters will answer questions about the pre-recorded talks.

November 25, 2022

13:00 ET : S1 | Rich Data Services (RDS)

This session will offer an overview of how to navigate the RDS website, including searching for data, creating a customized dataset or table, and downloading the data and data products.

15:00 ET : S2 | The RDC Rundown

This session will present an overview of the CRDCN and RDC program.