Welcome to the Library’s Online Learning Object Repository. Within this collection you will find materials for use by students, faculty, and staff at the University of Waterloo and within the broader academic community. Materials are created and updated by the University of Waterloo Library Instructional Design Team members and subject librarians and are meant to build information literacy, research, and professional skills for our learner community.
This module introduces you to the basics of collecting, cleaning, and visualizing blocks of text for analysis and for sharing. You can apply what you learn here to a variety of text-based collections including, for example, speeches, lyrics, news stories, and longer works of literature.
In this module we will explore what public opinion polls are, how to recognize reliable polls, and how you would search for and incorporate them in your work.
This module introduces you to the basics of incorporating numerical data in the form of a chart into your work. You’ll learn where to find data sets, how to download, clean, and visualize your findings.