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Digital Tools and Training : Home

Digital tools/software

Data Visualization

  • ArcGIS: Geospatial software as well as an online mapping platform, please contact the library to setup an account.
  • Google Earth Pro and Google maps my maps, both allow for creation of maps, analysis and visualization.
  • Tableau : Data visualization software, available free for students


  • SPSS is available through CBU and installed on CBU computers, please see the IT desk for support.
  • R Statistics: Open source statistical software


  • LaTex : typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation

Software Available to Download from CBU

Software available for download from CBU: AutoCad, visual studio, matlab and more!

Online Open Workshops and Training

UBC Library Research Commons: Open workshops for core digital skills, including Jekyll,  Docker, GitHub ; Data visualization including Tableau and R ; and GIS.

ArcGIS: Getting Started with ArcGIS Online

Learn Google Earth


Faculty Training

The Center for Teaching and Learning has many resources for online teaching, MS teams, Moodle, and more on the intranet