Free Workshops from U Libraries, January 2016

Workshop on data management.We host in-person workshops for students, staff and faculty. Topics include citation managers, research strategies, data management, Google, and much more. Here is a sample of our upcoming workshops:

Finding Grant Opportunities for International and U.S. Grants
Find more about how to find funding opportunities available to new researchers. Learn how to use Pivot (from Community of Science) and the Foundation Directory.
Thurs, 1/14/2016 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
310 Walter Library, East Bank
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Introduction to Citation Managers
earn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at four common citation managers: Mendeley, RefWorks, EndNote and Zotero.
Thurs, 1/14/2016 – 2:00pm-3:00pm
310 Walter Library, East Bank
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Introduction to Atlas.ti
Atlas.ti is a qualitative data analysis program. Get an introduction to the major functions including how to organize your files, coding strategies and techniques, basic analysis using queries and the co-incidence tool, backing up your project, and working with collaborators.
Thurs, 1/14/2016 – 3:00pm-5:00pm
Sub-basement S30B Wilson Library, West Bank
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Mendeley: Get Organized
Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize, read PDFs and more.
Thurs, 1/21/2016 – 10:30am-11:30am
310 Walter Library, East Bank
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Zotero: Basics
Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more.
Wed, 1/27/2016 – 11:00am-12:00pm
81 Magrath Library, St. Paul
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Please contact katep@umn.edu to request disability accommodations. Also please contact us with any questions or to request a workshop for your unit, course, lab, collaborative group, etc. 

 

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