Save the dates for these upcoming library workshops for researchers.
November 10, 2021 @ 12:30-1:30pm on Zoom
Perfecting your Biosketch: A SciENcv Workshop
Description: Preparing to apply for a fellowship or your first R01? Procrastinating on your Personal Statement? Heard about the changes to the NIH Biosketch format? Join us to learn about the basics of creating a Biosketch (including the Personal Statement), the use of the NCBI tools My Bibliography and SciENcv, and the formatting changes that have recently gone into effect.
Registration open now
January 19, 2022 @ 1-2pm on Zoom
Research Data Management 101: Elements of a Data Management and Sharing Plan
Description: A Data Management and Sharing Plan will soon be required for NIH grant applications. Join us to learn more about these plans and how research data management will make your life (and your new lab) much easier.
February 16, 2022 @ 1-2pm on Zoom
Citation Manager Workshop: Zotero and Endnote
Description: Want to know the secret to decrease manuscript writing stress by 500%? Use a citation manager! Join us to learn more about using two different citations managers, Zotero and Endnote, and how they can save on time and annoyance.
April 6, 2022 @ 1-2pm Location TBD
Cleaning Data Using OpenRefine
Description: Need to clean your data in a reproducible way but don’t have time to learning a coding language? OpenRefine is a powerful, free, and open source tool for cleaning messy data. Its point-and-click interface makes it easy to learn and the exportable change tracking means all your data cleaning steps are documented and reproducible. In this workshop, we’ll cover the assortment of data cleaning features available in OpenRefine and how to automate the data cleaning workflow.
June 8, 2022 @ 1-2pm on Zoom
Description: Looking for data for your next project? This workshop will cover strategies for finding data, some of the challenges for finding and accessing data, and how to approach those challenges.
Data Visualization in Excel
Data Visualization in R
Data Visualization in Python
The data visualization workshop series will cover some data visualization tips and how to implement them in the tool of interest during the workshop.
View slides and recordings from the 2020-2021 seminar series on the seminar series page: https://libraryguides.umassmed.edu/research/postdoc-gsbs-seminars