LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

Excel Workshop: You've got the data, now what?

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 10:09

During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn tips and tricks for creating effective charts in Excel. The workshop will cover best practices for chart layout, color choices, labeling, visualizing data responsibly, and more. All experience levels with Excel are welcome.

For more information, please contact Sally Gore or Tess Grynoch, the instructors for the course.

Workshop registration

Finding Data: A Workshop

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 07:56

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 1-2pm on Zoom.

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.

For more information, please contact the instructor, Tess Grynoch, a Research Data & Scholarly Communications Librarian in the Lamar Soutter Library.

Workshop registration

R Café Kickoff

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 08:45

You're invited to the launch of the UMass Chan R Café on Thursday, June 23 at 2pm on Zoom!

During these gatherings, there will be presentations on specific R libraries, tools, and concepts and time to work on your own projects and ask questions of the group. No prior experience with R required and all UMass Chan students, postdocs, faculty, and staff are welcome. To attend, please fill out this interest form.

Electrical shutdown, June 8

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 15:33

There will be a power loss due to required installation of permanent electrical feeds from the new electrical substations on June 8, 2022, beginning at 10:00 p.m. There will be a power outage at the start of the maintenance window as the Load Panels are powered with their new power source.

This work will impact the lighting in the following locations: Loading Dock, Clinical Parking Lot, Morgue Ramp, and the Library Parking lot at the Medical School.