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Register Now for University Libraries’ Free Virtual Workshops

During the last week of February, the Washington University Libraries are hosting a series of six workshops that explore visual collections, data literacy, data management, and data sharing. The workshops will also offer in-depth support on tools such as Zotero and will provide guidance on how to access our e-journal and online newspaper subscriptions.

All of the workshops are 45 minutes long and will be hosted via Zoom. They are free and open to all. Preregistration is required, and you can sign up via the links below.

  • Mon., Feb. 22, 12 pm | Zotero: Find It, Save It, Cite It | This workshop will cover how to use Zotero to gather references, organize references, and generate formatted citations.
  •  Mon., Feb. 22, 2 pm | Zotero Simplified – Two Choices | This workshop will highlight the features and strengths of two “Zotero Lite” options: ZoteroBib and the Zotero Web Library.
  • Tues., Feb. 23, 12 pm | A Picture Says 1,000 Words: Exploring Visual Collections | This workshop will be an introduction to using visual collections for research. We will review methods and tools for using both physical and digital collections available through the University Libraries’ databases.
  • Wed., Feb. 24, 12 pm | Data is Lit | This workshop will give an overview of data literacy, which is the ability to find, evaluate, understand, analyze and make or assess arguments with data.
  • Thurs., Feb. 25, 12 pm | Doing Data Management | This workshop will focus on best practices, resources, and practical tools for data management throughout the research lifecycle.
  • Thurs., Feb. 25, 2 pm |  Newspapers and eJournal Articles: Never Pay $39.95 Again| Through our extensive collection of e-journal and online newspaper subscriptions, this workshop will cover how to avoid the “paywall” barriers of many publications.
  • Fri., Feb. 26, 12 pm | Sharing Your Data | This workshop will focus on sharing your data for long-term access and reuse based on the principles of FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, reusable) data.

Recordings of these workshops will also be available later this spring.