In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, capacity limits and other restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Please see Campus Event Guidance for Spring 2021 for more details.
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To register, join the mailing list, or get more information, please email Adam Holmes (holmes@umass.edu).

April 7—August 1, 2021, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am

Online

Looking for a visually compelling way to share that information? Jazz up those survey results? Get your point across? Well, look no further! In this workshop, you will learn to hone your point-making and data storytelling skills through creating your very own infographic using Canva.

April 13, 2021
10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information, provides PubMed and other resources for biomedical and genomic information. This workshop will demonstrate some of the advantages of creating a My NCBI account, including saved searches & search alerts, a personal bibliography, and using SciEnCV to create NIH, NSF, & IES Biosketches required for grants.

April 13, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

UMass Amherst Libraries are ending their subscription to RefWorks on April 30, 2021. This workshop will demonstrate how to move content from RefWorks to Zotero and highlight some of the differences between the two citation managers. NOTE: This session will not cover basic Zotero functionality. For that, please sign up for one of the Getting Started with Zotero sessions.

April 21, 2021
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Online

Learn Photoshop and make your photos more interesting!

April 22, 2021
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Online

Heard of GitHub? Wondering what it's all about? Just a wee bit nervous about learning how to use it? Then look no further and join us for a friendly introduction to a free, open source platform that can help you build collaborative, well-documented projects that are also version-controlled.This workshop will introduce you to the GitHub ecosystem, show you how to navigate basic workflows, and get to know some of the best practices for developing projects.

April 28, 2021
10:00 am-11:30 am

Online

The iNaturalist app is a free tool for engaging with the nature that is all around us. This workshop is meant to familiarize you with the app itself, not to go outside and use the app. By the end of this workshop you will have explored the app's functionality and helped to ID at least one organism. First in a series of workshops to prepare attendees to participate in the City Nature Challenge 2021: Pioneer Valley.

April 29, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online

The iNaturalist app is a free tool for engaging with the world around us.

May 4, 2021
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Online