Emory Libraries offers diverse range of drop-in workshops

Published 08-14-2019

by Emory Libraries

This fall, Emory Libraries will offer more drop-in workshops that help students and faculty learn new skills, programs, and software. 

“We cover a wide range of topics in our workshops, and we’re always open to hearing feedback, ideas, and suggestions for future workshop programming,” says Sarah Morris, head of instruction and engagement for the Emory Libraries and subject librarian for English.  

Topics include Endnote, Zotero, Copyright and Your Dissertation, Documenting Data, Submitting Your Electronic Dissertation, and many others. Emory Libraries is especially excited to offer a new workshop on MAXQDA, a software program that allows users to code and analyze their qualitative research faster and more efficiently.

The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) offers workshops like Digital Storytelling, Understanding and Using Census Data, a GIS and mapping series, Python Coding, Git and Git Hub, Data Management, R Coding, and Digital Accessibility tools.

Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library (WHSCL) holds workshops aimed at students in the health sciences. One popular offering is Grey Literature: What is it and How to Locate it.

Goizueta Business Library hosts workshops exclusively for Goizueta Business School students, such as the BBA Business Essentials Junior Seminar program. This seminar helps GBS students develop the skills to gather information or evidence to support thorough, well-reasoned business decision-making.

Emory Libraries will continue to offer training to faculty on Canvas, Emory’s learning management system. Some topics include Canvas 101, Gradebook, Quizzes, Using the Canvas Studio Video Tool, Using Turnitin (plagiarism checker). Many workshops can be attended online via Zoom.

Oxford College Library announces upcoming classes on its homepage.

More classes are added throughout the year, so check back often.

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