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Workshop Schedule

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) offers the following workshops free of charge to UMB/UMMC faculty, staff and students.

To register, complete the registration form. Although registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcome.

Workshops are held in one of the library's classrooms located on the lower level. Registrants for an online workshop will receive an email with instructions for joining the session online.

If you are interested in a topic but cannot attend our scheduled workshops, complete this request form to arrange another time to cover the material with a librarian. Consultations can be arranged for individuals or groups. If you are an instructor and would like any of these topics to be covered in a course, contact your school's faculty librarian to arrange a class. 

   CALENDAR VIEW
 

Citation Managers

Mendeley is a citation manager that can save you time and ease your workload. In this workshop you will learn how to organize and share references, build bibliographies, annotate PDFs within the tool, and insert citations in your papers as you write. Mendeley is freely available in both web and desktop versions. This workshop will take place via WebEx. Login details will be sent at a later date.

September 16, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Online - details sent after registration)
Instructor: Emilie Ludeman   

Zotero is a citation manager that can save you time and ease your workload. In this workshop you will learn how to organize and share references, build bibliographies, and insert citations in your papers as you write. Zotero is freely available in both web and desktop versions. While not required for attendance, please consider bringing your own computer to the class in order to set up your personal Zotero account.

September 24, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(HS/HSL Room LL03)
Instructor: Katherine Downton   

This 30-minute workshop will provide an overview of three different citation management systems: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero. You will learn about the interfaces of each system, as well as what the advantages and disadvantages are for each. At the end of the presentation you will be able to make an informed decision about which citation manager best fits your needs.

September 10, 2019
01:00 PM to 01:30 PM
(HS/HSL Room LL03)
Instructor: Emily Gorman   
October 15, 2019
01:00 PM to 01:30 PM
(HS/HSL Room LL03)
Instructor: Patrick Waugh   

General

This introductory workshop will cover the elements of effective graphic design. Attendees will learn how content, slide composition, color, and font choices combine to make PowerPoint presentations more visually impactful, understandable and memorable.

October 29, 2019
01:00 PM to 01:30 PM
(HS/HSL Room LL03)
Instructor: Patrick Waugh