Category Archives: Workshops

An Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau Workshop, March 7, Noon-1:00

            Tableau is a business analytics tool for creating a wide variety of interactive data visualizations. The software is available as a free version as well as a more robust full-scale version. Tableau can be … Continue reading

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Imaging Informatics Monthly Series Workshop, Feb. 13, Noon

              The workshop series will cover a variety of basic and advanced imaging informatics topics using Open Source and commercial software. Series topics will alternate between basic and advanced. Students will get hands on … Continue reading

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Data Management 101 – Free Workshop, Feb. 1st, Noon

        Get organized and avoid a “data disaster”! This workshop provides basic strategies and best practices for effectively managing research data to ensure its organization and accessibility. Topics covered include: funder and journal requirements for data management … Continue reading

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Communicating With Patients – Free Workshop, Feb. 12th

              Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health … Continue reading

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Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL

The HS/HSL offers a variety of free workshops to faculty, students, and staff. This semester’s topics include:

-Leveraging research impact data for tenure and promotion
-Citation management with RefWorks
-Research data management basics
-Creating effective presentations using Powerpoint
-Finding research literature using PubMed
-Bioinformatics on the Cloud

See http://www2.hshsl.umaryland.edu/hshsl/workshops/index.cfm for the full schedule and registration information. Continue reading

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients Workshop

There will be a Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients workshop on Tuesday, April 25th from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the HS/HSL. Learn where to locate patient education resources, including edication information, available in other languages as well as those written in easy-to-read English. Visit the Library’s Spring 2017 Workshop Schedule to register. Continue reading

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Register for National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshops

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland Baltimore will be hosting a series of training sessions conducted by Drs, Peter Cooper and Wayne Matten, from NCBI. The sessions will be livecast to HS/HSL Distance Education room on … Continue reading

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Searching for Funding Opportunities? Try the Pivot Database

Community of Science (COS) Pivot database answers the growing demands on research developers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities and effectively collaborate with their colleagues. Pivot combines a comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop Schedule – Free Workshops at HS/HSL

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) is offering workshops free of charge to UMB faculty, staff and students; UMMC staff; and HS/HSL Corporate Members during the 2015 Summer Semester. See the list of workshops here. All in-person workshops will be held … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop Schedule – Free Workshops at HS/HSL

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) is offering workshops free of charge to UMB faculty, staff and students; UMMC staff; and HS/HSL Corporate Members during the 2015 Summer Semester. See the list of workshops here. All in-person workshops will be held … Continue reading

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