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Researcher Tools, Services and Support

The purpose of this guide is to provide resources and information to the UMass Medical School community about the Library's research and scholarly communication services.


Upcoming Workshops

February 16, 2022 @ 1-2pm on Zoom
Research Data Management 101: Elements of a Data Management and Sharing Plan
Description: A Data Management and Sharing Plan will soon be required for NIH grant applications. Join us to learn more about these plans and how research data management will make your life (and your new lab) much easier.

April 6, 2022 @ 1-2pm Location TBD
Cleaning Data Using OpenRefine
Description: Need to clean your data in a reproducible way but don’t have time to learning a coding language? OpenRefine is a powerful, free, and open source tool for cleaning messy data. Its point-and-click interface makes it easy to learn and the exportable change tracking means all your data cleaning steps are documented and reproducible. In this workshop, we’ll cover the assortment of data cleaning features available in OpenRefine and how to automate the data cleaning workflow.

June 8, 2022 @ 1-2pm on Zoom
Finding Data
Description: Looking for data for your next project? This workshop will cover strategies for finding data, some of the challenges for finding and accessing data, and how to approach those challenges.

July 2022
Data Visualization in Excel
Data Visualization in R
Data Visualization in Python

The data visualization workshop series will cover some data visualization tips and how to implement them in the tool of interest during the workshop.

Workshop Recordings

Perfecting your Biosketch: A SciENcv Workshop

Citation Manager Workshop: Zotero and Endnote


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