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Build your research skills with UGA Libraries’ Fall 2023 events

Build your research skills with UGA Libraries’ Fall 2023 events

UGA Libraries have launched their 2023 Fall into Research series. This series provides virtual workshops and webinars designed to help students sharpen their research skills and establish an understanding of programs and strategies that may benefit their future research projects. See below for the full list of virtual events and to find a webinar that may benefit you!


EndNote Basics for PCs

Monday, September 25th from 10 am to 11 am

Need help managing your citations for your scholarly publications? EndNote can be the] solution to all your citation formatting woes! In this session, learn what EndNote is, how to build your library of citations, syncing your library to the cloud, and how EndNote interfaces with Word to create in-text citations and bibliographic entries. Designed for novice users of EndNote. 


Going Open Access @ UGA

Monday, September 25th from 3 pm to 4 pm

Are you curious about the Open Access movement? Is open publishing now required by your funding agency? Join us for a workshop on Open Access and learn about why and how to make your research open to all, and the resources available to support you at UGA.


EndNote Special Options

Tuesday, September 26th from 10 am to 11 am

Learn about EndNote options you may not be utilizing. Find out how EndNote works with Google Docs. Take a look at EndNote Click and see how it can work with EndNote and other citation managers. Pick up some tips for Mac users. There will be a question-and-answer time at the end.


Cut the Clicks: Using Plugins to Access Full Text

Tuesday, September 26th from 11 am to noon

Frustrated by article paywalls and extra search steps? Want to get quick, direct access to full-text without using the library website? Browser plugins like LibKey Nomad and Endnote Click are here for you! 


Introduction to Python for Text Analysis

Tuesday, September 26th from 2 pm to 3 pm

This workshop will introduce the basics of text analysis and processing with Python, including different Python libraries and their utilities. All levels are welcome.


Introduction to RefWorks

Wednesday, September 27th from 10 am to 11 am

Learn how to use RefWorks, an incredibly helpful citation management software for researchers and writers provided by the UGA Libraries. RefWorks allows you to save citations from databases, organize them, attach PDFs, and then format and insert the citations into Word or Google Docs in one of 15,000 different citation styles.


Create a Simple Map with Latitude/Longitude Data

Wednesday, September 27th from 3 pm to 4 pm

Need to create a map of locations for your poster, paper, or project and all you have are latitude and longitude for each point? This workshop will help you to turn your data into a simple map. No experience necessary. Want to follow along? Download and install the Long Term Release (LTR) version of QGIS before the workshop Data Link: Lat/Long.


Introduction to Legal Sources

Thursday, September 28th from 10 am to 11 am

Learn the ins and outs of using public government websites like,, and to research legal sources.


Grant Funding with Pivot

Thursday, September 28th from 11 am to noon

Use Pivot to find grants and other funding opportunities through local, state, federal, non-profit, and corporate sponsors. Based on your research profile, set up funding alerts and find potential collaborators at UGA and beyond.


Introduction to the Command Line

Thursday, September 28th from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

This short workshop will serve as a gentle introduction to the Unix/Linux command line with a special focus on how it can be used to search and manipulate text. Attendees will be well-equipped to begin exploring how Unix/Linux tools might be useful for their own research in the humanities and beyond.


Introduction to R for Data Science

Thursday, September 28th from 3 pm to 4 pm

Join us to learn how to upload, wrangle, and analyze data in R. No experience necessary.


Create a simple Map from Aggregated Data

Friday, September 29th from 3 pm to 4 pm

Do you have data that is based on an area; like by city, county, state, or country? This workshop will help you join your data to the geometry of your area(s) so you can map them. No experience necessary (not even the previous workshop). Want to follow along? Download and install the Long Term Release (LTR) version of QGIS before the workshop Data Link: Aggregated Data.