MSL's Fall Workshop Series

By Marketing and Communications | 09-05-2019

Join us for our Fall 2019 Workshop Series!
Select a link from the list below to register.

Research Process Workshops

These workshops focus on various aspects of the research process.
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Creating a Data Management Plan

Data management plans (DMP) are now required by many funders. In this workshop, we will examine the why and how of DMPs by reverse engineering published data sets and DMPs.


Getting the Most Out of Google Scholar

Discover the strengths and limitations of Google Scholar, and learn how to use it most effectively. Learn about search conventions, features, and settings to improve your research experience.


Which Review is Right for You?

This 50-minute workshop will define different types of reviews (literature, systematic, scoping, and more) and demonstrate how to select the best review method for your topic. 


Grants 101

In this workshop we will explore databases that allow faculty, students, and staff to easily search for available global funding opportunities, create notifications to keep up-to-date on available grants, and profile foundations’ funding priorities and interests to write targeted proposals.


Staying out of Data Danger Zones

Highlights research data management practices to help avoid such data danger zones as article retractions, non-reproducibility, security losses and violation of funder mandates.


Database & Citation Management Workshops

These workshops focus on search tools and library databases.
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PubMed for Research

PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE, a premier life sciences/biomedical database. This workshop will help you learn how to use PubMed to find scientific literature and will cover features that allow you to search efficiently, such as filters, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and automating and saving searches.


Searching the Agricultural Literature with CAB Abstracts

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) is the foremost resource for agriculture, veterinary medicine, and forestry in the world. This workshop will give you hands-on experience searching with this powerful database, saving your searches, and creating alerts and RSS feeds.


Introduction to EndNote

EndNote is a reference management software that helps streamline the research process of searching, collecting, organizing, citing, and sharing your references. The software is freely available for Texas A&M University students, staff, & faculty.


RefWorks 101

This 50-minute class will introduce the basics of this online tool for collecting, citing, and sharing sources, and managing pdfs (journals, books, and more).


And More! | Check for other workshops in this series related to literature reviews, systematic reviews, and more!