MSL's Spring Workshop Series

By Marketing and Communications | 01-24-2020

Join us for our Spring 2020 Workshop Series!
Select a link from the list below to register.



Creating a Data Management Plan

Data Management Plans (DMPs) are increasingly required by funders and publishers. In addition, DMPs can help you think through your research data gathering and save you time and grief. In this workshop we will examine the why and how of Data Management Plans and apply them to various funder requirements.

  • February 6, Thursday (12:00pm – 12:50pm) MSL Education Center
  • February 7, Friday (3:00pm – 3:50pm) Online


Organizing Your Research with a Literature Matrix

A literature matrix is a great tool that can help you analyze and summarize prior research. Discover the steps to creating one in this workshop.

  • February 20, Thursday (12:00pm – 12:50pm) MSL Education Center
  • February 21, Friday (3:00pm – 3:50pm) Online


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. Focus is on health sciences topics.
  • February 25, Tuesday, (4:00pm – 5:00pm) MSL Education Center
  • April 8, Wednesday, (4:00pm – 5:00pm) MSL Education Center

Organizing Your Information Flow

Overwhelmed with the flood of information in your field? This workshop will give you practice using apps, tools, and email alerts that help you stay updated about new publications in your research area.

  • March 5, Thursday (12:00pm – 12:50pm) MSL Education Center
  • March 6, Friday (3:00pm – 3:50pm) Online


Introduction to EndNote

EndNote is a downloadable reference management software that helps streamline research process of searching, collecting, organizing, citing, and sharing your references. This workshop is intended for users unfamiliar with EndNote.

    • March 17, Tuesday, (1:00pm – 2:00pm) Online
    • March 19, Thursday,  (12:00pm – 1:00pm) MSL Education Center


Getting the Most out of Google Scholar

Discover the strengths and limitations of Google Scholar, and learn how to use it effectively. Learn about search conventions, features, and settings to improve your research experience.
  • March 24, Tuesday, (1:00pm – 1:45pm) Online
  • March 26, Thursday, (11:00am – 11:45am) MSL Education Center


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