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In addition to the in-person sessions listed below, you may also be interested in the IT4U Webinars offered by ITS. You can either attend the live webinar or review it later at your convenience.

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Cool Toys Conversations: The Practice of GenAI

Sponsor(s): UM Library
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Date: 02-27-2024
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Status: Open
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The Cool Toys Conversations hosts open casual conversations via Zoom on emerging technologies and trends, and their potential impacts on (and opportunities/risks for) academic, clinical, and personal work/life, from research to office to home. Our motto is: Who is lifted up? Who is left out? Our focus this year is to examine the presence, absence, or influence of the human element in artificial intelligence and … Continue reading Cool Toys Conversations: The Practice of GenAI »

12:00 pm-1:00 pm 02/27/2024 Open

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Sponsor(s): UM Library
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Date: 03-05-2024
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Status: Open
Description:

Do you ever feel stuck while reading scholarly articles? Do you have a seemingly endless pile of articles to read but don’t know how to start? Attend this workshop to learn tips on how to read scholarly articles effectively and efficiently. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to: Develop a personalized method for reading scholarly articles Set up the ideal reading environment for you Organize … Continue reading How to Read a Scholarly Article »

12:00 pm-1:00 pm 03/05/2024 Open

GIS Basics: ArcGIS Pro or ArcGIS Online?

Sponsor(s): UM Library
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Date: 03-05-2024
Time: 4:00 pm-4:30 pm
Status: Open
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This 20-minute session will go over the differences in features between ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro, and discuss scenarios for using each one. We will go over importing data versus viewing data from ESRI’s Living Atlas.

4:00 pm-4:30 pm 03/05/2024 Open

Using AI for Library Research

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Date: 03-19-2024
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Status: Open
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AI tools are proliferating at an astounding rate and you may be wondering how some of them can support your library research process.

12:00 pm-1:00 pm 03/19/2024 Open

Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word

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Date: 03-21-2024
Time: 11:00 am-11:50 pm
Status: Open
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You are an expert in your field, but you may not be an expert in Rackham’s rules around properly formatting your dissertation or thesis. In this online workshop, the experts from ScholarSpace will introduce you to lesser-known features of Microsoft Word that will help you ensure consistent formatting through the document, as well as manage margin size, insert captions, and create an automatic Table of … Continue reading Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word »

11:00 am-11:50 pm 03/21/2024 Open

Introduction to Covidence: A Systematic Review Software Tool

Sponsor(s): UM Library
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Date: 03-27-2024
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Status: Open
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Are you working on a systematic review, meta-analysis, scoping review, or other literature review project? Learn to use the software Covidence, which is free for U-M faculty, staff, and students (and any project collaborators from other institutions). Covidence can help you: –Deduplicate your literature search results set –Share your literature search results with your collaborators –Keep track of your inclusion decisions while screening –Identify decision … Continue reading Introduction to Covidence: A Systematic Review Software Tool »

12:00 pm-1:00 pm 03/27/2024 Open

Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word

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Date: 04-08-2024
Time: 11:00 am-11:50 pm
Status: Open
Description:

You are an expert in your field, but you may not be an expert in Rackham’s rules around properly formatting your dissertation or thesis. In this online workshop, the experts from ScholarSpace will introduce you to lesser-known features of Microsoft Word that will help you ensure consistent formatting through the document, as well as manage margin size, insert captions, and create an automatic Table of … Continue reading Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word »

11:00 am-11:50 pm 04/08/2024 Open

Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word

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Date: 04-24-2024
Time: 12:00 pm-12:50 pm
Status: Open
Description:

You are an expert in your field, but you may not be an expert in Rackham’s rules around properly formatting your dissertation or thesis. In this online workshop, the experts from ScholarSpace will introduce you to lesser-known features of Microsoft Word that will help you ensure consistent formatting through the document, as well as manage margin size, insert captions, and create an automatic Table of … Continue reading Take Command Of Your Dissertation With Microsoft Word »

12:00 pm-12:50 pm 04/24/2024 Open

A Gentle Introduction to Tropy

Sponsor(s): UM Library
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Date: 04-30-2024
Time: 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Status: Open
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Tropy is a free tool for managing research photos. If you are doing archival research, you might have hundreds or thousands of photos. And if you’ve ever tried to organize images using other desktop programs, you know they can get out of order or lost, and there is no easy way to mark them up. Tropy lets you describe, organize, and even annotate photos. You … Continue reading A Gentle Introduction to Tropy »

1:30 pm-3:00 pm 04/30/2024 Open