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Upcoming University Library online workshops

The University Library will be offering the following upcoming online workshops this summer.   Please see the list of Upcoming Workshops for more information and to register.

Scholarly Communications:

  • Scholarly Publishing: Selecting scholarly publishing venues to maximize your impact while avoiding “predatory publishers” (July 18)
  • Research Impact Metrics: Assessing your scholarly impact using citations, h-index, and altmetrics (June 29)
  • Creating Biosketches for NSF & NIH using SciENcv (July 25 or August 10)
  • Research Bibliometric Citation Analysis and Visualization (July 26)
  • Open Access Publishing with INDIGO, UIC’s Institutional Repository (August 3)
  • An Introduction to Data Management Best Practices for Research (Aug. 8)


  • Dive into R: A Beginner's Workshop on the Fundamentals of R Programming (Part 1) (June 16)
  • Dive into R: A Beginner's Workshop on the Fundamentals of R Programming (Part 2) (June 23)
  • From Data to Insights: An Introduction to Tableau (June 30)
  • Python Prowess: Unleash the Magic of Coding! (Part 1) (July 7)
  • Python Prowess: Unleash the Magic of Coding (Part 2) (August 11)
  • Getting Started with Excel Modeling: An Introduction (July 14)
  • Google Charts: Ignite your Data Superpowers (July 21)
  • Google Data Studio: Unlocking the Power of Data Visualization! (August 1)
  • Tweetopia: Unleashing Twitter Scraping Wizardry! (August 8)


  • ArcGIS Pro: Beginner’s Guide to GIS (July 28)

Information Seeking & Appraisal:

  • Managing Your Online Presence (June 13)
  • Critical Appraisal Basics (June 20)
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews (June 27)
  • Discovering Controlled Vocabulary (July 11)
  • Citation Searching: Following the Scholarly Conversation (July 18)
  • Consumer Health: Train the Trainer (July 25)
  • Database Bells and Whistles (Aug. 1)
  • How to Find Research Instruments (Aug. 15)