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Workshop Schedule

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) offers the following workshops free of charge to UMB/UMMC faculty, staff and students.

To register, complete the registration form. Although registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcome.

Workshops are held in one of the library's classrooms located on the lower level. Registrants for an online workshop will receive an email with instructions for joining the session online.

If you are interested in a topic but cannot attend our scheduled workshops, complete this request form to arrange another time to cover the material with a librarian. Consultations can be arranged for individuals or groups. If you are an instructor and would like any of these topics to be covered in a course, contact your school's faculty librarian to arrange a class. 

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We will cover a variety of basic and advanced imaging informatics topics using Open Source and commercial software. Series topics will alternate between basic and advanced. Students will get hands on applying skills gained through attendance at the workshop. There will also be opportunity for Q&A with presenters on specific questions. Registration is limited to 25 attendees. All overflow registrants will be added to a waitlist and you will be notified if the session is full.

April 10, 2018
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Room LL05)
Instructors: JP Courneya    Ru-ching Hsia   
May 08, 2018
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Room LL05)
Instructors: Ru-ching Hsia    JP Courneya   

In this workshop you will be introduced 3D modeling. You will learn where to find existing models and how to create a model from scratch. We will measure a small physical object and model it using Tinkercad.com, a free 3D modeling web service. No prior experience or tools are necessary.

April 18, 2018
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Room LL03)
Instructor: Brian Zelip   

Can't make it? Request another time.

3D Printing is being quickly adopted in health sciences and healthcare for both educational, research, and clinical purposes. In this workshop you will learn where to find and download 3D model files online and learn the steps to take to ensure that the file can actually be printed including scaling and checking for non-manifold geometry issues. This workshop will also provide an introduction on how to operate the Makerbot Replicator 2X and Afinia H480 3D Printers which can be used at the HS/HSL Innovation Space.

April 04, 2018
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Room LL03)
Instructor: Brian Zelip   

Can't make it? Request another time.

Tutorials

Are you seeking promotion or tenure? Applying for grant funding? In this workshop, you will learn to use tools like Scopus and Google Scholar to measure and evaluate the impact of your research to present to funding agencies and promotion and tenure committees. Topics discussed include CiteScore, h-index, alternative metrics, and methods for maximizing the impact of your research.

April 04, 2018
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Online - details sent after registration)
Instructors: Emily Gorman    Gail Betz   
April 24, 2018
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
(Online - details sent after registration)
Instructors: Emily Gorman    Gail Betz   

Can't make it? Request another time.

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that can save you time and ease your workload. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to organize references, build bibliographies and insert citations in your papers as you write. RefWorks is free to all UMB faculty, students and staff.

April 10, 2018
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
(Room LL03)
Instructor: Yunting Fu   
May 07, 2018
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
(Room LL03)
Instructor: Mary Ann Williams   

Can't make it? Request another time.