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Dalhousie Libraries: Research Bootcamp 2019

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on April 29, 2019 in Events

For the fifth year, the Dalhousie Libraries is offering Research Bootcamp, a suite of sessions designed for teaching and research assistants and graduate students. If you or someone you know could benefit from developing effective and efficient information management techniques and literature search skills to support research endeavors, please share this information with them.

Sessions will cover:

  • research skills
  • literature reviews
  • citation management
  • copyright
  • writing abstracts & grant proposals
  • legal resources
  • PubMed & other health sciences databases
  • open access & predatory publishers
  • grey literature
  • Canadian data & stats
  • key resources in engineering & applied sciences
  • managing human research data
  • conference posters
  • APA citation
  • Excel
  • data management planning
  • evidence synthesis
  • humanities resources
  • eBooks & scholarly research
  • introduction to R
  • ESRI Story Maps
  • data holdings at the ARDC
  • data visualization & pivot charts
  • data cleaning with OpenRefine
  • Covidence

Complete session list and descriptions are available on the Dal Libraries website.

Faculty can recommend the workshops to their RAs/TAs or register on their behalf. Participants can attend most sessions in-person in Halifax (various Halifax campus locations) or via video conferencing from the Agricultural Campus or DMNB.

Registration begins Wednesday, April 10.