Events Calendar

Health Sciences Library System Events

September 22 - October 22, 2021

Wednesday, September 22

22 Sep
Bulk RNA-Seq Data Analysis with CLC Genomics Workbench - Online

This is a two-part workshop. Part-1, the morning session (10 am - 12 pm), starts with a presentation from the Genomics Research Core on best practices in...

September 22, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Sep
Bulk RNA-Seq Data Analysis with CLC Genomics Workbench - In Person

This is a two-part workshop. Part 1, the morning session (10 am - 12 pm), starts with a presentation from the Genomics Research Core on best practices in...

22 Sep
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

September 22, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 23

23 Sep
Navigating the CDC to Locate Vital Statistics, Infectious and Chronic Diseases Data, Behavioral Data, and More

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leader of public health in the US. It administers multiple surveys, gathers vital statistics, and...

September 23, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Sep
Introduction to Image Editing: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Adobe software includes two powerful image editing programs, Photoshop and Illustrator. If you are planning to work with one or both of these programs, this...

September 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, September 24

24 Sep
Virtual Introduction to HSLS

Join us for a brief virtual introduction to the Health Sciences Library System. In this session, we will briefly explore the educational opportunities we...

September 24, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, September 27

27 Sep
Evaluating Journals: Discovering Where to Publish

Are you getting ready to find the right journal for your manuscript, but don't know where to start? In this class, we'll cover the best practices and...

September 27, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Sep
 File Naming Best Practices

“What's in a name?” When you create a new file, do you give much thought to the name you save it as? This coffee break focuses on best practices for naming...

September 27, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 28

28 Sep
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Diagrams

This introductory course is intended for novice or infrequent users of Adobe Illustrator or similar programs. Basic techniques that aid in composing...

September 28, 2021 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 29

29 Sep
Data Visualization in R with ggplot2

This class covers the creating visualization of data using the ggplot2 package in R. This is a flipped class and the third part of a series: Introduction to...

September 29, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 30

30 Sep
Virtual Coffee Break: What is DistillerSR?

This virtual 30-minute session will provide an overview of DistillerSR, systematic review software available to Pitt faculty and students in the schools of...

September 30, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
30 Sep
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This 1.5 hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as...

September 30, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, October 4

04 Oct
Publishing with Open Access Journals

Are you curious about how open access publishing works? This class will provide an overview of the elements of different open access models. Funder open...

October 04, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Oct
 Using Census Bureau Data to Guide Community Assessment

Most of us know that the US Census Bureau conducts the Decennial Census, but did you know they are also responsible for conducting censuses of local...

October 04, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 5

05 Oct
EndNote for Remote Teams

This class will show you some features of EndNote that can help teams working remotely get their work done. Topics will include: How to share one library...

October 05, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 6

06 Oct
 Pathway Enrichment Analysis with IPA - Online

This is a two-part workshop. Part-1, the morning session (10 am - 12 pm) provides a brief overview of bioinformatics concepts and software used for...

October 06, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Oct
Pathway Enrichment Analysis with IPA - In Person

This is a two-part workshop. Part-1, the morning session (10 am - 12 pm) provides a brief overview of bioinformatics concepts and software used for...

Thursday, October 7

07 Oct
Free Images (and More) on the Web and How to Cite Them

Tired of clip art? Looking for just the right image for your slides? Do you want to minimize text in your PowerPoints? Bring your presentations to life with...

October 07, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, October 8

08 Oct
Scientific Drawing with Illustrator

In this intermediate level workshop, you will work hands-on with Illustrator to create shapes and drawings to be used in figures for publication or...

October 08, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Oct
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

October 08, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, October 11

11 Oct
Getting Started with Research Metrics

Are you interested in citation metrics and how they can be used for research assessment? Come learn about Pitt’s toolbox of resources and how to get started...

October 11, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 12

12 Oct
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This 1.5 hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as...

October 12, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
12 Oct
“3R” Literature Searching for Animal Research Protocols Presentation

Researchers using warm-blooded species (other than birds, mice of the genus Mus, and rats of the genus Rattus) classified in the USDA Pain Classification D...

October 12, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 14

14 Oct
Introduction to Sciwheel

Sciwheel is a cloud-based reference manager freely available to all Pitt and UPMC affiliates. In this class you’ll learn how to import, organize, and...

October 14, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, October 15

15 Oct
Hands-On GitHub for Version Control

Are you curious about version control and project management with Github, but haven't had an opportunity to test out its features? Attend this hands-on...

October 15, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
“3R” Literature Searching for Animal Research Protocols Drop-In Session

Bring specific questions or concerns you have about utilizing the 3Rs: Refinement, Reduction, and Replacement. This drop-in session will allow for a tailored...

October 15, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, October 18

18 Oct
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

October 18, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Oct
Web of Science and InCites: Measuring Research Impact

This class will provide a deep dive on how to use the Web of Science (WoS) and InCites for measuring research impact. Methods for building author searches in...

October 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 19

19 Oct
Data Organization in Spreadsheets

After this session you will be able to answer: What are some common challenges with formatting data in spreadsheets and how can we avoid them?How can we...

October 19, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 20

20 Oct
Command Line Basics

This will be a flipped class – a prerecorded video and a hands-on workshop – which will cover the basics of command-line skills for data analysis. During...

October 20, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 21

21 Oct
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This class will describe this relatively new type of research study, point you to emerging...

October 21, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

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