Jun 2, 2020, 12:30pm-3:00pm
Instructor:  Marley Kalt

R is an open source software for statistical computing and graphics. This in-person "Introduction to R" workshop is for people who want to learn this data analysis tool but have little or no experience in any programming languages. The first half of this 3-hour workshop will focus on some basic concepts of coding and the second half will have several hands-on activities to learn basic R skills, such as installing R packages, importing and exploring data. Some troubleshooting tips and R resources will be provided at the end of this workshop.

Jun 4, 2020, 10:15am-11:15am
Instructor:  Rachael Lebo
Total Seats: 50  Available Seats: 44

PubMed has recently released their updated interface.  This new PubMed will become the default in spring 2020 and replace the legacy version of which many are currently familiar. This class explores the new PubMed interface by discovering new features and understanding the new layout or location of current features.

Jun 4, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Instructor:  Bonni Wittstadt

Students will create a great story using one of the Story Maps web app templates.  Using the Story Maps templates allows a user to create an interactive web presence for their data without knowing any HTML, CSS, or Javascript.  In this hands-on session, you'll integrate maps, text, scanned documents and videos. You’ll have the opportunity to share your resulting Story Map with any group or individual you choose or keep it to yourself for later work. No previous experience required. 

Jun 10, 2020, 1:15pm-2:15pm
Instructor:  Claire Twose
Total Seats: 50  Available Seats: 47

Are there publishable literature reviews other than a “systematic review”? This class will cover the strengths, weaknesses, appropriate role, terminology and emerging standards for reviews including systematic reviews, rapid, and scoping reviews.

Jun 10, 2020, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Instructor:  David Fearon

With researchers increasingly encouraged or required to share their data, preparing to share datasets with confidential identifiers of people and organizations is particularly challenging. Learn techniques for assessing research subject's privacy disclosure risk and hiding personal identifiers and Protected Health Information in quantitative and qualitative data, in compliance with IRB and HIPAA guidance. Learn how to prepare consent forms that facilitate data sharing, and keep data with identifiers secure during and after projects. 

Jun 11, 2020, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Bonni Wittstadt

Prerequisite: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (Welch half-day workshop) or basic ArcGIS Pro knowledge. Learn the steps required for successful joining of data and geocoding along with tips and suggestions for preparing data for use with ArcGIS. Common file formats will be discussed, (e.g. Excel, .csv), along with text files and data with x, y coordinates. Explore street files available from the library along with optional interfaces for the geocoding process. 

Jun 11, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Caitlin Carter
Total Seats: 100  Available Seats: 99

The publishing landscape has been changing rapidly in response to COVID-19. More preprints are available prior to journal publication during this outbreak than ever before. Learn the basics of preprints, including preprint repositories and where to find curated COVID-19 literature. Also learn information about building a preprint journal club, and how this practice can benefit students and early career researchers.

Jun 12, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Ivy Garner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: WAIT LIST

EndNote is a citation-management software application that makes saving citations and then citing them within documents easy. EndNote's pre-formatted style templates speed up composition. Learn how to manage and cite text and images, create subject bibliographies, and access various output styles.

Jun 12, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Instructor:  Caitlin Carter
Total Seats: 100  Available Seats: 78

Learn about the Open Access publishing movement.

This class will cover:

  • green, gold, and hybrid Open Access
  • major trends in Open Access scholarly publishing
  • Open Access journals and policies
  • preprint repositories like bioRxiv and medRxiv and the benefits of sharing preprints
  • and resources that help navigate the scholarly publishing landscape.
Jun 16, 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Instructor:  Bonni Wittstadt

This half-day course introduces students to ArcGIS Pro, the most widely used geographic information systems (GIS) software. Learn the basics which include how to work with spatial data and how to create maps.

Jun 18, 2020, 10:15am-11:15am
Instructor:  Stella Seal
Total Seats: 50  Available Seats: 47

Learn how to supplement the information for patients found in EPIC. This class will demonstrate the patient education resources available through the library’s resources such as DynaMed, ClinicalKey, Nursing Reference Center, and UpToDate. Also included will be demonstrations of free resources found on the web and how to teach patients to evaluate the quality and authority of the sources they find.

Jun 23, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Instructor:  Julie Nanavati
Total Seats: 50  Available Seats: 43

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's  platform that provides access to over 30 million biomedical citations. Learn how to perform basic and advanced searches, create alerts, save results, access PDFs, save searches, and more.

Jul 21, 2020, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Instructor:  David Fearon

With researchers increasingly encouraged or required to share their data, preparing to share datasets with confidential identifiers of people and organizations is particularly challenging. Learn techniques for assessing research subject's privacy disclosure risk and hiding personal identifiers and Protected Health Information in quantitative and qualitative data, in compliance with IRB and HIPAA guidance. Learn how to prepare consent forms that facilitate data sharing, and keep data with identifiers secure during and after projects. 

Aug 3, 2020, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Instructor:  David Fearon

With researchers increasingly encouraged or required to share their data, preparing to share datasets with confidential identifiers of people and organizations is particularly challenging. Learn techniques for assessing research subject's privacy disclosure risk and hiding personal identifiers and Protected Health Information in quantitative and qualitative data, in compliance with IRB and HIPAA guidance. Learn how to prepare consent forms that facilitate data sharing, and keep data with identifiers secure during and after projects. 

Aug 25, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Marley Kalt

Data management plans (DMPs) are increasingly required in the grant proposal process, particularly for research funding from federal agencies. In this 1-hour workshop, learn how the free, online DMPTool can help you organize your data management plan and tailor plans to your funder’s requirements. We will discuss the main components of an effective data management plan, how JHU Data Services can help with DMPs, and provide a hands-on tutorial of using DMPTool to create and share your plans. This workshop is aimed at faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students from all disciplines.