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Here are some resources recommended by librarians to complement the tips and tools presented by Life and Health sciences graduate students in the Becoming More Productive workshops (see other tabs of this guide).
If you are a UCB Life and Health Sciences grad student who would be interested in presenting at a future workshop, please contact librarian Becky Miller.
The Science Libraries offer drop-in workshops, particularly towards the beginning of each semester. Topics include Data Management, GIS, Citation Management, Productivity Tools, Data Visualization, and more.
Online collaborative LaTeX editor for writing scientific and technical papers. Useful for formatting equations, formulas, algorithms, tables, and figures within text. Sign up with your UC Berkeley email address to access premium features.
Premium features include unlimited collaborators, real-time track changes, full document history, Mendeley integration and sync, GitHub integration and sync, and the ability to save to Dropbox.
The Library also has many books on scientific writing, the research process, and communicating science. Please ask if you would like help finding them!
The Earth Sciences & Map Library supports geographic information system (GIS) software and data services across all disciplines for the UC Berkeley campus. The library collects GIS data for areas around the world, with an emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area and northern California.
Online learning platform with videos and full courses covering software, technology, business and creative skills. Includes courses on Adobe and Microsoft tools, as well as a variety of other web, audio, video, IT, and education topics.