Contact the sciences librarians to request a workshop for your class, lab, research group, student group, or program.
Some library workshop topics are listed below; this list is not comprehensive.
The Library partners with UC Berkeley Data Peer Consulting to present a series of workshops designed to help undergraduates learn python basics for data analysis and visualization. Developed from the Software Carpentry Curriculum, Undergraduate Data Science Discovery Consultants lead workshops to introduce basic data manipulation and visualization with Python. This series also serves as a data analysis starting point for undergraduates in the Data Science Discovery Program. Workshops have included:
Workshop information is updated in our Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization library guide.
The GIS Librarian teaches several short workshops throughout the year on a variety of GIS and mapping topics. Consult the library workshop calendar for upcoming offerings, or see the library's GIS guide for workshop materials. Frequently taught workshops include:
Creating Web Maps with ArcGIS Online -- Want to make a web map, but not sure where to start? This short workshop introduces common tasks in creating web maps and provides hands-on practice.
The Library offers introductory and advanced workshops for Zotero, a robust, open-source citation manager. The workshops cover importing citations, exporting bibliographies into Word and Google Docs, and sharing resources among groups. Consult the library workshop calendar for current dates.
For self-guided learning, we offer a library guide on getting started with Zotero.
We offer several introductory LaTeX with Overleaf workshops throughout the year. Consult the library workshop calendar for current dates.
Workshop materials are available in VOLT, our online tutorial site.
This workshop provides an overview of the scientific publication process, including:
Offered by Public Health and Optometry Librarian Michael Sholinbeck in partnership with D-Lab, this workshop explores the intricacies of health statistics, authoritative sources, and tools for crafting custom tables on birth, death, disease, and behavior statistics. While spotlighting U.S. data, it also explores non-U.S. sources. See the Health Statistics & Data guide.
This workshop provides an introduction to the database and analysis tools of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Workshop participants will: