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Savvy Researcher Boot Camp

Savvy Researcher Boot Camp

WHAT : The Savvy Researcher Boot Camp is a daylong event featuring workshops taught by faculty and staff from AU Libraries, University Writing, and the Biggio Center.  Pick and choose the workshops that interest you. Length of Individual workshops: 30, 60, or 90 minutes.  
WHEN : Saturday, May 22nd, 2021, 9AM - 4:15PM
WHERE : Workshops will be offered online.  You will be emailed a Zoom meeting link after you register.
HOW TO REGISTER : Click on the workshop title(s) in the schedule below to register.  Registration is FREE.
Questions about the Boot Camp or registration process?  Email 

Click on a workshop title to register - May 22, 2021 Boot Camp

REGISTER : Click on the workshop title(s) in the schedule below to register.   IMPORTANT: Workshops are offered concurrently. Take care that you do not select workshops with times that overlap or conflict with each other.

Consult Savvy Researcher Workshops for descriptions of each workshop.  Workshops are grouped by tracks (e.g., Research Skills, Working with Data & Statistics, etc.) but you are free to pick and choose any workshops that interest you.

9:00- 9:30



Intro to




Intro to EndNote



Writing Literature Reviews




Researching AU's Special Collections & Archives


Managing Docs

9:30- 10:00


Publishing your Work


Data Analysis w/Python

Boolean Searching

10:00- 10:30

Managing Docs

10:30- 10:45 Break
10:45- 11:15


Effective Poster/ Visual Design


Intro to GIT


Intro to LaTeX


Measuring Research Impact


HathiTrust: Access to Digitized Titles.


Strategic Searching

11:15- 11:45

Boolean Searching

11:45- 12:15 Break
12:15- 12:45

Featured Speaker:  Alberto Cairo

Professor, University of Miami School of Communication

Dr. Cairo is a noted expert in information visualization and is the author of

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information (W.W. Norton, 2019)

Register for the lecture here

12:45- 1:15
1:15- 1:30 Break
1:30- 2:00


Communicating Your Research When It Counts


Intro to Mendeley


LaTeX: Bibliographies, Images & Tables


Library Services for Grad Students


Strategic Searching


Programming with Python

Boolean Searching

2:00- 2:30

Disciplinary Search Alerts

2:30- 2:45 Break
2:45- 3:15



Intro to Systematic Reviews



Intro to EndNote



Writing Literature Reviews


Finding Sources for your Lit Review


Intro to R

Engineering Search Alerts

3:15- 3:45    
3:45- 4:15