Classes and Events

Take advantage of customized programming for faculty, staff, and student researchers at any of the Research Hub locations or online. Classes and events at all three Hub locations are available on the Research Hub Events Calendar.

In-person and online attendance options are available for most classes.

Request an HSL class for a group or ask us about other topics by contacting Ask A Librarian.

Suggest a class or event topic for the Research Hub by contacting hsl-hubprograms@listserv.unc.edu.

The Research Hub @ HSL offers classes throughout the year on the topics listed below. Filter the list by topic category to quickly review the classes of most interest to you.

Introduction to Bioinformatics Basics: A Five Workshop Sequence

The Introduction to Bioinformatics Basics workshop sequence includes five one-hour workshops which provide an introduction to bioinformatics data types, basic quality control of short read data including assessing quality and filtering data, and basic methods in bioinformatics including how to align data to a reference genome and call variants. Time permitting, some scripting will be covered as well.

Prerequisites: The six workshops in the Introduction to the UNIX Shell: A Six Workshop Sequence are prerequisites for the five workshops in this Introduction to Bioinformatics Basics: A Five Workshop Sequence. See details about the entire eleven-workshop series including prerequisite and account requirements on the Bioinformatics@HSL guide

Series: Basic Bioinformatics Tools
Category: Bioinformatics
Sponsor: Health Sciences Library

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Introduction to Conducting a Systematic Review

The Introduction to Conducting a Systematic Review workshop will cover recommended standards, methods, and tools for completing a systematized, scoping, or systematic review at UNC. This workshop is recommended for those who have not yet conducted such a review, but are planning to do so within the next year.

Series: Accelerate Your Research
Category: Literature Searching, Citation Management & Systematic Reviews
Sponsor: Research Hub

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Introduction to Covidence for Systematic Reviews

The Intro to Covidence for Systematic Reviews class will cover an introduction to the online systematic review screening and data extraction tool, Covidence, with a full walk-through of the tool and time for questions. This class is intended for students, faculty, and researchers currently working on a systematic review or planning to begin a systematic review.

Series: Accelerate Your Research
Category: Literature Searching, Citation Management & Systematic Reviews
Sponsor: Health Sciences Library

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Introduction to EndNote

This Introduction to EndNote class will cover the basic features of the EndNote software. We will focus on building a library, importing citations from PubMed, managing citations, and inserting citations into MS Word documents.This class is structured for new to beginning users.

Series: Accelerate Your Research
Category: Literature Searching, Citation Management & Systematic Reviews
Sponsor: Health Sciences Library

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Introduction to PubMed (Online via Zoom)

This interactive class will cover the basics of literature searching utilizing the new PubMed interface. This class is intended for students, faculty, or staff unfamiliar with PubMed’s redesigned interface or those new to literature searching. Participants will learn to navigate the database, conduct basic literature searches, and strategies for improving searches. This class will be highly interactive and participants will have the opportunity to work in small groups and practice with hands-on literature searching. Please plan to use audio and video (if possible) during this session.

If applicable, please bring a draft search strategy for a current or future research project that you would like to refine in this workshop. (If not, we’ll provide a sample topic and search.)

Series: Accelerate Your Research
Category: Literature Searching, Citation Management & Systematic Reviews
Sponsor: Health Sciences Library

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Introduction to Sciwheel

This Introduction to Sciwheel (formerly F1000 Workspace) class covers the basic functions of the Sciwheel software. We will focus on building a library, importing citations from PubMed, managing citations and inserting citations into MS Word documents. This class is structured for new to beginning users.

Series: Accelerate Your Research
Category: Literature Searching, Citation Management & Systematic Reviews
Sponsor: Research Hub

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Introduction to the UNIX Shell: A Six Workshop Sequence

The six Introduction to the UNIX Shell workshops are a chained sequence of six one-hour workshops to introduce participants to the UNIX command line, basic commands, navigating file system, setting up bioinformatics projects, and introductory scripting. Each class will build upon the last and each session is a prerequisite for the next class in the six-workshop UNIX sequence. The six workshops in the UNIX block are in turn prerequisites for the bioinformatics workshops which follow in the series.

See details about the six-workshop UNIX Shell sequence and the larger eleven-workshop series including prerequisite and account requirements on the Bioinformatics@HSL guide

Series: Basic Bioinformatics Tools
Category: Bioinformatics
Sponsor: Health Sciences Library

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Last modified: 10/27/20