Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel Workshop
In this one hour workshop, we'll be introducing intermediate and advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2013, including useful keyboard shortcuts and formulas. WeÂll also do a quick demo of pivot tables, and talk about why you might want to use them. We'll have data for you to practice with in this hands-on session, but bring your own data and questions to try to stump the teachers as well!
Introduction to Bloomberg
What do at least 250,000 investment professionals around the world have in common with each other? Bloomberg, the investment tool for finance professionals. The instructor will demonstrate the basics of Bloomberg navigation and research, as well as discuss how to gain a competitive advantage by completing the Bloomberg Essentials training program. Please plan to attend on time.
Microsoft Excel 2013: Formulas and Functions
Much of Microsoft ExcelÂs data-crunching power lies in Excel functions and Excel formulas, which allow all sorts of data analysis, from simple sums to lookup tables and everything in between. In this one hour workshop, weÂll talk about some of our favorites, and then have hands-on practice building formulas and using Excel functions. We will also have time for you to bring your data and questions for personalized help.
Microsoft Excel 2013: Pivot Tables
Sometimes it is difficult to analyze all of the information in your Microsoft Excel worksheet. PivotTables can help make your worksheets more manageable by summarizing data and allowing you to manipulate it in different ways. In this one hour workshop, weÂll have hands-on practice using a pivot table to manipulate and summarize a dataset so that youÂll leave with a greater understanding of how and when to use this handy tool with your data.
Poster Making and Printing
Learn best practices and useful resources for research poster design in this short interactive workshop! We will judge some existing posters, review basic design principles, and cover the resources for poster printing at Mann Library.
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This is a list of the typical workshops that are offered at the Mann Library. If you do not see the workshop in the current list expect these workshops to be offered in the following semester. Check back at the beginning of the semester to reserve your spot.
- Citation Management- When it comes to software to manage your citations, There are quite a few programs out there. We offer workshops every semester on four of them: RefWorks, Endnote, Zotero, and Mendeley. Each citation management workshop is designed to demonstrate how to use the program, help you troubleshoot any issues you might be experiencing and get lots of hands-on practice.
- Bloomberg- What do at least 250,000 investment professionals around the world have in common? Understanding of the complex and sophisticated research finance tool known as Bloomberg. Give yourself a competitive advantage by learning the basics of how to navigate Bloomberg quickly and efficiently. Also, learn how you can give yourself an edge in your job search by completing the Bloomberg Essentials Training Program.
- Capital IQ- a powerful company data and finance research tool. From private company information, to mergers and acquisitions, it provides a tremendous amount of information with limited availability elsewhere. This workshop will introduce you to navigation and customization of the vast amounts of data and other information that can be found in Cap IQ.
- PubMed- A powerful research tool for researchers in the sciences. These workshops are designed to show you how to use PubMed, conduct basic and advanced searches, and discover how to use PubMed to store your searches. Although it is simple to use to the basic researcher, there are some advanced functions that require a bit of training. Attend these workshops to find out what you are missing.
- Data Management- The National Science Foundation (NSF) requires a data management plan with all grant applications, and growing numbers of funders and publishers have data sharing requirements. Data management is equally important for the individual researcher trying to document, organize and evaluate empirical information. This series of workshops cosponsored by Cornell’s Research Data Management Service Group include an introduction to data management plans, metadata to document data, and best practices for sharing and archiving research data. Consultations are also available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
- GIS- Geographic Information System allows you to visualize and interpret data visually. Each workshop demonstrates how to use a different program for GIS: Manifold GIS, or ArcGIS. By attending these workshops you can learn the basics of the GIS program, how to import data, and perform basic spatial analysis.
- Poster making and printing-Poster making and printing-Anyone can make a poster, but how do you make it an effective presentation tool and how do you print at Mann? Attend this workshop to learn more about the basic design process of effective poster making: layout, graphics, text, and more. Additional information is provided about Mann poster printing services via the Stone Computing Center.