Libraries Workshops in Canvas

UW Libraries' Online Workshop Series offers multiple opportunities for students to learn new techniques for academic success without ever having to come onto campus. Workshops are free, non-graded, librarian supported, and based on practical activities.


Upcoming opportunities are listed below:


Digital Storytelling Fellows

Asynchronous online workshop

This intensive three-week workshop will guide you through the development of your own digital story: how you came to your research, what motivated you to become a researcher, and where your research is taking you. Please note that a brief application required as space is limited.

Dates: August 2-23, 2017

Registration is currently closed.


Data Management Planning Workshop

Asynchronous online workshop

This module-based workshop consists of activities and peer discussion forums that will provide tips on how to construct an effective data management plan for your data and research needs. By asking students to share experiences with one another, this workshop provides the space and opportunity to reflect on your skills and to see how various techniques and tools can be employed to help you build your data management plan and most effectively share and preserve your data.

Dates: August 14-17, 2017

Register here through August 11 (space limited)


Graduate Student Research Institute

Asynchronous online workshop

This free and asynchronous online workshop offered by the UW Libraries can help you to build skills and community, reflect on your process, and increase your confidence in gathering information through a wide range of resources, including scholarly databases, Google Scholar, journal notifications, and citation managers. You will connect with other new and continuing graduate students who are conducting research, meet librarians in your subject area, and gain tools for success in communicating with faculty mentors, utilizing campus resources, and managing your research.

Dates: August 21-25, 2017 (Session #1); September 11-15, 2017 (Session #2)

Register here through August 14