Published: Sept. 19, 2016

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom. The workshops take place every Wednesday, at 12 p.m., in Math 150, inside the Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Enigneering, Mathematics & Physics.

Upcoming Science Learner's Lunch Workshops

Sept. 21: Basic Zotero. Zotero makes managing your research easy by helping you cite sources and track your citations. In this workshop, you’ll install Zotero, learn to add materials, like journal articles and books, and generate bibliographies.

Sept. 28: Advanced Zotero. Zotero can do much more that creating bibliographies and citations. In this advanced Zotero, you’ll learn to back-up PDFs, extract annotations using ZotFile, and other tricks that will make Zotero indispensable to your literature research.

Oct. 5: Implicit Bias at Benson 380. The Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics is partnering with the BOLD Center and NCWIT to provide a workshop on practical ways you can contribute to a more inclusive college and combat implicit bias and inequality on campus. This workshop is taking place at Benson 380.

Oct. 12: Introduction to ArcGIS. Learn to use ArcGIS Online to map your data quickly and easily. This workshop will cover setting up an account through creating data maps. Please RSVP to Phil White ( within three days of the workshop so your free CU Boulder ArcGIS account can be created.

Oct. 19: Building Your Professional Identity. Building and managing your scholarly and professional profile takes time. In this workshop, we’ll help you choose the best time-saving tools for your personal needs. You’ll be able to build your reputation and share your research with ease.

Oct. 26: SciFinder for Chemical Engineers. Make the most of SciFinder’s unique features to quickly and powerfully search for chemical data and literature. Sign up for a SciFinder account before this workshop for best results. Sign up for SciFinder

Nov. 2: Demystifying Patent Searches. Patents are on the cutting edge of technology and have information that isn't available in published journal literature. Learn how to search for patents and find out which ones are useful for entrepreneurial engineers.

Nov. 9: Data Visualization Tools. Use data visualization tools to create new and unique ways to present your data. In this session we'll focus on Gephi and Tableau Online. Please have Gephi (it's free!) installed on your computer for best results.

Nov. 16: Productivity Tools. Be a more productive student! Impress your professors and your peers! In this workshop you will get hands-on experience using productivity tools that will keep you organized and on top of your work.

Nov. 30: QGIS: an Open Source GIS Platform. Map your data with the easy, platform spanning, and extensive functionality of QGIS. In this workshop we will introduce the QGIS interface and guide you through common GIS procedures. Please have QGIS (it's free!) installed on your computer for best results. Contact Phil White, if you need assistance installing the software.

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