Workshops and Instruction

Access Digital Scholarship Lab workshops from a distance! Digital Scholarship Lab tutorials are available online. Please fill out this form to be granted access to our collection of instructional materials and workshops.

These materials are self-guided, and everything you will need to complete them is provided within the module, including help from the DS Lab staff.

Digital Scholarship instruction is offered in three ways: scheduled open workshops, in-class instruction, and a la carte.

A la Carte Workshops

Offered at beginner to low-intermediate levels, these are available as one-one-one sessions or group workshops. Many have been converted to asynchronous online workshops. For questions or more information, contact the Digital Scholarship Lab at


Data Management Basics

Learn about the basics of data management plans, repositories, supporting documentation, and funder mandates. Instructors: Katie Blank


Data Visualization for Beginners

Get started with data visualization, including an overview of data cleaning best practices as well as platforms and programs for creating beautiful visualizations.


Introduction to Tableau

Get hands-on experience with Tableau in this introductory workshop. You'll learn about key Tableau functions, including: How to connect to data sources. How to create visuals and assemble them into a dashboard.

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Tableau 2

In this intermediate Tableau workshop, you'll drill into some of the more advanced features of the tool.

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Intro to Python

Python is a high-level programming language that's easier for beginners and versatile for all sorts of projects. This Python primer is for beginners and will offer you resources for continued learning. Instructor: Elizabeth Wawrzyniak

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Getting Started with Knight Lab Tools

Spend an hour learning about Knight Lab's versatile tools, Timeline JS, a tool used to present a visually enhanced timeline and Storymap JS, a web-based interactive story map creator.

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A hands-on guide to creating your own podcast! Get the tools, tips and tricks for creating and editing audio.

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3D Printing/Modeling

3D printing has come to the libraries! Learn what you need to know to utilize our 3D print service.


Getting Started with Refworks Citation and Management Software

Make your research life easier with citation management software! Learn how to use Refworks, a premium citation management tool that helps you store, organize, and manage your research.


LaTeX: An Introduction

Get started with LaTeX, a simple but powerful markup language used to draft and design scientific and technical publications. Instructor: Elisa Coghlan


Designing and Printing Posters

Are you presenting in a research fair? Join us for a how-to session that will help you create a more effective poster. We will cover format, design, software, and printing.