Research Skills Training Series - Fall 2012

These trainings are open to all CPC fellows, trainees, and staff. Send ideas for topics for future semesters to Lori Delaney.

The schedule in PDF format is here. Schedules for previous semesters are here.

Outlook Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, Sept. 18
11am-12pm
Room 405 B/C
Tim Van Acker & Systems staff will share some tips & tricks for using Outlook to manage mail, calendars, contacts and tasks. Time will be provided for those in attendance to share their own tips & tricks, so don’t be shy, come join us for “Outlook Tips & Tricks: Open Mic!”

Encryption 101: Keeping Your Data and Passwords Safe!
Tuesday, Sept. 25
11am-12pm
Room 405 B/C
Tim Van Acker & Systems staff will discuss various encryption options (e.g., PGP Whole Disk Encryption, TrueCrypt, Locknote) for keeping your data and passwords safe.

Storing Your Files in the Cloud
Monday, Oct. 1
11am-12pm
Room 405C
Tim Van Acker and Systems staff will discuss the pros and cons of the various cloud storage options (e.g., SharePoint, ITS NAS, CPC Terminal Servers, DropBox, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, Google Drive), both for you and your collaborators.

SharePoint Member Basics
Tuesday, Oct. 2
1-2pm
Room 405 B/C
Presented by Ed Van Duinen
How to share files, calendar events, tasks and more with your research team in SharePoint.

Using EndNote X1 and X4
Monday, Oct. 8
1-2pm
Room 405C
Presented by Lori Delaney
Learn how to create and manage a bibliographic reference library, import references from various literature databases, and use different output styles in Microsoft Word 2010.

SharePoint Owner Essentials
Tuesday, Oct. 9
11am-12pm
Room 405 B/C
Presented by Ed Van Duinen
If you are the “owner” of a SharePoint site, learn key skills such as how to add & remove members, create new lists & subsites and more.

FHRI Tamed—How to Get the Most out of the CPC Accounting Beast
Tuesday, Oct. 16
11am-12pm
Room 405 B/C
Presented by Tom Heath and Connie Padgett
The focus of the presentation will be on basic accounting reports accessible to PIs, project managers, and administrative staff, followed by a generous question/answer period.

WordPress 308
Tuesday, Oct. 30
11am-12pm
Room 405 B/C
Presented by Tom Swasey
Basic overview of WordPress (Web Content Management Software) on the UNC Commons site. Themes, widgets, plugins, and more.

Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy
Monday, Nov. 5
1-2pm
Room 405 B/C
Presented by Lori Delaney and Deb Ussery
Do you need to comply with the NIH Public Access Policy? Most likely, yes! Learn how to interpret a publisher's policy, your responsibilities with compliance, why it is important to CPC's Proposal unit, and how CPC Library staff can help.

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