Researchers' Workshops
The Outlook is Good: Getting More from your Outlook Experience
14 June 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location 405 Isbister Building
How to use some functions of Outlook that will make your life a little easier, including viewing others' calendars within the organization, and using other features in Outlook that no one told you about

Mendeley It On Me: Reference Management for the Researcher
27 June 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location 405 Isbister Building
Mendeley, Zotero, OneNote, and the rest are out there, but how do you actually use them? This session will provide an overview of all the different options and why you might choose one over the other

Mobile Apps that will Save Your Life
12 July 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location TBA
There are so many mobile apps out there for everything. But if you want to use your phone for more function and less gem-based games, this session will cover mobile apps that can make everything a lot easier

Excelling at Excel: Fun with Spreadsheets
26 July 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location TBA
Excel is the frumpy cousin of the Microsoft Office applications, but can be incredibly useful for many things. Learn how to use spreadsheets more effectively.

Powerpoint to where it Hurts
09 August 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location TBA
Powerpoint is one of those applications everyone thinks they know how to use, but there are life pro-tips that can make it easy, better, and your presentations look every so slightly more presentable. Let's talk about dos and don'ts, and ways to make everything work more for you.

Bird is the Word: Moving Beyond Microsoft Word
16 August 2019 - 2:00 PM - Location TBA
Microsoft Word is great and all, but there's a whole world out there of other applications that can work just as well and do more, or function in ways you might find more useful. This session will demonstrate several word processors and ways they can be used, as well as some functions within Microsoft Word that you may not know about

Workshop Registration

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Registration Types

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Mamawipawin Affiliates and Researchers is for active members of the Mamawipawin researchers group. If you are not a member of this category and register for a workshop in this way, your registration will be cancelled.
U of M Researcher is for all other registrants who wish to take part. These tickets are limited, so register soon.
If you are unsure which category to register in, register as U of M Researcher.