The Savvy Researcher workshop series offers hands-on sessions during the fall and spring semesters. During the breaks, please refer to our corresponding Savvy Researcher LibGuides for asynchronous assistance. Alternatively, you may fill out a consultation request or visit the Scholarly Commons during our open hours.
NEW - Submit a request for a Savvy Researcher title to be taught at your upcoming research group or faculty meeting. Please fill out a request form: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/6094473.
(Note: Not all workshops are available for instruction and sessions are limited to five participants or more.)
You spend hours collecting data. How do you manage the data and extract information to answer your questions? This workshop will cover some of the basic principles of database design. Whether you are using a spreadsheet or a more complex system, understanding what data to collect and how to store it can streamline the research process. Participants will learn how to plan for efficient and effective data organization with skills that are applicable to databases such as Access and Oracle.
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