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Tech Workshop Week

There are countless tools online that exist to make your writing process more efficient and to make your writing more professional. Tools that will make equations appear more proper, make your resumé more concise and appealing, and help you share and cite scientific journals with relative ease.

UVA’s undergraduate research network will be hosting several workshops over the course of the month to help you understand how those tools can be used to make your writing all the better!

Zotero: The workshop will be hands-on, so please bring a laptop with you. If you’re brand new to Zotero, or if you’ve installed it in the past but haven’t used it in a while, please take a few moments to (re-)install the software prior to the start of the workshop.  Please note that you will need to install both Zotero 5.0 and the Zotero Connector. The download page is https://www.zotero.org/download/, and you can find brief installation instructions here: https://www.zotero.org/support/installation. If you have any problems with installation, please contact Christine Ruotolo (ruotolo@virginia.edu or 982-2652).

Overleaf: create a range of documents from blog posts, journal articles, posters, slide decks, books, essays and so on