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 Staffed Hours: Fall 2023
     Mondays:     12pm - 5pm
   Tuesdays:    12pm - 5pm
   Wednesdays:  12pm - 5pm
   Thursdays:   12pm - 5pm
   Fridays:     12pm - 5pm

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This workshop is designed to help researchers manage their digital research files. Topics include best practices in file naming and selection of file types, performing bulk transformations of files such as renaming, consolidating image files, and setting up a good working cloud environment.
Software: Zotero, Open Science Framework, Bash
Duration: 60 min

Room description:

Some tutorials are held remotely and require NYU sign on to access, while others are held in person, without a remote component. Please note the correct modality and location of the tutorial when registering



Skills Taught / Learning Outcomes:
  • Setting up personal storage environment with backups
  • Installing a cloud storage desktop client
  • Using project management systems
  • File naming, bulk renaming, and description
Class Materials:


Related Classes:

Research Management Using Open Science Framework

Additional Training Materials:

Syncing Zotero files locally and in the cloud [video]

NYU Libraries guide

Sourcecaster - find useful command line tricks


Upcoming sessions for this tutorial