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Crafting Visual Abstracts

  • December 07, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom



In this webinar, we will begin by covering the history of abstracts and data visualizations, leading into the modern context of visual abstracts and why you or your patrons would want to create one. We will also discuss how to incorporate user centered design and an accessibility mindset into your abstracts. Finally, we will go over a step by step guide to creating visual abstracts and software tools you may want to utilize.


Lena Bohman is Data Management and Research Impact Librarian at Zucker School of Medicine. She received her BA from Brown University and MSLIS from University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Her specialties in librarianship are data and digital humanities, and she has previously worked on a variety of public scholarship projects. She has a 10-pound terrier with a spunky personality named Kenzi.

Regina Vitiello is a Librarian for North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. She received a BS in from the University of Vermont and her MLS from Queens College. She is passionate about science literacy and making research approachable.


Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone,

Professional Development Hours: 1 (.1 CEUs)

Program Recording: Yes


1. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please contact Eliscia Cirrone, to check your registration.  

2.  If you have any questions regarding this program or registration and program access, please contact Eliscia Cirrone,

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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