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February 2021

Tools and tips to avoid plagiarism

February 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Plagiarism and academic dishonesty can lead to severe consequences. This online workshop will help you understand what plagiarism in writing is and some of the most common mistakes that students make. Learn strategies and tools to cite sources, avoid plagiarism and about other resources to get additional support. We will send a zoom link to those who register. Register

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Fire+Flood film discussion

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Resilient Communities. Libraries Respond to Climate Change. American Library Association.

Join us online for a panel discussion with Dr. Marla Perez-Lugo and Cecilio Ortiz Garcia of University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. This free online event is open to all. Please register to receive the Zoom event link. Registrants will also receive a link to view the film “Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change” in advance of the event, which takes place Thursday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Central Standard Time.

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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March 2021

Design for 3D Printing

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn tips and techniques for designing objects to 3D print using a starter program called Tinkercad.

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote)

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Free

Learn why you should use a citation tool to organize your PDFs, and create in-text citations and bibliographies while you write. This workshop will talk about how to use these tools and the pros and cons of Mendeley, EndNote, and Zotero. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered the week of the workshop. Register

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John Berryman’s Selected Letters

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free
Book cover image, “The Selected Letter of John Berryman”

Please join the University of Minnesota Libraries for an international virtual book launch for “The Selected Letters of John Berryman,” edited by Philip Coleman and Calista McRae. Bringing together scholars and poets from both sides of the Atlantic, the launch will explore how the letters shed light on Berryman’s life and work. This online event takes place Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 3 p.m. CST.

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First Fridays Online — March

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
A collage of past exhibit posters with a computer in the foreground

Exhibits allow the University of Minnesota Libraries to share their collections and engage communities. Darren Terpstra, exhibit lead for Archives and Special Collections, and Lois Hendrickson, Curator at the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine will share ideas on how to mount a successful exhibition, with particular emphasis on the opportunities of meeting the challenges of online/distance delivery. March 5, noon-1 p.m. CST, online.

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Avoiding plagiarism

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Plagiarism and academic dishonesty can lead to severe consequences. This workshop will help you understand what plagiarism in writing is and some of the most common mistakes that students make. Through interactive activities, you will learn strategies to avoid plagiarism and other resources to get additional support. Register

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Pomodoro for Productivity

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Keep up the motivation and meet with fellow students to learn how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy. Have some work ready (e.g. homework, problem sets, reading, research, writing, studying for finals, etc.) and use focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Calligraphy and Creative Lettering

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Learn how to make decorative calligraphy and hand lettering through this virtual workshop! Register now to reserve your spot and be on the email list to learn about supply pickup if you are in need of markers (coming February 2021). All skill levels are welcome. Have some writing utensils and paper and be ready to learn! Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Virtual study time: Try the Pomodoro technique

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

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Software Carpentry Workshop: Programming with R

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

The best way to learn how to program is to do something useful, so this three-day introduction to R is built around a common scientific task: data analysis. Our real goal isn’t to teach you R, but to teach you the basic concepts that all programming depends on. Learn how to read data into R, assign variables, use data frames, plot data, make functions, and more. Workshops dates are: Monday, March 15; 9:30am – 12:00pm Wednesday, March 17; 9:30am –…

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Programming & Pizza

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event, 309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create a map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t know and need a helping hand. Join experienced staff from Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, Research Computing, and CSE-IT at our monthly Programming & Pizza, now held virtually, so it’s…

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3D Design with Fusion 360

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get started using the 3D design program Fusion 360. This class will cover the basics so you can navigate the interface and generate solid objects. Install Fusion 360 ahead of time:

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