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June 2021

Introduction to Mendeley

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join your fellow classmates on Zoom to learn how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs and add citations to documents in a variety of styles.  Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register now

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register now

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Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Meet with fellow students online and learn why you should use a citation tool to organize your PDFs. These tools create in-text citations and bibliographies while you write in MS Word or Google Docs. This workshop will talk about how to use these tools and the pros and cons of each, including Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. We will also share tips for planning time for work and research this summer. We will send a Zoom link to students who are…

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Introduction to Zotero

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, and other files. Zotero can then be used to create citations in a large number of citation styles which can be added to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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July 2021

Try Pomodoro technique for effective research and writing

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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Library 101: Using the Libraries website and databases effectively

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Working on research this summer? Want to get more familiar with the library website? Want to be more efficient and effective in your online searching? Learn tips and tricks for finding high-quality sources efficiently through the library website (lib.umn.edu). We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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