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August 2022

Commonwealth Terrace Cooperative 2022 Art Contest

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Magrath Library, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Magrath Library main floor with inviting furniture, whiteboard decorated for the summer, andwall of framed winning photos

Join us on Aug. 16, 3-5 p.m. at Magrath Library to celebrate the first art contest at Commonwealth Terrace Cooperative (CTC), the student housing cooperative on the St. Paul campus. View all the photographs submitted by neighbors at CTC, and celebrate the two community-elected winners, Noha Besheer ("Sunset") and Raymond Co ("CTC = Center of the Terrific Cosmos)!

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ONLINE : Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote 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

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet with fellow students in Zoom to 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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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video, audio files, and more. 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 LibreOffice. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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ONLINE – Data Management Topics and Tools: An introduction to data management

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a workshop introducing topics and tools to help you manage your research data. This workshop will kick off our series of data management workshops over the fall semester. This introductory workshop will build upon topics covered in the asynchronous Canvas course, present issues specific to data management for STEM and liberal arts researchers, and give a preview of tools for managing a variety of data across your entire research project. This workshop will be online via Zoom.…

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September 2022

ONLINE: Start strong: Early semester planning

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Learn new strategies, tools and hacks that can help you for fall semester. We will talk about semester planning, Canvas course tips, and go on virtual visits to the UMN Libraries and Success.umn.edu (peer tutoring centers). Get ideas for keeping up the motivation and staying on track in your courses. Zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register now!    

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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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ONLINE: Tips for Taking Notes (IRL and in Zoom lectures)

September 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Watching and listening to lectures is an important part of college. Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of them whether they are IRL (in real life) or online. Become more efficient with your class time and learn how to organize materials to help prepare with quizzes and tests. We will send a Zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files and more. Then create citations in a large number of styles and add them to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered the week of the workshop. Register

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ONLINE: Start strong: Early semester planning

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn new strategies, tools and hacks that can help you for fall. We will talk about semester planning, Canvas course tips, and go on virtual visits to the UMN Libraries and Success.umn.edu (peer tutoring centers). Get ideas for keeping up the motivation and staying on track in your courses. Zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register

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ONLINE: Virtual Study Hour — Try the Pomodoro technique

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 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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ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. We will also share some money-saving tips! A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop.…

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ONLINE: Tips for Taking Notes (IRL and Zoom Lectures)

September 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Watching and listening to lectures is an important part of college. Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of them whether they are IRL (in real life) or online. Become more efficient with your class time and learn how to organize materials to help prepare with quizzes and tests. We will send a Zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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October 2022

ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop. Register now.

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