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September 2019

Bullet Journal Meet-Up

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us in the Breakerspace for a meet-up to start a bullet journal, or continue working on your in-progress bullet journal. Theme ideas will be available, and basic supplies will be on hand. Bring your own journal, or make a mini-journal using materials in the space. Drop in anytime. Note: This is the bullet journal meet-up originally scheduled for September 12th. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero works with Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Avocarve: Avocado Seed Carving

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn to carve avocado seeds into delightful pieces of art! All supplies, including an avocado seed, will be provided. Feel free to bring clean avocado seeds if you have them! Register now

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Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. Register now

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Workshop: Mapping 101: Introduction to Spatial Analysis using ArcGIS Online

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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$10.00

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on activities, participants will learn the fundamentals of designing and sharing online maps. Topics covered include preparing data for use, online data sources, map design, and spatial analysis. If you are new to GIS, this is the workshop for you. Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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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. Register now

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Breaking Thread

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us in the Breakerspace for drop-in knitting, crochet, and cross stitch time. Experienced crafters will be on hand to teach you the basics, or you're welcome to bring your own projects to work on. Supplies will be provided. All are welcome! Register now

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Back to School Planning Party

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Now that fall is underway, plan the rest of your semester and get organized. Fill out a semester calendar, learn about peer tutoring, explore tools to be more productive and connect with other students (maybe even make a study group). We will provide semester calendars, colorful pens, post-its, and free study snacks and treats!   Optional: Bring your laptop/devices to look up assignments, etc. Optional: Bring a friend! Sponsored by: Student Academic Success Services and the University Libraries Register now

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Workshop: Story Maps 101: Visual Storytelling with Maps

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This two-hour workshop guides participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform. A discussion about best practices in visual storytelling will precede a step-by-step tutorial on creating your own Esri Story Map. This workshop is co-sponsored by DASH. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

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