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October 2021

ONLINE: Midterm Madness Pomodoro Sessions

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

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Programming & Pizza

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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Tool Time: Review with Rayyan!

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Are you working on a literature review? Rayyan is a tool that makes screening large sets of search results easier. Learn how to export your search results into Rayyan and use it to include or exclude results, use tags and categories for easy reporting, and leverage the artificial intelligence features to streamline your process. Rayyan can be used by yourself, or for open or blinded collaboration. All levels and disciplines welcome. Register now  

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku)

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Come slow down, de-stress from your daily routine, and deepen your connection to nature. It is different than other nature experiences such as hiking or birding; in forest bathing, we will be slowing down with intentionality and engaging all of our senses through some activities. Give your mind and body some time to rest, wander and wonder in nature. Join Kristen Mastel, Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Outreach Librarian, to discover “Forest Bathing”  (The…

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ONLINE: Know Your Rights When Writing

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Authors may encounter copyright questions as they develop their research, at the point of submission for publishing, or sometimes even later. Choices authors make in these situations can have implications that resonate in research impact and even the ability to reuse ones own work later on. Develop a better understanding of your rights and options as an author, to make sure you can reach your research goals. This workshop will be online via Zoom. You will receive a link to…

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku)

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Natural Resources Library, 1980 Folwell Ave.
Falcon Heights, MN 55108 United States
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Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Come slow down, de-stress from your daily routine, and deepen your connection to nature. It is different than other nature experiences such as hiking or birding; in forest bathing, we will be slowing down with intentionality and engaging all of our senses through some activities. Give your mind and body some time to rest, wander and wonder in nature. Join Kristen Mastel, Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Outreach Librarian, to discover “Forest Bathing” (The…

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IN PERSON: Cricut Sticker Making

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Learn the basics of stickers using the Cricut Maker! No experience necessary. All supplies provided!

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ONLINE: Finding Grant Funding for New Researchers

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Find more about how to find funding opportunities available to researchers and graduate students. Learn how to use Pivot (from Community of Science) and the Foundation Directory. Register

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ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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ReproducibiliTea is a bi-weekly journal club that reads and discusses a pertinent article on research reproducibility.

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ONLINE: Voting, candidates, and doing your research: Learn to navigate your city election in November

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Your vote counts, especially at the local level, and we want to help you navigate the ins and outs of the city elections in Minneapolis and Saint Paul in November! Come to this workshop to learn about navigating the process of voting, how to view your sample ballot, resources for researching candidates and specific ballot questions, and how you can be more involved with elections in your community. First-time voters, new-to-the-area voters, and seasoned voters all welcome! Register now

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Finding a home for your manuscript Part 1: Open access and tools for finding journals

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Working on a health sciences research article? Have questions about publishing, open access, impact metrics? Join us for a two-part series on publishing. Part 1 is an interactive workshop that will address frequently asked questions about disseminating health sciences scholarship in peer-reviewed journals. We will begin with the basics of finding journals to target, and then discuss open access publishing models

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Online: Introduction to Discord (The Toaster)

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us on Zoom on Monday, October 25th for a quick introduction to Discord. Gain insight into how to use and navigate this online platform. Register below, recieve the zoom link, and you will be discording (is that a thing?) in no time! Date: Monday, October 25, 2021 Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm Location: Campus: Walter Library Registration is required. There are 30 seats available.

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IN PERSON: 3D Printing for Beginners

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Get started 3D printing! No experience needed.

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Finding a home for your manuscript Part 2: Impact Factor and other metrics

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Working on a health sciences research article? Have questions about publishing, open access, impact metrics? Join us for a two-part series on publishing. In Part 2, we will cover the basics of Impact Factor and discuss modern publication metrics that go well beyond Impact Factor.

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IN PERSON: Starting a research paper

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Get work done on final a paper or project in a helpful and supportive environment. About fifteen minutes of this in person workshop will be devoted to sharing some tips and tricks for writing papers, scripts for presentations, and finding sources. The rest of the time will be devoted to actually getting work done with others who also need to get work done. Together we can help each other to beat the paper panic! Workshop will be held in the…

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IN PERSON: 3D Printing for Beginners

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Get started 3D printing! No experience needed.

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