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January 2019

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

January 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 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.

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#1Lib1Ref Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free
Curator Kate Dietrick edits wikipedia articles at the U of M Libraries 2018 #1Lib1Ref event.

As part of this year’s #1Lib1Ref campaign, we invite our library colleagues both on and off campus to join us January 31 in an effort to improve Wikipedia. Share your knowledge Add references to existing pages Build new entries, or Locate open access versions of sources. Our working theme will be topics and entries related to underrepresented groups, as those have the greatest need, but you are welcome to work on anything you’d like. Event leaders will be there to…

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Friends Forum: A Feast of Words

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Club, 403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
$15 – $29

Cancer touches everyone, everywhere. The Cancer Statistics Center projects that Minnesota will see 31,270 new cases in 2018. Professor David Odde, from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, discusses a promising, cancer-fighting model based on his research. The model uses a patient’s own biopsies to chart an intervention path through the cancer’s infrastructure. Beating Cancer at Its Own Game Who: Professor David Odde Where: Coffman Memorial Union, Campus Club, West Wing When: January, 31, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Reservations…

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February 2019

SOLD OUT! Friends Forum: Members Appreciation Event

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weisman Art Museum, 333 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free
Steve Sack

'I read the paper, I crack a joke, and I draw a picture.' St. Paul native and University of Minnesota alumnus Steve Sack kept it simple when he won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. Minnesotans are fortunate to follow his view of the world each day in the Star Tribune newspaper as he skewers presidents from Reagan to Trump and tackles international and local issues.

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‘Jim Crow of the North’ film screening

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Attend a FREE advance screening February 18 of Jim Crow of the North, a Twin Cities Public Television documentary film that is based on the work of the Mapping Prejudice Project at the University of Minnesota.

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The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. The event includes a discussion between author Leonard S. Marcus and Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of the University's Children's Literature Research Collections, followed by a book signing.

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March 2019

The ABC of It Open House

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This open house will allow children and families ample opportunity to tour the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.

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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for writers

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by writers Joyce Sidman, John Coy, and Brenda Child. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts…

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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for artists

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by artists Lauren Stringer and Betsy Bowen. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts to the…

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The ABC of It: The Making of the Exhibit

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. through a panel discussion on the making of the exhibit, featuring Rebecca Brown and Darren Terpstra. Moderated by Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th…

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April 2019

Friends Forum: Pankake Poetry Series

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Jim Moore

Writing a Life: The Poetry of Jim Moore. Teaching poetry while in prison, being present at an airport bomb explosion, and traveling internationally have shaped Jim Moore as a writer and pivotal figure on Minnesota’s poetry scene for more than four decades.

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May 2019

Libraries sponsored Software Carpentry workshops

May 16 - May 17
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
Free

About Software Carpentry Software Carpentry workshops are hands-on, two-day events that cover the core computational research skills needed to be productive as an individual scientist or in small research teams.  No previous experience is needed and each workshop is taught by experienced researchers who use these tools in their own work. Participants will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, will be introduced to a structured programming language like Python or R, and will gain experience using Git and Github for version control.…

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