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June 2020

Virtual book launch — ‘Surgical Renaissance in the Heartland’: A Memoir of the Wangensteen Era

June 10 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Free
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Please join Henry Buchwald on Wednesday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m. CST for the launch of his new book, Surgical Renaissance in the Heartland, moderated by the University of Minnesota Press's regional editor, Erik Anderson, and co-sponsored by the U of M's Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.

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Workshop: Library 101: Using the Libraries website and databases effectively

June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 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? Join us in Zoom and learn tips and tricks for finding high-quality sources efficiently through the U Libraries website (lib.umn.edu). We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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 registered the…

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July 2020

Introduction to Zotero

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet with fellow students in a Zoom meeting and learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and 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 Libre Office.  We will also share tips for planning time for work and research this summer. We will send a Zoom link to students who…

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Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

July 16 @ 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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August 2020

Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 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 registered. Register

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October 2020

Kerlan Awards honoring Jon Scieszka

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Book cover image from The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, written by John Scieszka.

Join us for the 45th Annual Kerlan Award Ceremony, honoring children's book author Jon Scieszka. The event takes place Tuesday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Reservations requested.

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