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April 2022

In Person: Emotional Support Pet Rocks

April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Who doesn't need emotional support during finals? Learn basic sewing skills like the whip stitch and slip stitch and make a pet rock. No experience needed. All supplies included. Register here!

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ONLINE and IN PERSON: ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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University of Minnesota's chapter of ReproducibiliTea will be meeting via Zoom and in-person this semester. The in-person option is in the new Health Sciences Library. ReproducibiliTea is a journal club that was first launched at Oxford University in 2018 where reproducibility-themed literature is discussed while sipping tea. The ReproducibiliTea journal club model and theme has been adopted by many locations worldwide. This semester we'll be meeting on select Thursdays including April 28, 2022. All the dates and readings are available…

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In Person: VR Studio Open Hours

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until May 13, 2022

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Everyone at the University is welcome to drop by the Virtual Reality Studio on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Appointments are not required. Come and learn about virtual and augmented reality, visit far away places, play games, practice for your anatomy exam or explore your research interests with virtual environments. To see a list of the apps that you can try, visit z.umn.edu/vrlist You can also borrow an Oculus Quest 2 and take one home! These headsets…

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May 2022

In Person: VR Studio Open Hours

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until May 13, 2022

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Everyone at the University is welcome to drop by the Virtual Reality Studio on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Appointments are not required. Come and learn about virtual and augmented reality, visit far away places, play games, practice for your anatomy exam or explore your research interests with virtual environments. To see a list of the apps that you can try, visit z.umn.edu/vrlist You can also borrow an Oculus Quest 2 and take one home! These headsets…

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IN PERSON: Stressbusters Tea & Treats!

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us at the Health Sciences Library service desk on May 4 (Wed) and May 11 (Wed) from 11:00am-2:00pm for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls across from the HSL service desk. The Health Sciences Library will be hosting their annual Stressbusters events over two consecutive weeks: May 2 - 6, 2022 & May 9 - 13, 2022, to help students manage the stress that comes with end-of-semester…

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In Person: VR Studio Open Hours

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until May 13, 2022

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Everyone at the University is welcome to drop by the Virtual Reality Studio on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Appointments are not required. Come and learn about virtual and augmented reality, visit far away places, play games, practice for your anatomy exam or explore your research interests with virtual environments. To see a list of the apps that you can try, visit z.umn.edu/vrlist You can also borrow an Oculus Quest 2 and take one home! These headsets…

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In Person: VR Studio Open Hours

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until May 13, 2022

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Everyone at the University is welcome to drop by the Virtual Reality Studio on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Appointments are not required. Come and learn about virtual and augmented reality, visit far away places, play games, practice for your anatomy exam or explore your research interests with virtual environments. To see a list of the apps that you can try, visit z.umn.edu/vrlist You can also borrow an Oculus Quest 2 and take one home! These headsets…

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IN PERSON: Tea & Treats!

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us at the Health Sciences Library service desk on May 4 (Wed) and May 11 (Wed) from 11:00am-2:00pm for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls across from the HSL service desk. The Health Sciences Library will be hosting their annual Stressbusters events over two consecutive weeks: May 2 - 6, 2022 & May 9 - 11, 2022, to help students manage the stress that comes with end-of-semester…

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ONLINE: Introduction to Tableau

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations. This workshop is intended for beginners (no Tableau experience necessary). Zoom link will be sent out one hour in advance. Register here!

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Tableau

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations. This workshop is intended for beginners (no Tableau experience necessary).  Location: Health Sciences Library Data Visualization Lab (Phillips-Wangensteen Building 5-130) Register here!    

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June 2022

ONLINE: Conducting scoping and systematic reviews

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop will teach you the methodology of systematic and/or scoping reviews, point you toward guides and checklists, and help you think through how to treat a literature review as a research study.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

June 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own collection of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files and more. Zotero can then be used to create in-text citations and bibliographies as you write. We will send a zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

June 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote along 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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July 2022

ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

July 26 @ 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 talk about using EndNote with EndNoteWeb, a free online version. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Learn how to use Zotero to make your own collection of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files, and more. Zotero can also be used to create citations in a large number of citation styles. You can then use them in Google Docs, Microsoft Word and LibreOffice. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered before the session. Register Today

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August 2022

ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

August 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also talk about using EndNote with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register now

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