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April 2021

Advanced Data Visualization with Excel

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

By tweaking defaults and combining multiple charts, you can use Excel to create advanced visualizations that help you tell deeper or more meaningful stories. This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to these techniques and share tips on how to streamline and improve your visualization process. Previous experience with Excel and creating charts in Excel (such as “Creating Compelling Data Visualizations with Excel”) is recommended. This workshop will be held via Zoom. Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Design and Print a 3D Model

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn tips and techniques for designing objects to 3D print using a starter program called Tinkercad.

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#StudyStrong: End of Semester Study Tips and Tricks

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This has been a rough semester. Do you need some new study tips and tricks to help finish the semester strong? In this online workshop, reflect on your semester so far and make a study plan for the rest of the semester whether you have papers, finals or other types of assignments. Learn new time management techniques and how to study most effectively using proven brain-based methods. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Toaster Tip Tuesdays: Media Services – Equipment, Software, Support, oh my!

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will introduce you to the newly available media services resources in the Toaster. Learn about the available equipment and editing software, how to get 1-on-1 support, and leave ready to launch into your next video or podcast production! 

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Advanced Data Visualization with Excel

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

By tweaking defaults and combining multiple charts, you can use Excel to create advanced visualizations that help you tell deeper or more meaningful stories. This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to these techniques and share tips on how to streamline and improve your visualization process. Previous experience with Excel and creating charts in Excel (such as “Creating Compelling Data Visualizations with Excel”) is recommended. This workshop will be held via Zoom. Register

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#StudyStrong: End of Semester Study Tips and Tricks

April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Make a study plan for the rest of the semester and learn time management techniques.

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

Find out more »

Design and Print a 3D Model Using Fusion 360

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get started using the 3D design program Fusion 360. This class will cover the basics so you can navigate the interface and generate solid objects.

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Bullet Journaling for Finals

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Finish the semester out right! Learn how to use a bullet journal to increase your motivation, stay organized, set daily goals, and reflect on challenges and accomplishments. Have a notebook/journal and some writing utensils ready, as we'll be starting our journals during the workshop! Register

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

April 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

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#ICanHazPDF: Tips and Tricks for accessing materials after you graduate

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you graduating soon? As you transition from UMN, your access to library resources will change. This workshop will review library privileges for alumni and introduce you to research sources available in your next chapter. Register

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Rock that interview: Using specialized business research tools to prepare

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know the U Libraries has specialized research tools that can help you get insider information on the companies or jobs you are interested in? This workshop will give you tips to find information on companies, employers, industries and salary ranges. You can use all of this to prepare for your interviews and job search. We will send the zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Bullet Journaling for Finals

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Finish the semester out right! Learn how to use a bullet journal to increase your motivation, stay organized, set daily goals, and reflect on challenges and accomplishments. Have a notebook/journal and some writing utensils ready, as we'll be starting our journals during the workshop! Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

Find out more »

May 2021

Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tomato shaped analog timer

Gather with other students and staff to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means studying for finals, working on your dissertation, finishing a problem set, or grading exams. Power through with others for accountability, and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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