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January 2021

Bullet Journaling for Motivation

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Start the new year and new 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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Design for 3D Printing

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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

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Bullet Journaling for Motivation

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Start the new year and new 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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February 2021

Workshop: Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Learn why you should use a citation tool to organize your PDFs. These tools create in-text citations and bibliographies while you write in a word processor. This workshop will talk about how to use these tools and the pros and cons of Mendeley, EndNote, and Zotero. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered the week of the workshop. Register now

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3D Design with Fusion 360

February 1 @ 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. Install Fusion 360 ahead of time.

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Increase your reading efficiency

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Reading ramping up this semester? Having trouble staying focused? Let's talk about strategies to read more efficiently -- we'll cover reading strategies in the sciences and humanities. Register

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Handmade Valentines

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Hoping to send something special through snail mail this year? Want to gift a loving card to your significant other? Look no further! Supplies will be provided if needed via contactless pickup in the Toaster at Walter Library (register for an email with details!) Otherwise, gather your own paper and markers and get ready to create some valentines with peers! Register

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Creating Posters in PowerPoint

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Free

Getting ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer. Register now

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Workshop: Expanding your reach: How to give your best presentation

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Do you want to improve your skills in giving presentations? In this workshop you will learn best practices for presenting, such as telling your story with the ABT template, how to use design elements, and image use. Register now

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Calligraphy and Creative Lettering

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Learn how to make decorative calligraphy and hand lettering through this virtual workshop! Register now to reserve your spot and be on the email list to learn about supply pickup if you are in need of markers (coming January 2021). All skill levels are welcome. Have some writing utensils and paper and be ready to learn! Register

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Data visualizations: Design principles and targeted messaging workshop

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

This Zoom workshop will introduce universal design strategies such as color, font, proximity, and shape that can be applied to traditional research visualizations such as tables and charts. It will also teach you how to create targeted messages for specific audiences through telling the story of your data. These learning objectives are grounded in ethical and accessibility principles. This workshop is intended for beginners – please be prepared with paper & pens/markers for a small activity at home. You will…

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Get to Know Linux

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

Learn about using Linux and command line basics.

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Increase your reading efficiency

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Reading ramping up this semester? Having trouble staying focused? Let's talk about strategies to read more efficiently -- we'll cover reading strategies in the sciences and humanities. Register

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Starting your paper: Choosing a topic and starting your search (online workshop)

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Do you need to find a topic for a research paper or project? Or do you have a topic but you need to start finding sources? Join us for a virtual topic brainstorming session and work time with a librarian. We promise you will leave with a topic and at least one source that will make your instructor leap with joy. A Zoom invite will be emailed to you prior to the event. Register

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Introduction to Tableau

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics will be presented via lecture and demonstration (no need to download the tool beforehand) and include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations. This workshop is intended for beginners (no Tableau experience necessary). You will be emailed a Zoom link an hour before the workshop. Register

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Starting your paper: Choosing a topic and starting your search (online workshop)

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Do you need to find a topic for a research paper or project? Or do you have a topic but you need to start finding sources? Join us for a virtual topic brainstorming session and work time with a librarian. We promise you will leave with a topic and at least one source that will make your instructor leap with joy. A Zoom invite will be emailed to you prior to the event. Register

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