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September 2022

ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 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

September 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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 send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register now

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Mend-Day Wednesday

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register today!

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ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. We will also share some money-saving tips! A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop.…

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October 2022

ONLINE – Storage, Back-up, and Versioning, Oh my!

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A magnifying glass is shown magnifying the word 'data' and a series of ones and zeroes

Going beyond the best practices of "3-2-1", this session will demonstrate real workflows and tools for backing up and versioning your research data.

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Mend-Day Wednesday

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

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Podcasting 101 (In-person)

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Toaster (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Blue Snowflake USB microphone.

If you've ever wanted to learn about audio recording or podcasts, this is the workshop for you!

Come learn about the different types of audio equipment you can use to record (including ones for free checkout at the UMN libraries!) as well as methods for planning, preparing for, and editing your recordings. Staff will be on hand to answer questions, do small demos, and provide you with resources to use as you embark on your audio adventure.

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Podcasting 101 (Online)

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blue Snowflake USB microphone.

If you've ever wanted to learn about audio recording or podcasts, this is the workshop for you!

Come learn about the different types of audio equipment you can use to record (including ones for free checkout at the UMN libraries!) as well as methods for planning, preparing for, and editing your recordings. Staff will be on hand to answer questions, do small demos, and provide you with resources to use as you embark on your audio adventure.

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ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop. Register now.

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ONLINE: Increase your reading efficiency

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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Mend-Day Wednesday

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

Find out more »

ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register today!

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Mend-Day Wednesday

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

Find out more »

ONLINE: Increase your reading efficiency

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

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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ONLINE – Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation with R Markdown, GitHub, and Friends

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A magnifying glass is shown magnifying the word 'data' and a series of ones and zeroes

he R ecosystem can be used for more than statistical analysis!  This session will demonstrate how to use RStudio, R Markdown documents, and git/GitHub version control to write your thesis or dissertation in a fully reproducible and transparent way.

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