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September 2019

Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero works with Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Workshop: Think Like a Researcher

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Think Like a Researcher is a workshop designed to help undergraduate students (primarily first or second years) become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities. It is designed to bring students, especially first year and second year students, from across the University and different colleges together to learn. Workshop topics are benefits and challenges of research, finding faculty mentors, a panel of student researchers, examples of student projects and more. Learn…

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Register now

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Workshop: Story Maps 101: Visual Storytelling with Maps

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This two-hour workshop guides participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform. A discussion about best practices in visual storytelling will precede a step-by-step tutorial on creating your own Esri Story Map. This workshop is co-sponsored by DASH. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero works with Google Docs, Micosoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using paper and vinyl. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Register now  

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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

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What is the Makerspace?

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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October 2019

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

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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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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