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August 2021

ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

August 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files and more. Then create citations in a large number of styles and add them to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered the week of the workshop. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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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ONLINE: Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

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ONLINE: Introduction to UMN Libraries website and search tools for new graduate students

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Meet online with fellow graduate students and get an overview of the Library website (lib.umn.edu) and online search features. Find out about getting to online full text and tools to be more productive for any type of research you are doing. Your future self will thank you for attending. A zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register

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September 2021

ONLINE: Introduction to UMN Libraries website and search tools for new graduate students

September 1 @ 8:30 am - 9:15 am

Meet online with fellow graduate students and get an overview of the Library website (lib.umn.edu) and online search features. Find out about getting to online full text and tools to be more productive for any type of research you are doing. Your future self will thank you for attending. A zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register

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ONLINE: Bullet Journaling for Motivation

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement), 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level)
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Start the 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! This workshop will be ON CAMPUS in the Walter Library Breakerspace located in the Basement level. Register

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ONLINE: Bullet Journaling for Motivation

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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! This workshop will be ONLINE via Zoom. You will receive a link to the Zoom on the day of the workshop. Register

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ONLINE: Managing Your New In-Person and Online Classes

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Whether you are studying at home or on campus, learn some strategies for creating your best possible study environment and maximizing your time. We'll introduce you to some time management apps, discuss ways to communicate your needs to family and roommates, and share some tips for handling email, Canvas, and schedules. This workshop will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent to your email prior to the start of the workshop. Register now!

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ONLINE: Introduction to Citation Managers (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and files. 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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IN PERSON: Intro to the HSL Makerspace

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Do you want to flex the creative parts of your brain and make something? Come by for a tour of the Health Sciences Library Makerspace! See what sort of tools and supplies you can use to design, build, and experiment. Register now!

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IN PERSON: Tour the NEW Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library

September 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillipps-Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The Health Sciences Library welcomes you to our new home in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB). We’ll meet at the Service Desk (5th floor PWB) and then tour our new spaces including our Makerspace, Virtual Reality Studio, 1:Button Studios, The Commons and the Data + Visualization Lab. We’ll conclude the tour with a visit to the Wangensteen Historical Library on the 2nd floor of PWB. This tour is a great way to learn…

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Virtual Reality

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center), 526 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us for an hour and immerse yourself in virtual reality experiences! This workshop will take place in the new Health Sciences Library Virtual Reality Studio, a 30x30’ space with the latest virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technology. Designed to introduce beginners to virtual reality technology, in this workshop we will play a game, take a virtual field trip, view 3D models and 360 photos, and talk briefly about how virtual reality can be applied in an academic context. Register…

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IN PERSON: Try the Pomodoro technique (with snacks)

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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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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ONLINE: Design for 3D Printing

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session we'll learn about how to design your very own printable model. We'll talk about how 3D printing works, use the program Tinkercad to design an object, and also talk about other ways to make printable files. This session will focus on how to design objects that can be printed successfully on FFF printers. This session was made for beginners with no 3D design experience, but all are welcome to attend. Register now!

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ONLINE: Increase your reading efficiency

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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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IN PERSON: Tour the NEW Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library

September 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillipps-Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library welcomes you to our new home in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB). We’ll meet at the Service Desk (5th floor PWB) and then tour our new spaces including our Makerspace, Virtual Reality Studio, 1:Button Studios, The Commons and the Data + Visualization Lab. We’ll conclude the tour with a visit to the Wangensteen Historical Library on the 2nd floor of PWB. This tour is a great way to learn…

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