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April 2021

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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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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Toaster Tip Tuesdays: May the 4th be with you – Star Wars Origami

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Celebrate your Star Wars fandom on this official Star Wars Holiday by learning how to make some Star Wars inspired Origami!

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects – “Study Day edition”

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tomato shaped analog timer

Gather with other students to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means studying for finals, writing a research paper, finishing a problem set, etc. 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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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 7 @ 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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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 14 @ 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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Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Learn why you should use a citation tool to organize your PDFs, and create in-text citations and bibliographies while you write. 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

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 21 @ 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.

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

May 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Meet with fellow students in Zoom to 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. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register

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Introduction to Zotero

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video, 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 LibreOffice. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join your fellow classmates on Zoom to learn how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs and add citations to documents in a variety of styles. Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs and then create in-text citations and the bibliography. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register

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June 2021

Try Pomodoro technique for effective research and writing

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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