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February 2021

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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Toaster Tip Tuesdays: 3D Printing Basics

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
Toaster Tip Tuesdays

This Toaster TIp Tuesday session will introduce you to 3D printing at the Toaster - from reserving time in the Breakerspace and selecting/preparing files to familiarizing yourself with our printers and materials.

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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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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

February 19 @ 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

Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
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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Rock that interview: Using specialized business research tools to prepare

February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

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 now

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Rock that interview: Using specialized business research tools to prepare

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

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 now

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Toaster Tip Tuesdays: Cricut Sticker Maker

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
Toaster Tip Tuesdays

This Toaster TIp Tuesday session will introduce you to the Cricut Sticker Maker, vynl, cardstock, and inkjet printer for custom stickers, printable sticker paper, and printable vinyl. We provide some fun examples of what has been done with the Cricut, answer any questions you may have, and fill you in on how to reserve time in the Breakespace. 

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

February 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Free

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 LibreOffice. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered two days before the session. Register Today

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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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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

February 26 @ 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

Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
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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March 2021

Design for 3D Printing

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

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Toaster Tip Tuesdays: Media Services – Equipment, software, support, oh my!

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Toaster Tip Tuesdays

This Toaster TIp Tuesday session will introduce you to the newly available media services resources in the Toaster. Spend a few minutes walking through available equipment and software and how to get 1-on-1 support for your next video or podcast production! 

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

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Free

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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Avoiding plagiarism

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Plagiarism and academic dishonesty can lead to severe consequences. This workshop will help you understand what plagiarism in writing is and some of the most common mistakes that students make. Through interactive activities, you will learn strategies to avoid plagiarism and other resources to get additional support. Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

March 5 @ 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

Online event MN 55455 United States + Google Map
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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