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January 2018

Finding Grant Funding for Graduate Students

January 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Find more about how to find funding opportunities available to researchers and graduate students. Learn how to use Pivot (from Community of Science) and the Foundation Directory. Register now

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

January 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 8, 2018 @ 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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Introduction to Mendeley

January 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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 automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Join in person or online. Register now

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Introduction to Zotero

January 10, 2018 @ 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 automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes. You can also use Zotero to easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 17, 2018 @ 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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Formatting your dissertation in Word

January 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Cut time spent sitting at your computer toiling away at Microsoft Word! In this workshop, you'll learn how to use Word features effectively and efficiently, including: creating a basic template, inserting footnotes, images and page numbers, generating tables of contents and figures; and more! Participants should have basic experience using Microsoft Word. Note this version of the workshop specifically uses Word 2010 for Windows. We will be using a sample dissertation and not be working with individual dissertations. Register now

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

January 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 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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Expanding your reach: How to give your best presentation

January 23, 2018 @ 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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Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)

January 24, 2018 @ 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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Introduction to Mendeley

January 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Join in person or online. Register now

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Introduction to Zotero

January 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Free

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 automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes. You can also use Zotero to easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Introduction to Zotero

January 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

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 automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes. You can also use Zotero to easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Introduction to Mendeley

January 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Join in person or online. Register now

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

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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Creating Posters in PowerPoint

January 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Getting ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer. Register now

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February 2018

Formatting your dissertation in Word

February 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Free

Cut time spent sitting at your computer toiling away at Microsoft Word! In this workshop, you'll learn how to use Word features effectively and efficiently, including: creating a basic template, inserting footnotes, images and page numbers, generating tables of contents and figures; and more! Participants should have basic experience using Microsoft Word. Note this version of the workshop specifically uses Word 2010 for Windows. We will be using a sample dissertation and not be working with individual dissertations. Register now

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