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April 2021

#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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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 30 @ 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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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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A Social History of Machine Learning

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

A Charles Babbage Institute Tomash Virtual Lecture Aaron Mendon-Plasek Join us as 2020 - 2021 Tomash Fellow Aaron Mendon-Plasek, History Department, Columbia University, presents his paper on the topic of the Social History of Machine Learning. Formal paper title, forthcoming. This virtual event is free and open to the public. Date/time: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 1 - 2 p.m. Register today This event is sponsored by the Charles Babbage Institute.

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First Fridays Online – May

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Fridays Online

Join us online for the 2020-2021 First Fridays season as we bring the archives directly into your homes. The May event features two presentations: “The Flying Jewish Chaplain,” presented by Kate Dietrick, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives and “Curt Carlson: The Ultra Entrepreneur,” presented by Amanda Wick, Processing Archivist, Carlson Companies Corporate Records and Family papers. Make a reservation to receive instructions to connect via Zoom.

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 7 @ 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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Programming & Pizza

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create a map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t know and need a helping hand. Join experienced staff from Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, Research Computing, and CSE-IT at our monthly Programming & Pizza, now held virtually, so it’s…

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 14 @ 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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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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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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