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May 2021

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
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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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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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Calculating Race : Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
History Book club with Benn Wiggins.

Please join us May 26, 6 to 7 p.m. for the May installment of "History Book Club," a a monthly event series that brings together alumni, faculty, students, and friends of the U of M Department of History to engage virtually with our faculty and graduates, and learn about their recently published books. This month's presentation is "Calculating Race : Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment" by Benjamin Wiggins, director of the Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities (DASH) Program for University Libraries and…

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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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Introduction to Mendeley

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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 then create in-text citations and the bibliography. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register now

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 now

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Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote)

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Meet with fellow students online and 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 also share tips for planning time for work and research this summer. We will send a Zoom link to students who are…

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Introduction to Zotero

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, and other files. 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 Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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July 2021

ONLINE: Try Pomodoro technique for effective research and writing

July 14 @ 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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ONLINE: Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote)

July 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Learn why you should use a citation tool to organize your PDFs. These tools also 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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ONLINE: Library 101: Using the Libraries website and databases effectively

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Working on research this summer? Want to get more familiar with the library website? Want to be more efficient and effective in your online searching? Learn tips and tricks for finding high-quality sources efficiently through the library website (lib.umn.edu). We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

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 free online version. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 in-text citations and bibliographies as you write. Register

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