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December 2022

ONLINE: End of semester planning – study tips and tricks

December 13, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Ready for finals? Have final papers and projects or a mountain of homework to finish up? Do you need some new study tips and tricks to help finish the semester strong? In this online workshop, reflect on your semester so far and make a study plan for the rest of the semester whether you have papers, finals or other types of assignments. Learn new time management techniques and how to study most effectively using proven brain-based methods. Zoom link will…

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Long Night Against Procrastination

December 13, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Do you have a final project you’re working on? Are you catching up on assignments before the end of the semester? Just need to focus? Join us for a Long Night Against Procrastination! Get stuff done during structured work time and built-in study breaks with snacks and activities. Don’t miss the late night pizza! Bring your friends and something to work on.

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IN PERSON: Stressbusters Tea & Treats!

December 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us at the Health Sciences Library service desk on Dec 13 (Tue) and Dec 20 (Tue) from 11:00am-2:00pm for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls across from the HSL service desk. The Health Sciences Library will be hosting their annual Stressbusters events over two consecutive weeks: Dec 12 – 16, 2022 & Dec 19 – 22, 2022, to help students manage the stress that comes with end-of-semester…

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January 2023

NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Workshop (Online)

January 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
A magnifying glass is shown magnifying the word 'data' and a series of ones and zeroes

The new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy (DMSP) goes into effect January 25, 2023. Learn more about the policy, data sharing resources, and data management best practices. Special attention will be given to selecting an appropriate repository and human participant considerations

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files, and more. Create citations which can be added to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered one day before the workshop. Register

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Gopherbaloo

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Mooster and Goldy

History Day students: come and visit us! Gopherbaloo is one of the many research open houses, known as History Day Hullabaloos, that take place all around Minnesota in December and January. Since it takes place at Wilson Library on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, home of Goldy Gopher, it is known as Gopherbaloo! It is open to anyone, and students can arrive and leave at any point. Gopherbaloo 2023 will be on Saturday, January 14th 1 p.m. to…

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Exhibit closing reception: The Eyes See What the Heart Feels

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Atrium Gallery, 221 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Join us to celebrate the closing of this special exhibit featuring artist Adger Cowans. This exhibit focuses on Cowans’ photography, art, archives, and the new artists’ book, published by 21st Editions, “ADGER.” The Temple Trio musicians — Anthony Cox (cello), Scott Fultz (saxophone), and Davu Seru (drums) — will improvise to sketches by Cowans, accompanying this special opportunity to enjoy the exhibit, mingle with friends, and meet the artist. The event takes place Jan. 19, 5-7 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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ONLINE: Start strong: Early semester planning

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn new strategies, tools and hacks that can help you for spring. We will talk about semester planning, Canvas course tips, and go on virtual visits to the UMN Libraries and success.umn.edu (peer tutoring centers). Get ideas for keeping up the motivation and staying on track in your courses. Zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about using EndNote to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNote Online, a web-based version of EndNote freely available to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered one day before the workshop. Register now

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ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop. Register now.

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PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress)

January 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Stressed out? Come de-stress and forget about your worries at PAWS! Sessions at Wilson Library feature registered therapy animal teams—including dogs, chickens, and other domestic animals like cats and rabbits—that you are welcome to interact with and pet. No registration or fee- just show up and pet away.

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ONLINE: Start strong: Early semester planning

January 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn new strategies, tools and hacks that can help you for fall semester. We will talk about semester planning, Canvas course tips, and go on virtual visits to the UMN Libraries and Success.umn.edu (peer tutoring centers). Get ideas for keeping up the motivation and staying on track in your courses. Zoom link will be sent to those who register. Register now!    

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A Feast of Words: Tribal Environmental Knowledge and Partnerships Solving 21st Century Challenges

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Club, 403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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A Feast of Words, featuring Mike Dockry

RESERVATIONS ARE CLOSED Using historical documents from the University Archives, Mike Dockry will demonstrate the positive and negative impacts wild rice research at the University of Minnesota has had on tribal communities and ecosystems. His presentation at "A Feast of Words" will focus on a tribal-university partnership created to protect and restore wild rice ecosystems in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Dockry will also highlight tribal voices and describe a future where collaborative research supports tribal food sovereignty and healthy ecological…

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files, and more. Create citations which can be added to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered one day before the workshop. Register

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ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. We will also share some money-saving tips! A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop.…

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ONLINE: Tips for Taking Notes (IRL and in Zoom lectures)

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Watching and listening to lectures is an important part of college. Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of them whether they are IRL (in real life) or online. Become more efficient with your class time and learn how to organize materials to help prepare with quizzes and tests. We will send a Zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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