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September 2022

ONLINE – Tools for organizing PDFs and article citations

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Citation managers are tools to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. This session will give overviews of Zotero, a free, easy to use citation manager, and EndNote, a paid, high-powered citation manager.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

September 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own database of citations, PDFs, images, webpages, video and audio files and more. Then create citations in a large number of styles and add them to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered the week of the workshop. Register

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Mend-Day Wednesday

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

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Exhibit opening: The Eyes See What the Heart Feels

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Atrium Gallery, 221 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Join us Wednesday, Sept. 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m., to celebrate the work of photographer and painter Adger Cowans. 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 view the exhibit, mingle with friends, and welcome the artist. Reservations requested.

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Panel discussion with artist Adger Cowans

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us for a panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 22, 9:30-11 a.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.), with artist Adger Cowans, and 21st Editions publisher, Steven Albahari. Moderated by the exhibit curator Deborah Ultan, joined by Howard Oransky, director at the U of M’s Katherine E. Nash Gallery; and Herman Milligan, Jr., Managing Partner with The Fulton Group, LLC, and co-curator with Oransky of the Nash Gallery’s current exhibit, “A Picture Gallery of the Soul.” Please register to attend the panel discussion.

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PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress)

September 22 @ 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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You’re invited to the HSEC Open House on September 22, 2022

September 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A person wearing a VR headset stands before an anatomic image, a person seated on a couch with a laptop and two individuals wearing masks make up a composite image of people in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEC).

The Health Sciences Libraries, CHIP, and MSimulation welcome you to our open house event on Thursday, September 22nd from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Come learn more about our library expertise and spaces that can help you have a successful academic year!

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VIRTUAL: Introduction to Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku)

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
pine tree branch, u of m

Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Come slow down, de-stress from your daily routine, and deepen your connection to nature. It is different than other nature experiences such as hiking or birding; in forest bathing, we will be slowing down with intentionality and engaging all of our senses through some activities. Give your mind and body some time to rest, wander and wonder in nature. Join Kristen Mastel, Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Outreach Librarian, to discover “Forest Bathing”  (The…

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3D anatomy education using virtual reality

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 23, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A person wearing a virtual reality headset stands in front of a screen showing an anatomical representation of an organ

Learn about apps in virtual reality that can help you learn human anatomy. This workshop is great for any student in the health sciences or faculty who are looking for ways to visualize anatomy in their courses.

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ONLINE: Start strong: Early semester planning

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn new strategies, tools and hacks that can help you for fall. 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: Virtual Study Hour — Try the Pomodoro technique

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 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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Bullet journaling for motivation

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A view of a bullet journal is shown with a month and a weekly view.

"Ever wanted to start bullet journaling? Looking for a way to organize your semester or your life? It's easy!

Join us for a beginner's session for bullet journaling where we introduce the basics of journaling including supplies, methods, and how to make it work for YOU, as a student. Have some paper and a pen/pencil handy (and art supplies if that's your thing) for the workshop and make a journal right along with u

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 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

September 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 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 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 now

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Mend-Day Wednesday

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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A close-up view of a pair of hands mending a denim garment.

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles to this weekly event and learn how to mend them! No experience is needed and all materials are provided.

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Software Carpentry – Python

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 30, 2022

Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This multipart workshop provides an introduction to programming in Python for people with little to no previous programming experience. Attendees will learn about Python fundamentals such as variables, functions, lists, conditionals, and use the Pandas and matplotlib libraries to work with and plot tabular data

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