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July 2019

Desktop GIS 101: Analyzing Data and Creating Maps

July 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This free seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps using Esri's desktop software ArcMap. More Info | Register

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Breakerspace Open House with the Teen Tech Squad

July 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Curious about the Breakerspace? Want to learn to make stickers on the Cricut, or print with the 3D printer? Wondering how to embroider something using the sewing machine, or what it's like to play with virtual reality? Come visit the Breakerspace from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and learn all about the tech we have, with the help of the Teen Tech Squad visiting from the Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center. All staff, faculty and students are welcome! Drop in at any…

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Programming & Pizza July 12

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join DASH on July 12 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice.

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Magrath Library Room 81, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 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 Online

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Intro to the Breakerspace

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Curious about the Breakerspace? Come for a tour of the space and a brief overview of all the tech available for the first half. In the second half, staff will be around to answer questions and help you get started with the tech or activity that interests you the most. Register now

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Story Maps 101: Visual Storytelling with Maps

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This free two-hour workshop guides participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform. A discussion about best practices in visual storytelling will precede a step-by-step tutorial on creating your own Esri Story Map. More Info | Register

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What is the Makerspace?

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register Online

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Collector 101: Field Data Collection using Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This free three-hour workshop offers a hands-on overview of offline data collection using Esri's Collector for ArcGIS app. Topics include setting up templates, collecting features in the field, and visualizing data once it's collected. More Info | Register

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August 2019

Desktop GIS 101: Analyzing Data and Creating Maps

August 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wilson Library Room S30C, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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This free seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps using Esri's latest desktop software, ArcGIS Pro. More Info | Register

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Programming & Pizza August 16

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join DASH on August 16 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice. Make an appointment! Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, (first floor, Wilson Library) 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 an map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t know and need a…

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Intro to the Breakerspace – CANCELLED

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This event has been cancelled 8/16/2019. Curious about the Breakerspace? Come for a tour of the space and a brief overview of all the tech available for the first half. In the second half, staff will be around to answer questions and help you get started with the tech or activity that interests you the most.  

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Workshop: Introduction to Citation Managers

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley

August 22 @ 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 create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 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 works with Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. Zotero will easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Register now

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Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

August 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 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 EndNote Web, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

August 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Students painting the bridge. For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. Register now

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