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November 2018

Breakout in the Library!

November 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Thanks to a labeling mistake a deadly bio-chemical agent is turning unsuspecting students into zombie-like creatures. Use your research know-how to unlock the cure in this escape room-like activity. Teams are welcome but not necessary. For CLA 1001 students. Free: Register Now!

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Breaking Thread: Cross-stitching

November 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us for our next Breaking Thread event. You will learn the basics of cross-stitching and have the opportunity to try it out with the help from Team Breaker. In our Breaking Thread series, we are introducing students to making with thread and fabric. From sewing, embroidery, cross-stitching, mending, and crocheting — come and learn the basics of thread and needlework. All supplies will be provided free of charge to University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. You belong here. All UMN students…

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Furious beautiful zines

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! Questions, etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com (jimmy cooper) The Breakerspace is happy to welcome guest speakers on all kinds of topics. If you're interested in hosting a workshop, contact breakerspace@umn.edu. You belong here. All University of Minnesota students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace. Free: Register Now!

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Breaking Thread: Learn to Hem

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Learn to hem those pants that are too long! Needles, thread, and practice fabric will be provided, or bring anything you would like to hem. Taught by Breakerspace guest speakers Nancy Sims and Jan Fransen. This workshop is part of the Breaking Thread series. Free: Register Now! You are welcome here. All University of Minnesota students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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3-D Paper Crafting

November 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Create 3D animals and other amazing objects out of paper! Join guest speaker Mary Armstrong and learn the technique for making creative paper critters. The workshop is free and all supplies will be provided. Free: Register Now! You belong here. All University of Minnesota students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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Breaking Thread: Knitting

November 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us for an informal knitting meetup! This is an open house, so come when you can. No experience necessary; experienced knitters will be on hand to teach the basics. Bring your own project or use our supplies. Crocheters also welcome! Free: Register Now! You are welcome here. All University of Minnesota students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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Queer Sewing Circle

November 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Break thread with us! The Breakerspace Queer Sewing Circle is an open social sewing hour for LGBTQIA+ students interested in any type of sewing or textile art! All levels of experience, all types of work, and all types of folks are welcome! Co-hosted by Charlie Breslin and Jimmy Cooper.  We welcome guest speakers and workshop organizers on all kinds of topics. If you're interested in hosting a workshop, contact breakerspace@umn.edu. Free: Register Now! You belong here. All University of Minnesota…

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Powered by WIT: A History of Women in IT@UMN

November 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library, Room 101, 117 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

Join in a look at the history of women in IT@UMN, featuring a panel discussion and facilitated conversation about the historical context of the evolution of women’s roles in the IT landscape, including key historical events, personal reflections, and changes on the horizon. Panel presentation from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in 101 Walter with a reception to follow in the Upson Room. The panel presentation is being held in conjunction with a pop-up exhibit co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota Archives.…

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Picturing the Venetian State: Celebrations of Dogaressa Morosini and Doge Grimani

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Kristin Huffman

Kristin Huffman will deliver the 2018 Festivals Lecture: "Picturing the Venetian State: Celebrations of Dogaressa Morosini and Doge Grimani" on November 29 at 7:00 p.m. in room 120, Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Programming & Pizza — November 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us Friday, November 30, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., for our monthly Programming & Pizza. Expert staff from the Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing will connect with you for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Advanced registration required.

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Festivals Series Digital Workshop

November 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wallin Center, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

The Festivals Series Digital Workshop features presentations by scholar experts. Jacopo de’ Barbari’s Marvelous View of Venice 1500 Presented by Kristin Huffman, Duke University Festivals in Renaissance Italy: a Digital Atlas – FRIDA Venice Atlas: Frida Part 1 presented by Giuseppe Gerbino, Columbia University Venice Atlas: Frida Part 2 presented by Paolo Ciuccarelli, DDRLab Milan What: Festivals Series Digital Workshop When: November 30, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where: 15K Wallin Center, Elmer L. Andersen Library Who: Kristin…

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December 2018

Queer Sewing Circle

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Break thread with us! The Breakerspace Queer Sewing Circle is an open social sewing hour for LGBTQIA+ students interested in any type of sewing or textile art! All levels of experience, all types of work, and all types of folks are welcome! Co-hosted by Charlie Breslin and Jimmy Cooper. You belong here. All UMN students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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Miniature Painting

December 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Starting a Warhammer army? Gearing up for a Dungeons & Dragons campaign? Got some cool miniatures, but not sure where to start in painting them? Join us in the Breakerspace for a workshop on miniature painting for beginners! Learn how to paint on a sweet skeleton model, which you can then take home with you! Space is limited.

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furious beautiful zines

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Drop in, hands-on workshop to make your own zine. Register online Questions? Contact furiousbeautiful@gmail.com (Jimmy Cooper). The Breakerspace is happy to welcome guest speakers on all kinds of topics. If you're interested in hosting a workshop, contact breakerspace@umn.edu.

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Breaking Stress

December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Stressed out by final exams and projects? Do you just need a few minutes of something calming before getting back to your studying? We can help! Stop by the Breakerspace anytime from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. to do some easy, relaxing activites like coloring, origami, or painting to break the stress.

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Programming & Pizza — December 2018

December 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us Friday, December 14, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., for our monthly Programming & Pizza. Expert staff from the Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing will connect with you for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Advanced registration required.

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Breaking Thread: Knitting

December 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us for an informal knitting meetup! This is an open house, so come when you can. No experience necessary; experienced knitters will be on hand to teach the basics. Bring your own project or use our supplies. Crocheters also welcome!  You are welcome here. All UMN students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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Queer Sewing Circle

December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Break thread with us! The Breakerspace Queer Sewing Circle is an open social sewing hour for LGBTQIA+ students interested in any type of sewing or textile art! All levels of experience, all types of work, and all types of folks are welcome! Co-hosted by Charlie Breslin and Jimmy Cooper. You belong here. All UMN students from all communities are welcome in the Walter Library Breakerspace.

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January 2019

Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

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Introduction to Mendeley

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more.

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Introduction to Zotero

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

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.

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

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.

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Gopherbaloo

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Middle and High School students preparing History Day projects from the Twin Cities area and beyond are invited to attend the Wilson Library Gopherbaloo on Saturday, January 19, from 1:00 to  5:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for young researchers to experience Minnesota's largest research library while taking advantage of: Power conferences — students can sign up for a one-on-one meeting with a History Day mentor. Mini lessons — short presentations offered by Minnesota Historical Society staff on various History…

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