Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

December 2020

Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time

December 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

Find out more »

Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time

December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

Find out more »

Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time

December 11, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

Find out more »

Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time

December 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong by learning how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy.

Find out more »

Try the Pomodoro technique: Virtual study time

December 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Tomato shaped analog timer

Finish the semester strong. Meet with fellow students in a Zoom and learn how to use the Pomodoro technique, a brain-based study strategy. Have some work ready (e.g. homework, problem sets, reading, research, writing, studying for finals, etc.) and use focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

Find out more »

January 2021

Introduction to Citation Tools (Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote)

January 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
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

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
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

Find out more »

Publishing 101 for Graduate Students

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Thinking about publishing an article on your research, but aren’t sure where to start? In this workshop, you will gain familiarity with the full lifecycle of publishing in an academic journal—from preparing your manuscript, to choosing appropriate journals, to negotiating open access and copyright. You will also have the opportunity to test some of your newfound knowledge by looking up journals in your field. Facilitated by librarians and scholars with publishing savvy, this workshop is open to all interested graduate…

Find out more »

U of M Day of Data, Jan. 13-15

January 13 @ 10:00 am - January 15 @ 3:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Join us for the University of Minnesota Day of Data 2021, Jan. 13-15. This year will feature a series of virtual events aimed at learning and sharing new data skills and connecting with data enthusiasts across the University. We will meet virtually, with events spread across three exciting “days of data.” Attend as many events as you would like. Visit the Day of Data website for more information and the daily session schedule.

Find out more »

Introduction to Mendeley

January 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

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. It then creates in-text citations and the bibliography from those citations. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register

Find out more »

Workshop: Introduction to Zotero

January 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

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

Find out more »

Bullet Journaling for Motivation

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Start the new year and new semester out right! Learn how to use a bullet journal to increase your motivation, stay organized, set daily goals, and reflect on challenges and accomplishments. Have a notebook/journal and some writing utensils ready, as we'll be starting our journals during the workshop! Register

Find out more »

How to Manage Your New Online Classes

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Studying at home is a HUGE change! Chat with UMN Librarians about strategies for creating your best possible study environment, and maximizing your time. We'll go over time management apps like Trello, and discuss ways to communicate your needs to family and roommates. Register

Find out more »

Bullet Journaling for Motivation

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Start the new year and new semester out right! Learn how to use a bullet journal to increase your motivation, stay organized, set daily goals, and reflect on challenges and accomplishments. Have a notebook/journal and some writing utensils ready, as we'll be starting our journals during the workshop! Register

Find out more »

Virtual Tours: Canvas, UMN Libraries and more

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States
Walter Library

Are you new to the University of Minnesota or just wanting to learn how to do this “online colleging” thing better? This session will give you an overview of Canvas courses, the library website (lib.umn.edu) and success.umn.edu (peer tutoring centers). Librarians will also share tips to increase your efficiency with searching the library and using Canvas. We will send a Zoom link to those who register. Register

Find out more »

Start strong: Early semester planning

January 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Online event MN 55455 United States

Fall semester was tough -- learn about 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    

Find out more »
+ Export Events