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University of Minnesota Libraries

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Biibliophilia: Collecting Black Books

The University Libraries are a strategic asset for the University, providing intellectual leadership and extraordinary information experiences toward the advancement of knowledge. The University Libraries inspire learning and discovery through information resources, collaboration, and expertise.

August 2020

3D Design with Fusion 360

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Get started using a robust 3D design program during this session. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk's Fusion 360 software, including navigating the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can 3D print. We recommend that you bring a laptop with Fusion 360 already installed (available free online to students and hobbyists). The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. Register now

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Integrating the Libraries into your course

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join librarians and fellow instructors to learn more about integrating online library content into your course and Canvas. The Libraries can provide links to online books, articles, newspapers, streaming documentaries and more. Bring your questions. We will send a zoom link to those registered. Register

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Library 101: Using the Libraries’ website and databases effectively

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Working on research? Want to get more familiar with the library website? Want to be more efficient and effective in your online searching? Join us in Zoom and learn tips and tricks for finding high-quality sources efficiently through the U Libraries website (lib.umn.edu). We will send a zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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September 2020

Virtual UMN Library Website Tour

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
309 19th Ave. S., OMWL 499
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

The Library website is the place to check for your textbooks, and to find sources for papers and projects like online journals, magazines and newspapers. Your tuition dollars pay for sources you can't get from Google. Get an online tour of the Libraries website. We will send a zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Virtual Tour of Canvas

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Most courses use Canvas for course information, assignments, tests, discussions and more. In this session, get the layout of Canvas with tips from other students on how to navigate it effectively. We will send a zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Virtual UMN Library Website Tour

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
309 19th Ave. S., OMWL 499
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

The Library website is the place to check for your textbooks, and find sources for papers and projects like online journals, magazines and newspapers. Get an online tour of the Libraries website. We will send a zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Virtual Success.umn.edu Tour

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Success.umn.edu is a great website to find a wide variety of free peer tutoring (in over 250+ courses) and other online services. Our services can help you with your courses, assignments, tests, quizzes, final exams, research papers, time management and more. Learn more about the website and how to connect with these great services. Register

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Back to School Planning Party

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
309 19th Ave. S., OMWL 499
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Now that fall is underway -- plan the rest of your semester and get organized. Fill out a semester calendar, learn about online peer tutoring, explore tools to be more productive and connect with other students (maybe even make a virtual study group). Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Tips for Taking Notes (IRL and in Zoom lectures)

September 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 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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Creating Virtual Study Groups

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Do you miss connecting and studying with classmates in your online classes? Now is the time to think about creating your own virtual study groups. This session will share tips for how to try to get one started and keep them going. We will send a zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Back to School Planning Party

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Now that fall is underway -- plan the rest of your semester and get organized. Fill out a semester calendar, learn about online peer tutoring, explore tools to be more productive and connect with other students (maybe even make a virtual study group). Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Virtual study hour — Try the Pomodoro technique

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pomodoro tomato timer

Meet with fellow students in a Zoom and learn how to use the Pomodoro technique which is a brain-research based study strategy. Have an assignment ready to work on -- use focused time and get stuff done then take a group break and repeat. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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October 2020

Virtual Study Hour — Try the Pomodoro technique

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Egg timer in tomato shape for Pomodoro Technique" by Marco Verch is licensed under Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Meet with fellow students in a Zoom and learn how to use the Pomodoro technique which is a brain-research based study strategy. Have an assignment ready to work on -- use focused time and get stuff done then take a group break and repeat. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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