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Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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September 2021

IN PERSON: Tour the NEW Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library

September 17, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library welcomes you to our new home in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB). We’ll meet at the Service Desk (5th floor PWB) and then tour our new spaces including our Makerspace, Virtual Reality Studio, 1:Button Studios, The Commons and the Data + Visualization Lab. We’ll conclude the tour with a visit to the Wangensteen Historical Library on the 2nd floor of PWB. This tour is a great way to learn…

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IN PERSON: Tour the NEW Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library

September 21, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library welcomes you to our new home in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB). We’ll meet at the Service Desk (5th floor PWB) and then tour our new spaces including our Makerspace, Virtual Reality Studio, 1:Button Studios, The Commons and the Data + Visualization Lab. We’ll conclude the tour with a visit to the Wangensteen Historical Library on the 2nd floor of PWB. This tour is a great way to learn…

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IN PERSON: Tour the NEW Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library

September 29, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library welcomes you to our new home in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB). We’ll meet at the Service Desk (5th floor PWB) and then tour our new spaces including our Makerspace, Virtual Reality Studio, 1:Button Studios, The Commons and the Data + Visualization Lab. We’ll conclude the tour with a visit to the Wangensteen Historical Library on the 2nd floor of PWB. This tour is a great way to learn…

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October 2021

ONLINE: Data visualizations: design principles and targeted messaging workshop

October 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

This 90-minute workshop will introduce universal design strategies such as color, font, proximity, and shape that can be applied to traditional research visualizations such as tables and charts.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Tableau

October 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting visualizations.

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ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

October 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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ReproducibiliTea is a bi-weekly journal club that reads and discusses a pertinent article on research reproducibility.

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Finding a home for your manuscript Part 1: Open access and tools for finding journals

October 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Working on a health sciences research article? Have questions about publishing, open access, impact metrics? Join us for a two-part series on publishing. Part 1 is an interactive workshop that will address frequently asked questions about disseminating health sciences scholarship in peer-reviewed journals. We will begin with the basics of finding journals to target, and then discuss open access publishing models

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Finding a home for your manuscript Part 2: Impact Factor and other metrics

October 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States

Working on a health sciences research article? Have questions about publishing, open access, impact metrics? Join us for a two-part series on publishing. In Part 2, we will cover the basics of Impact Factor and discuss modern publication metrics that go well beyond Impact Factor.

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IN PERSON: Starting a research paper

October 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Get work done on final a paper or project in a helpful and supportive environment. About fifteen minutes of this in person workshop will be devoted to sharing some tips and tricks for writing papers, scripts for presentations, and finding sources. The rest of the time will be devoted to actually getting work done with others who also need to get work done. Together we can help each other to beat the paper panic! Workshop will be held in the…

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Sewing for Beginners: Cursed Creatures!

October 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine and make a little spooky stuffed "creature." All supplies will be provided! No sewing experience necessary. Come have a little spooky fun! Register now

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November 2021

ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

November 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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University of Minnesota's chapter of ReproducibiliTea will be meeting via Zoom and in-person this semester. The in-person option is in the new Health Sciences Library. ReproducibiliTea is a journal club that was first launched at Oxford University in 2018 where reproducibility-themed literature is discussed while sipping tea. The ReproducibiliTea journal club model and theme has been adopted by many locations worldwide. This semester we'll be meeting on select Fridays starting October 1st. The dates and readings are all available here.…

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Sewing for Beginners: Glasses Case!

November 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine and make a simple case for glasses or sunglasses. All supplies will be provided! No sewing experience necessary. Come make something both practical and fun! Register now

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ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

November 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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University of Minnesota's chapter of ReproducibiliTea will be meeting via Zoom and in-person this semester. The in-person option is in the new Health Sciences Library. ReproducibiliTea is a journal club that was first launched at Oxford University in 2018 where reproducibility-themed literature is discussed while sipping tea. The ReproducibiliTea journal club model and theme has been adopted by many locations worldwide. This semester we'll be meeting on select Fridays starting October 1st. The dates and readings are all available here.…

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December 2021

Stress Busters at the Health Sciences Library (multiple events)

December 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - December 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The Health Sciences Library (HSL) will be hosting our Stress Busters events over two consecutive Wednesdays in December to help students manage the stress that comes with the end-of-semester assignments and finals. Tea and treats — Dec 8 &15 Join us at our service desk (5th floor of PWB) on December 8 and December 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls…

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**CANCELLED** ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

December 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The December 10th ReproducibiliTea is cancelled. Stay tuned for Spring 2022 dates! University of Minnesota's chapter of ReproducibiliTea will be meeting via Zoom and in-person this semester. The in-person option is in the new Health Sciences Library. ReproducibiliTea is a journal club that was first launched at Oxford University in 2018 where reproducibility-themed literature is discussed while sipping tea. The ReproducibiliTea journal club model and theme has been adopted by many locations worldwide. This semester we'll be meeting on select…

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April 2022

IN PERSON: Tell your research story: visualization, design, & messaging

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This workshop will introduce universal design strategies such as color, font, proximity, and shape that can be applied to traditional research visualizations such as tables and charts. Messaging best practices that are grounded in accessibility and ethical principles are also shared.

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Tableau

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations.

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ONLINE and IN PERSON: ReproducibiliTea (journal club)

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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University of Minnesota's chapter of ReproducibiliTea will be meeting via Zoom and in-person this semester. The in-person option is in the new Health Sciences Library. ReproducibiliTea is a journal club that was first launched at Oxford University in 2018 where reproducibility-themed literature is discussed while sipping tea. The ReproducibiliTea journal club model and theme has been adopted by many locations worldwide. This semester we'll be meeting on select Thursdays including April 28, 2022. All the dates and readings are available…

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May 2022

IN PERSON: Stressbusters Tea & Treats!

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us at the Health Sciences Library service desk on May 4 (Wed) and May 11 (Wed) from 11:00am-2:00pm for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls across from the HSL service desk. The Health Sciences Library will be hosting their annual Stressbusters events over two consecutive weeks: May 2 - 6, 2022 & May 9 - 13, 2022, to help students manage the stress that comes with end-of-semester…

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IN PERSON: Tea & Treats!

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us at the Health Sciences Library service desk on May 4 (Wed) and May 11 (Wed) from 11:00am-2:00pm for tea, packaged treats, ear plugs, and colorful post-its for students to share positive messages on the glass walls across from the HSL service desk. The Health Sciences Library will be hosting their annual Stressbusters events over two consecutive weeks: May 2 - 6, 2022 & May 9 - 11, 2022, to help students manage the stress that comes with end-of-semester…

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IN PERSON: Introduction to Tableau

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Health Sciences Library, Phillips-Wangensteen, 516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations. This workshop is intended for beginners (no Tableau experience necessary).  Location: Health Sciences Library Data Visualization Lab (Phillips-Wangensteen Building 5-130) Register here!    

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