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April 2021

Creating Posters in PowerPoint

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

Getting ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer. Register

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#StudyStrong: End of semester study tips and tricks

April 16 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

This has been a rough semester. Do you need some new study tips and tricks to help finish the semester strong? In this online workshop, reflect on your semester so far and make a study plan for the rest of the semester whether you have papers, finals or other types of assignments. Learn new time management techniques and how to study most effectively using proven brain-based methods. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Paper panic: Research and writing Zoom

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get work done on final a paper or project in a helpful and supportive environment. About fifteen minutes of this virtual 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 stay on task and stop procrastinating! A link to the Zoom…

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#StudyStrong: End of Semester Study Tips and Tricks

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This has been a rough semester. Do you need some new study tips and tricks to help finish the semester strong? In this online workshop, reflect on your semester so far and make a study plan for the rest of the semester whether you have papers, finals or other types of assignments. Learn new time management techniques and how to study most effectively using proven brain-based methods. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Page Turners Book Meetup

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Row of colorful books with electronic book reader

Discover in a low-stress way some possible new favorite books! Folks will be presenting a book they read in the past few months at our meetup. For the first meetup, we have 5 presentation spots at 5 minutes each. Presenters will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please fill the form if you're interested in presenting. If you don’t present you are welcome to attend and might find a new favorite book. You do not need to have any experience of…

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Gather with other students and staff to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive, whether that means studying for finals, working on your dissertation, finishing a problem set, or grading exams. Power through with others for accountability, and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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#StudyStrong: End of Semester Study Tips and Tricks

April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Make a study plan for the rest of the semester and learn time management techniques.

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Pomodoro for Productivity

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tomato shaped analog timer

Gather with other students and staff to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means working on your dissertation, finishing a problem set, or grading exams. Power through with others for accountability, and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Pomodoro for Productivity

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tomato shaped analog timer

Keep up the motivation and 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

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Bullet Journaling for Finals

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Finish the 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

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

April 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Tomato shaped analog timer

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

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

April 27 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Gather with other students and staff to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means studying for finals, working on your dissertation, finishing a problem set, or grading exams. Power through with others for accountability, and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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#ICanHazPDF: Tips and Tricks for accessing materials after you graduate

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you graduating soon? As you transition from UMN, your access to library resources will change. This workshop will review library privileges for alumni and introduce you to research sources available in your next chapter. Register

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Rock that interview: Using specialized business research tools to prepare

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know the U Libraries has specialized research tools that can help you get insider information on the companies or jobs you are interested in? This workshop will give you tips to find information on companies, employers, industries and salary ranges. You can use all of this to prepare for your interviews and job search. We will send the zoom link to those who are registered. Register

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Bullet Journaling for Finals

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Finish the 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

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Bullet Journaling for Finals

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

Finish the 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 now

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

Find out more »

May 2021

Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tomato shaped analog timer

Gather with other students and staff to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means studying for finals, working on your dissertation, finishing a problem set, or grading exams. Power through with others for accountability, and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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Get it done: Use the Pomodoro method to finish papers and projects – “Study Day edition”

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tomato shaped analog timer

Gather with other students to work on whatever needs to get done. Come prepared to be productive -- whether that means studying for finals, writing a research paper, finishing a problem set, etc. Power through with others for accountability and use this focused time to get stuff done. Then take a group break and repeat. A Zoom link will be sent to those registered. Register

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First Fridays Online – May

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Fridays Online

Join us online for the 2020-2021 First Fridays season as we bring the archives directly into your homes. The May event features two presentations: “The Flying Jewish Chaplain,” presented by Kate Dietrick, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives and “Curt Carlson: The Ultra Entrepreneur,” presented by Amanda Wick, Processing Archivist, Carlson Companies Corporate Records and Family papers. Make a reservation to receive instructions to connect via Zoom.

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

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Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

Find out more »

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Business Library Associate

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Toaster Office Hours: Maggie Parra, Library Associate

Writing a business plan or research paper and not sure where to start? Interested in what is behind a company, product, or service? Connect with the Business Library Associate to get hands on support navigating the Library's collection of business resources and databases.

Find out more »

June 2021

Try Pomodoro technique for effective research and writing

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tomato shaped analog timer

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

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