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October 2022

ONLINE: UMN Libraries on the go: Tips for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Do you primarily do schoolwork off-campus? Ever wondered how to avoid paying money for articles? Want to know how you can save time, parking money, and even avoid trips to campus? In this 45-minute workshop you will learn tips and tricks for doing research for papers and projects, accessing library materials, and getting help when you are off-campus. A Zoom link will be sent out a couple of days prior to the workshop. Register now.

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ONLINE: Increase your reading efficiency

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reading ramping up this semester? Having trouble staying focused? Let's talk about strategies to read more efficiently -- we'll cover reading strategies in the sciences and humanities. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 citations in a large number of citation styles which can be added to Google Docs, Microsoft Word and Libre Office. We will send a Zoom link to students who are registered. Register today!

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ONLINE: Increase your reading efficiency

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Reading ramping up this semester? Having trouble staying focused? Let's talk about strategies to read more efficiently -- we'll cover reading strategies in the sciences and humanities. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to use Zotero to create your own collection 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. We will send a zoom link to students who are registered. Register

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ONLINE: Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote along with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free. A Zoom link will be sent to registered students. Register now

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Bullet journaling for motivation

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A view of a bullet journal is shown with a month and a weekly view.

"Ever wanted to start bullet journaling? Looking for a way to organize your semester or your life? It's easy!

Join us for a beginner's session for bullet journaling where we introduce the basics of journaling including supplies, methods, and how to make it work for YOU, as a student. Have some paper and a pen/pencil handy (and art supplies if that's your thing) for the workshop and make a journal right along with u

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November 2022

VIRTUAL: Introduction to Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku)

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Come slow down, de-stress from your daily routine, and deepen your connection to nature. It is different than other nature experiences such as hiking or birding; in forest bathing, we will be slowing down with intentionality and engaging all of our senses through some activities. Give your mind and body some time to rest, wander and wonder in nature. Join Kristen Mastel, Certified Forest Therapy Guide and Outreach Librarian, to discover “Forest Bathing”  (The…

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