Please register on our Workshops Registration Web page.
Introduction to Citation
Tuesday, August 24
2:00 - 3:00 (p.m.)
Learn why you
should use a citation manager to organize and create bibliographies and
in-text citations. This workshop will look at three common citation
managers: RefWorks, EndNote and Zotero. Their features will be compared
so you can decide which citation manager best meets your needs. Note: Recorded Workshop Available.
10:00 - 11:00 (a.m.)
Learn the basics of using RefWorks, the
web-based citation manager that is available to all U of M Faculty,
students and staff. Learn to add citations to RefWorks and create
in-text citations and bibliographies in your Word documents using
different citation styles (MLA, APA, etc.). Note: Online Workshop Available.
1:00 - 2:00 (p.m.)
Learn to import citations, customize your
account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll
also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based
version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota
students, faculty, and staff. Note: Online Workshop Available.
Wednesday, August 25
3:00 - 4:00 (p.m.)
Zotero is a
free Firefox extension that helps you collect citations and website
information from within your Firefox browser. We'll show you how to
install Zotero and use it to capture citations, organize your research,
and format bibliographies and in-text citations. Note: Online Workshop Available.
Introduction to Data Management
for Scientists and Engineers
Thursday, August 26
- 11:00 (a.m.)
Digital data is growing at an exponential rate, and the
work involved in managing that data is rapidly increasing as well. How
can we ensure that our research data will still be available in a usable
form in 5, 10, or 20 years? We will discuss why having a data
management plan is important as well as key considerations and best
practices for data management. Note: Online Workshop Available.
Advanced Searching for Researchers
Thursday, August 26
- 2:00 (p.m.)
Google is a research tool! Explore the new tools and
technology that pair Google-efficient tools with library-quality results
to weave together a rich information web that goes beyond the World
Wide Web. Learn advanced search techniques and tools such as Google
Scholar, Google Books, Alerts and more that will help you access,
evaluate, and share information.
You can register for these classes and learn when and
where they'll be taught again by going to our Workshops Registration Webpage.