Free workshops from the Libraries for Spring!
Below is a sample of workshops we offer. To see the complete list and register go to: http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration.
ORGANIZE AND FORMAT YOUR RESEARCH
Introduction to Citation Managers
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.
Mon, 1/14/2013- 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Location: Wilson Library S30C
Thurs, 1/31/2013- 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Location: Magrath Library 81
Mendeley: Get Organized
hands-on class will cover how to use the free software Mendeley to
better organize and access your electronic article library. Mendeley can
automatically locate, rename, and organize your PDFs.
Tues, 1/15/2013- 3:00pm - 4:00pm, Location: Walter Library 310
Formatting Your Dissertation or Thesis in *Word 2011*
on your research instead of your formatting! Learn how to use Microsoft
Word features effectively and efficiently to insert images and charts,
get page numbers in the right place, generate tables of contents and
figures; and more.
Tues, 1/15/2013- 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Location: Walter Library 310
Wed, 1/16/2013- 10:00am -12:00pm, Location: Magrath Library 81
*NEW* Tools for Organizing Your PDFs
are a variety of new tools that allow you to annotate and organize your
collection of PDFs. This workshop will familiarize you with some of the
options for doing so and suggest best practices for organizing and
maintaining your PDF collection.
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am, Location: 310 Walter Library
Note: We offer more workshops on RefWorks, Zotero and EndNote!
Presenting your Research
Showcasing your skills with an online portfolio
workshop will get you oriented to using eFolio as a platform for
showcasing your skills to future employers and collaborators. Get hands
on experience for customizing an online portfolio, with practice adding
images and files to exhibit the accomplishments you've achieved while at
the U of M.
Fri, 1/18/2013- 10:00am-11:00am, Location: Walter Library 310
Creating Posters Using PowerPoint
ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference?
Learn pointers about using PowerPoint and tips for large-scale printing.
Wed, 1/16/2013- 1:00pm -2:30pm, Location: Magrath Library 81
If these times are inconvenient or you can't get to campus, we also have a number of recorded workshops and tutorials at http://z.umn.edu/ultutorials. Please contact us to request a custom session for your department, lab, work group and more.