May 2007 Archives

Keeping Current in the Sciences 6/6

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Wednesday, June 6
2-3 pm
Walter 310

This is an overview of the alerting services in the science & engineering fields. The databases will send weekly updates of current literature references which meet the criteria you specify. We will help you define your interests in a search profile and set up an alert in the appropriate database. Register here.

Intro to SciFinder Scholar 5/30

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The library is offering an introductory workshop on SciFinder Scholar on Wednesday, May 30 from 2-3:30 pm in room 310 Walter Library. Register here to learn more about the features of the premier chemistry database.

Science on Screen: Contested Streets 5/24

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7 p.m. Thursday, May 24
Bell Museum, Auditorium
This documentary explores the rich diversity of New York City street life before the introduction of automobiles and shows how New York and other cities can follow the example of places that have reclaimed their streets as vibrant public spaces.

Tips and Tricks for Finding Property Data 5/23

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Learn about the wide range of electronic and print resources for property data in the physical sciences and engineering, as well as some ideas to help you efficiently discover the appropriate resources.

Wednesday May 23
2:00 PM -- 3:00 PM
Location: Walter 310

Register here to attend the workshop.

Conflict of Interest: Perception vs. Reality 6/6

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Wednesday, June 6, 2007, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
215 Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Ctr
1964 Fitch Avenue, St. Paul campus

Join University experts on conflict of interest for a discussion of the outside relationships that could impact research and scholarship in your field. Register here.

Cafe Scientifique: Theory Slam II

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Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Bryant-Lake Bowl, Uptown
$5 admission
Back by popular demand, the Café Scientifique Theory Slam is your chance to take the stage and to present your own theory—scientific or not! Think that lint arises from spontaneous generation in the belly button? Do you have a way to test that theory? Competitors will each have three minutes to present their data to audience judges. A panel of science experts will be on hand to discuss the plausibility and creativity of these odd and often hilarious “theories,? as well as how the process of scientific research helps us to understand the world.

RefWorks Basics 5/16

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Prepare for your upcoming papers and research by learning about RefWorks, the Web-based citation manager that is freely available to all U of M Faculty, students and staff.

RefWorks allows you to import references from most databases, keep track of your references in a searchable database and then add those references to your papers with RefWorks doing the work of formatting your references in the appropriate style.

There is a workshop scheduled for Wednesday, May 16, 10-11am in 310 Walter Library.

You can register for the workshop at this address.

Rebuilding After Katrina 5/16

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2006–07 IT Public Lecture

Craig Johnson (M.S. CivE '79)
Vice President, Stanley Consultants, and Senior Project Manager, Task Force Guardian

Wednesday, May 16, 2007
6:30 Cookies & Coffee Reception
7 p.m. Lecture
Coffman Memorial Union Theater

Institute of Technology alumnus Craig Johnson will discuss rebuilding the hurricane protection system in New Orleans and restoring the public's trust in the city's infrastructure

Questions?

Contact Walter Library:
(612) 624-3366
sciref@umn.edu

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