September 2008 Archives

IT Career Fair 9/30 & 10/1

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Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) host the annual IT Career Fair. The career fair will take place on September 30th and October 1st, 2008 in the Great Hall at Coffman Union from 10 am - 4 pm each day. For further information visit the Career Fair website.

RefWorks Basics 10/1

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Time: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 11:15 AM -- 12:15 PM
Location: Walter 310

Learn the basics of using RefWorks, the Web-based citation manager that is available to all U of M students, faculty, and staff. Adding references to RefWorks will be covered, as well as exporting them to Word, and selecting a style (ACS, APA, LaTeX, AIP, etc.) for your bibliography. You can register for the workshop here.

Advanced EndNote Q & A 10/2

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Doug Nguyen, an EndNote representative, will be on campus to offer instruction on advanced EndNote topics. The workshop will be built around the questions you bring. Doug will be happy to talk about advanced customization features (customizing citation styles, import filters, reference types) and help troubleshoot any problems. Sign up for the workshop here.

Research Made Easy: Discover the Web of Science 9/24

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This is an ideal workshop for undergraduates or graduates beginning their research process who are looking for a better way of searching. And, with the unveiling of a new interface, even experienced Web of Science users will learn new tricks that will make their literature research a seamless and continuous process. Sign up for this workshop here.

Got EndNote? Now what? 9/24

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This workshop is an introduction to learning EndNote. Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We will also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a free, web-based version of EndNote available to University students, faculty and staff. Register here for this workshop.

Grant Funding for Graduate Students 9/23

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Find out more about funding opportunities available to graduate students. Learn how to use IRIS, SPIN, and Community of Science and the Foundation Directory to search for grant opportunities. Setting up e-mail updates on specific subjects will also be covered, as well as how to find internal U of M funding sources. Register here for the workshop.

Outdoor StreamLab Grand Opening and Tours 9/19

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3-5 pm
St Anthony Falls Laboratory
2 Third Ave SE

The Outdoor StreamLab is a premier research facility developed by the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) and the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED) at the University of Minnesota. It is designed to bring together river scientists, engineers, and managers to explore river flow and ecology in downtown Minneapolis. The public is invited for tours from 3-5 pm. Visit the OSL website for additional information.

Intro to SciFinder Scholar 9/17

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The library is offering an introductory workshop on SciFinder Scholar on Wednesday, September 17, in room 310 Walter Library. Register here to learn more about the features of the premier chemistry database.

Finding the Big Bang 9/23

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Location: Van Vleck Lecture Hall, Room 150, Tate Lab of Physics
Time: 7 p.m.

Third Annual Misel Family Lecture

"Finding the Big Bang" with eminent cosmologist Jim Peebles, Albert Einstein Professor of Science Emeritus at Princeton University, presented by the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute.

For more information visit the web site.

Redesigning Metropolitan Systems for Equity and Efficiency 9/11

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Rutherford Aris Seminar Series on Design

John S. Adams
Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography
Co-Director, University Metropolitan Consortium

Thursday, September 11th 1:25 PM
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

Redesigning metropolitan areas requires changes in the rules under which decisions and allocations are made, but understanding the rules of system structure and operation, and how they yield unwanted outcomes, remains a challenge. The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is discussed as an example.

FFI

Questions?

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

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