January 2010 Archives

Zotero Basics 2/2

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Tue, 02/02/2010 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
310 Walter Library

Learn how to use this free citation manager that resides in your Firefox browser.

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Nothing Unattempted: The Voyages of Captain James Cook

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What: Exhibit: Nothing Unattempted: The Voyages of Captain James Cook
When: Through Sunday, March 7, 2010
Where: T.R. Anderson Gallery, 472 Wilson Library
Free and open to the public.

Noted British navigator and explorer James Cook was a man of many "firsts." He was the first British commander to circumnavigate the globe in a single vessel, the first known European to visit the Hawaiian Islands, the first European to land on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. He forever influenced naval life by actively preventing scurvy among his seamen, and his astronomical observations contributed significantly to modern knowledge of the solar system. Explore the fascinating career of the man who left "nothing unattempted."

Developing Solutions for Sustainable Countries 1/28

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 7 p.m.
Bell Museum, Minneapolis Campus

Free with museum admission
University of Minnesota students Eric Hedstrand and Wilfredo Dominguez will discuss a project that earned them a top award in the Institute of Food Technologist's 2009 Developing Solutions for Developing Countries competition, a competition that promotes the application of food science and technology to the development of new products and processes to improve the quality of life of people in developing countries. Their product - a nutritious mix of lentils and dried potatoes, processed and packaged using sustainable methods - aims to help to alleviate hunger in Bangladesh. They will talk about how and why food products like theirs are developed.

The Machine That Changed the World: Opening 1/11

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Exhibit
Monday, January 11, 2010 -
Friday, March 5, 2010
Elmer L. Andersen Library Gallery

ACM and the History of Computing, 1947-2010

One of the two largest computing societies in the world, the Association for Computing Machinery has been dedicated to the advancement of computing as a profession since its founding in 1947. This exhibit will explore the impact and importance of the ACM in an arena that has had a profound impact on modern life and society.

Spring 2010 Science and Engineering Career Fair 1/26

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1/26/2010
10 am - 4 pm
Great Hall, Coffman Union

This event is brought to you by the IEEE UMN Student Chapter and the Career Center for Science and Engineering (CCSE).

FFI

Learn how a citation manager can save you time, free library workshops beginning on 1/26

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Introduction to Citation Managers Tue, 01/26/2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

RefWorks: Basics Wed, 01/27/2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Zotero: Basics Tue, 02/02/2010 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

EndNote: Basics Wed, 02/03/2010 - 10:15am - 11:15am

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Winter Break hours 12/24-1/18

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Winter Break (Dec. 24-Jan. 18)

M-F 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
Sa, Su 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Exceptions:

12/23 (W) 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
12/24 (Th) CLOSED
12/25 (F) CLOSED
12/31 (Th) 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
1/1 (F) CLOSED
1/18 (M) 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Workshops on EndNote, Data Management, Grants and Writing your Dissertation in Word this week!

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Sign up here for workshops on:

Today 2-3 pm EndNote Basics
1/13 11-12 pm Introduction to Data Management
1/13 3-4:15 pm Grant Funding for Graduate Students
1/14 2-4 pm Formatting Your Dissertation or Thesis in *Word 2007*

Jumpstart Your Research with next week's Library Workshops

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All workshops will take place in 310 Walter. Register here for the workshops.

Mon, 01/11/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Getting Published: How to Publish Your Science Research Article


Tue, 01/12/2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

EndNote: Basics

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Data Management for Scientists and Engineers

Wed, 01/13/2010 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Grant Funding for Graduate Students

Thu, 01/14/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Formatting Your Dissertation or Thesis in *Word 2007*

Questions?

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

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