November 2010 Archives

Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians

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What: Exhibit: Changing the Face of Medicine
When: Monday, October 25 - Sunday, December 5
Where: Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall
Free and open to the public

The Changing the Face of Medicine exhibit highlights the many ways that women have influenced and enhanced the practice of medicine. The individuals featured in this exhibit provide an intriguing glimpse of the broader community of women doctors who are making a difference. The exhibit honors the lives and accomplishments of these women in the hope of inspiring a new generation of medical pioneers.

Join the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries as it hosts this traveling exhibit created by the National Library of Medicine and celebrate many contributions of women physicians - both nationally and within Minnesota. You can also explore the exhibit online.

Current and Future Publishing Practices 12/2

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Thursday, December 2, 2010 • 2:00-4:00 p.m.
120 Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota

U Faculty Joshua Feinberg, David Levinson, and Patricia Lorcin will present and have a conversation about current and future publishing practices. The panel will be introduced and moderated by University Librarian Wendy Lougee.

FFI and registration.

"Inventive Women: Portraits of Scientists and Engineers" arrives in Walter Library Sep. 24
Gagliardi photoA photography exhibit featuring women faculty in the College of Science and Engineering (formerly the Institute of Technology) opens Sep. 24 at Walter Library (2nd floor Great Hall), East Bank and will run through fall semester. The exhibit, formerly on display at the Minnesota History Center, is a collection of black and white portraits by Nancy G. Johnson, a communications specialist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Each portrait is accompanied by a statement written by the faculty member about her research. Johnson received an IDEA (Innovation, Diversity, Equity, and Achievement) grant from the University's Office of Equity and Diversity to produce the exhibit. A public exhibit opening reception is Sep 24, 3-3:30 p.m. and will be followed by a History of Science and Technology Colloquium Presentation by one of the featured faculty, Sally Kohlstedt, on her latest book, Teaching Children Science.

Where: Walter Library, 2nd floor Great Hall Map
Time: Opening reception Sept 24, 2010 3:00pm and exhibit runs through December 2010
Online: View the interactive web version

Reception presented by the Science & Engineering Library will include refreshments and be followed by a History of Science Colloquium presentation by one of the featured faculty, Sally Kohlstedt,

Library Information Fair for International Education Week, 11/18

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When: Thursday, November 18, 2010 : 11 am-1 pm
Where: 1st floor, Walter Library

Join us for an informal opportunity to learn more about how the libraries can help you.
Library staff will provide international students a personal introduction to useful, important, and free library resources and services.
Light refreshments will be available.

For more information contact Jody Kempf at

or go to

Library Hours during Thanksgiving Break 11/24-11/28

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11/24 (W) 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
11/25 (Th) CLOSED
11/26 (F) CLOSED
11/27 (Sat) 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11/28 (Sun) 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Learn about EndNote 11/17 & 11/18

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There are 2 upcoming workshops where you can learn more about EndNote.

Learn how to use EndNote as your citation manager at the EndNote: Basics workshop
Wed, 11/17/2010 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 310 Walter Library

Register here.

Learn more about advanced features of EndNote and get your EndNote questions answered at the EndNote : Advanced Question and Answer Session
Thu, 11/18/2010 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: 310 Walter Library

Register here.

Getting Acquainted with Copyright 11/8

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Mon, 11/08/2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Register here for the workshop.

How many copyrights do you own? How long will they last? Can someone else quote from your paper in their own? Can you post your course readings online for your students? Copyright is really confusing - what is it even for, anyway? This workshop will give faculty and instructors a solid grounding in some of the elements of copyright law that are essential to scholarship, teaching, and research. Learn more about protections in the law for educators, and about your rights as an author or creator. Discuss and debate with your peers about some of the burning questions in the field, and enjoy exploring some entertaining and thought-provoking examples. No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational and educational in nature. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

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