December 2010 Archives

Jumpstart your Research with Walter Library's winter workshops 1/10-1/14

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Take advantage of the break to sign up for free workshops on citation managers, managing your data plan, fair use and Google databases.

Register here for our winter workshops.

Walter Library building closed 12/24-1/2

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The University of Minnesota Libraries will be closed along with the rest of the campus from December 24, 2010 through January 2, 2011, some services will continue to be available. These include:

E-resources, including article databases and online journals, will remain available to the campus community through the Libraries website.
Users will be able to search for and request print materials in the MNCAT catalog during the closure, however GetIt and recall requests will not be processed until January 3.
Although due dates have been set to not fall within the closure period, users will be able to view their account and renew materials using the "My Account" feature.
Books from any U library can be returned at book drops in Magrath, Walter, and Wilson.
Chat reference will be available, but service will be provided by staff from the national consortium of which the Libraries is a member.

Walter Great Hall open 24 hours/day until 12/22

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The Great Hall in Walter Library will be open 24 hours per day until December 22 at 6 pm. See the Walter Library hours page for more information.

Walter Library Study Break tonight!

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Stop by the first floor lobby at 7 pm tonight for free cookies, beverages and other treats. Enjoy a short break and pick up a free book as well.

Creating a Data Management Plan For Your Grant Application 12/20

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Mon, 12/20/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 310 Walter Library

In January 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin requiring a data management plan will all new grant proposals. This workshop, geared toward graduate students, faculty and researchers, will provide and overview of the questions to consider when creating a data management plan with a focus on data preservation issues and tools for sharing your data, like subject-based repositories. See the Managing your Data Web page for more resources.

Register here for the workshop.

Walter Library Finals Week Hours 12/16-12/22

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Dec. 16, 2010 to Dec. 22, 2010

Study Days/Finals Week (Dec. 16-22)
OPEN 24 HOURS/DAY from Th, 12/16 through W, 12/22, 6 pm


Study Days/Finals Week (Dec. 16-22)
M-F 8:00 am-12:00 am
Sa, Su 8:00 am-12:00 am

Walter Library Study Break 12/15

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Wednesday December 15
7:00 pm

Join us in the first floor lobby for our annual finals week study break!

We'll have free soda and cookies, free books for fun reading over Winter Break, snacks from the Wise Owl Cafe, and the chance to win prizes in our trivia challenge.

Visit our Facebook event page for more information.

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