October 2011 Archives

How to Develop a Project Charter 11/10

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Thu, 11/10/2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library


You will learn about three key components to creating a successful Project Charter. In this hands-on workshop students will get the opportunity to practice developing a problem statement, a scope statement, and a roles and responsibilities document. Students will get a basic introduction to these foundations of project management.

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Grant Funding for Graduate Students 11/2

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Wed, 11/02/2011 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

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. Resources for the course are listed under Searching at the Office of the VP for Research.

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Mendeley: Get Organized 11/1

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Tue, 11/01/2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

This hands-on class will cover how to use the free software Mendeley to better organize and access your electronic article library. Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your PDFs. It includes a fast PDF reader and your library can be synced to the cloud and easily shared with others. It can even create bibliographies in any of hundreds of styles. Come and learn more about this great tool.

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Getting Started with Efolio for the Professional Skills Program 10/27

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Thu, 10/27/2011 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

This workshop will get you oriented for using Efolio as a part of the Professional Skills Portfolio Program. Get hands on experience for customizing an electronic portfolio that you can use to showcase your Professional Skills to future employers. Learn more about the Professional Skills Portfolio Program at http://www.lib.umn.edu/walter/professionalskills

Register for the workshop here.

Open Access Week events 10/24 - 10/28

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Learn more about issues surrounding access to information. The University Libraries are offering workshops and discussion to raise awareness and knowledge of these issues. Full information about the events here.

Graduate Student Scholars Discuss the Future of Scholarship
Wednesday, 10/28/11
Location: Andersen Library room 120
Pizza at 4:30 pm
Panel discussion 5-6pm

Open Access Publishing: Making your work available to the world

Mon, 10/16/2011 - 1pm - 2pm
Walter Library Room 310
Register here.

Team Skills : Library Tools for Collaboration 10/18

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Tue, 10/18/2011 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Located in the Science Teaching and Student Services building, STSS 420A. See map for details: http://campusmaps.umn.edu/tc/map.php?building=2|299

his interactive workshop will provide an introduction to tools that will maximize your group's efficiency as well as discuss skills and practices that will make your team work proceed smoothly. We'll discuss ways that you can use Google Docs, Google Sites, the Assignment Calculator, RefWorks, Zotero and other tools to facilitate productivity and keep your project on schedule. If you have a laptop, please bring it.

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EndNote: Basics 10/17

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Mon, 10/17/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff.

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Getting Started with Efolio for the Professional Skills Program 10/11

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Tue, 10/11/2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

This workshop will get you oriented for using Efolio as a part of the Professional Skills Portfolio Program. Get hands on experience for customizing an electronic portfolio that you can use to showcase your Professional Skills to future employers. Learn more about the Professional Skills Portfolio Program at http://www.lib.umn.edu/walter/professionalskills.

Register here for the Efolio workshop.

RefWorks: Basics 10/10

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Mon, 10/10/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Learn the basics of using RefWorks, the web-based citation manager that is available to all U of M Faculty, students and staff. Learn to add citations to RefWorks and create in-text citations and bibliographies in your Word documents using different citation styles (MLA, APA, etc.).

Register here for the workshop.

Questions?

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

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