February 2013 Archives

RefWorks: Basics 2/21

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Thu, 02/21/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.).

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Tools for Organizing Your PDFs 2/20

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Wed, 02/20/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: 310 Walter Library

There are a variety of new tools that allow you to annotate and organize your collection of PDFs. This workshop will familiarize you with some of the options for doing so and suggest best practices for organizing and maintaining your PDF collection.

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How to Develop a Project Charter 2/19

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Tue, 02/19/2013 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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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Endnote Basics: 2/14

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Thu, 02/14/2013 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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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Mendeley: Get Organized workshop 2/12

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Tue, 02/12/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

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Team Skills Workshop: Library Tools for Collaboration: Monday, February

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Mon, 02/11/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: STSS 420B

This 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.

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