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4/5 Workshop: Money Smart: Credit and You

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
2:15pm – 3:00pm
Location: 101 Walter Library

How do you avoid needing to "build a ladder out of debt?" This workshop will cover the basics of credit usage, credit scores and improving your credit history. You will learn why credit ratings are important, and tips for protecting against credit fraud and identify theft.

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3/29 Workshop: Google: Advanced Searching for Researchers

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: S30B Wilson Library

Google is a research tool! Explore the new tools and technology that pair Google-efficient tools with library-quality results to weave together a rich information web that goes beyond the World Wide Web. Learn advanced search techniques and tools such as Google Scholar, Google Books, Alerts and more.

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3/24 Workshop: Creating Posters Using PowerPoint

Thursday, March 24, 2011
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Getting ready to do a poster at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer.

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3/10 Workshop: Intro to Library Research

Thursday, March 10, 2011
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location: S30C Wilson Library

Gain an overview of the University Libraries. Learn the basics of academic research including search techniques, how to find articles, how to evaluate your sources and more. This workshop is designed for new students to the University.

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Money Smart: Credit and You

winking Ben FranklinWhen: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 2:15-3:15 pm
Where: 101 Walter Library

How do you avoid needing to 'build a ladder out of debt'? Presenter Rosemary Heins of the University of Minnesota Extension will cover the basics of credit usage, credit scores, and improving your credit history. Attendees will learn why credit ratings are important and get tips for protecting against credit fraud and identify theft. This workshop, part of Money Smart Week, is geared toward students but is free and open to the public.




1/26 Workshop: Team Skills: Library Tools for Collaboration

Wednesday, 01/26/2011
1:15pm – 2:45pm
Location: 530A Science Teaching and Student Services Building

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.

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2/4 Workshop: Formatting Your Dissertation or Thesis in Word 2007

Friday 02/04/2011
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location: Magrath Library Instruction Room (Room 81)

Focus on your research instead of your formatting! Learn how to use Microsoft Word features effectively and efficiently to insert images and charts, get page numbers in the right place, generate tables of contents and figures; and more.

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