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Free Workshops in August

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To help get ready for fall semester, we are offering free workshops. Please register at

Introduction to Citation Managers (e.g. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote etc.)
Learn why you should use a citation manager to organize your PDFs and create bibliographies and in-text citations. This workshop will look at common citation managers: Mendeley, EndNote and Zotero.
Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Location: Nicholson Hall 35

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Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize, read PDFs and more.
Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 10:15am – 11:15am
Location: Nicholson Hall 35

Finding Grant Funding for Graduate Students
Find more about how to find funding opportunities available to researchers and graduate students. Learn how to use Pivot (from Community of Science) and the Foundation Directory.
Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Nicholson Hall 35

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Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you’re looking for with just a few keystrokes. You can also use Zotero to easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles.
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time:9:00am – 10:15am
Location: Nicholson Hall 35

Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web
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.
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
Location: Walter Library 310

If these times are inconvenient or you can’t get to campus, explore our online workshops and tutorials. Also please contact us ( to request a session for your department, lab, work group and more. To request disability accommodations, please contact Kate Peterson,, 612-626-3746.

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